Office of the Vice President for Global Communications

Friday, January 27, 2012

Crowds line up for tickets to Obama's speech

Viewed from an upper story of the Michigan Union, the line of people waiting for tickets to President Obama's speech winds along the walkways between the Union and the LSA Building. (Photo by Todd McKinney, University Record)


Regents' Plaza filled with people waiting for tickets, with some huddling under blankets to ward off the chill. (Photos by Scott Soderberg (left) and Austin Thomason (above), U-M Photo Services)


From in front of the Michigan Union Box Office window (left) and throughout the ground level of the Union (above), people settled in to await ticket distribution Thursday morning. (Photos by Scott Soderberg, U-M Photo Services)


Students show their excitement at having received tickets to Obama's speech. From left are Emily Mannisto, Caitlin Rize, Pat Maillet, Nate Cherney, Erik Bolda. (Photo by Todd McKinney, University Record)