A collective outburst of joy

WUSTL students (from left) Jasmine Taylor, Erin Moss, Jeff Nelson and Bianca Jackson cheer at the Danforth University Center after President Barack Obama finished his inauguration speech Jan. 20. Several hundred students — many arriving as early as 9 a.m. to get a good seat — packed Tisch Commons to watch the historic 11 a.m. (CST) inauguration of America’s 44th president on a large-screen television. Said an excited Moss after the speech: “I’m going to hyperventilate!”