In a sense, Inauguration Day resembles the New Year: making resolutions and welcoming a new era with a concert and fireworks. Among State College residents, asked about the new administration, there’s hope, concern and everything in between.
Sam Richards teaches race and ethnic relations in the sociology department at Penn State.
“I think we are in for a very interesting four years," he said. "And I suspect that there’s never going to be a dull moment.”
Christy Carfagno is a senior also from the sociology department.