President Barack Obama's inauguration is being celebrated and watched not just around the U.S., but all around the world. Each group is celebrating in their own way. Here at my school, Chestnut Hill College, we incorporated President Obama's call to service with our Catholic, service-oriented mission by having students, faculty, and staff pledge commitments of service to specific organizations as well as to more general themes, such as fighting for tolerance. Our theme was "Be the change we can believe in."
And for all you inauguration junkies and presidential buffs, we've prepared a collection of inauguration and presidential links for your enjoyment...
Up-to-the-Minute News from CNN:
Photo & Video Collections:
From the mental_floss Vault:
Inauguration Kitsch for Sale
Past Inauguration Guests
10 First Ladies Who Never Wanted the Title
Facts About 10 Presidential Inaugurations
8 Parade Entries to Watch For
How Ex-Vice Presidents Made Ends Meet
4 Presidential In-Laws Who Made the Move to Washington
Secrets of Past Elections Revealed: 2000, 2004
Just for Fun:
Did any of you make it to Washington, D.C.? Or attend your own unique celebration? Let us know!