Saturday, February 14, 2009

photos old and new

Here are some photos I took during St. Philip's College during Barack Obama's inauguration, but forgot to post. The once exclusively black and hispanic serving instution in San Antonio, St. Philip's College has represented the city's east side pride since 1901. New photos include assignments from this week.

Asst. professor of psychology Shirley Bass-Wright can't help but smile as Barack Obama takes the stage during the Inauguration Ceremony at St. Philips College on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Bass-Wright said her great joy is for her 89 year-old father Garland Bass being able to witness the achievment of African Americans and for being in the presence of such a diverse community.

Sonography sophomore Connie Wilson wipes tears from her eyes while praying during Dr. Rick Warren's National Invocation at thInauguration Ceremony at St. Philips College on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Inspired by Barack Obama's message of hope and equality for all, Wilson said her tears of joy were shared by all minorities.

Obama supporters jump to their feet and scream after Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States during the Inauguration Ceremony at St. Philips College on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

Architecture freshman and Korean international student Sanjin Ha plays ping pong against education sophomore Eleazar Galinob during the Ping Pong Tournement sponsored by Student Life on Tuesday, Feb 10. Ha defeated Galindo 2-0.

Slain Monarch drummer Alton Jenkins performs live with his band at the KSYM studio in the Radio Telivision Film building on Monday, Feb 9. The alternative instrumental band of three includes liberal arts sophomore and bassist Ben Cardenas, and guitarist Rick Cantu. Cantu writes the music, calling it an "avongaurd instrumental fusion," with the hope to "spark a change in the minds of listeners." It was the band's first time being played on the radio.

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