NPR Captures Spirit of Inauguration

January 22, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

Review of NPR’s coverage of the inauguration.

International Inaugural Coverage Hits and Misses

January 21, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Review of BBC and Al-Jazeera Inaugural Day coverage.

I Hear You, Crazy Old Man

January 21, 2009 by · 8 Comments 

Thanksgiving 2008. “We need a socialist revolution!” declared my dad with all the fervor of a scholar who has spent the majority of his adult life studying the texts of Marx and Lenin, the theories of capitalism and imperialism, and traveling to Russia and Cuba when Americans weren’t supposed to travel to Russia or Cuba. […]

D.C. in the Chapel

January 21, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

As I pulled the old wooden doors open to the Chapel on North Campus around 11:15 a.m. and walked in to witness what the media had coined as “history in the making,” I’m not sure what exactly to expect. I walk past the “No Food or Drink” sign and a police officer on his cell […]

Inauguration day with “the gossip queen”

January 21, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

The “Queen of all Media” gossiped the inauguration day away with updates of the events, mixed among the usual celebrity drama, of course.

The Lunch Lady’s President

January 21, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

By the time I settle into the room, it’s packed – upwards of 40 people are parked on couches and sitting at tables next to strangers. Comfort levels – unaffected. The accommodations are scarce. It’s 11:36 a.m., and “Hail to the Chief” plays from the two plasma screen TVs in Snelling’s Georgia Room. The announcer […]

Inauguration Celebration at the Georgia Theatre

January 21, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Inauguration night is celebrated at the Georgia Theater in downtown Athens, Ga.

A Text from Barack: A Message of Modernity

January 21, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

Text messages sent from the Obama Administration help bring in those who couldn’t make it to the inaugural events.

Blue Wins. How Does Red Deal With It?

January 21, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

Review of Conservative Talk Show host Rush Limbaugh’s coverage of Inauguration Day.

E! News: Hair, Make-Up and the Inauguration

January 21, 2009 by · 6 Comments 

Review of E! News’ inaugural coverage.

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