48 The Michigan Daily - AVedr:esday, Apri! .!i. 2009
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When campus instinctively converged on the Diag after Barack Obama won the presidency on i
Nov. 4, the Daily photo staff did the same. At 3 a.m. that night, the Daily's editorial staff scrapped
our plan to lead with words and lead with photos that accomplished something text simply 4":: ' >" . ,
couldn't. The election issue epitomized the role of a visual staff and set a standard ofphotojour-
nalism we strive to meet on a daily basis. Accompanying the election, pictures in our collection of
photos of the year are examples of work that met that standard.
- Zachary Meisner, Managing Photo Editor "
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1. Fifth-year senior CJ Lee, redshint freshman Laval lucas Perry and redshirt sophomore Anthony Wright celebrate the Michigan
basketball team's selection to thn NCA A Tournament at Crisler Arena on March 1R. 2. Students straggle against bungee cords to place
their beanbags farthest at the Homecoming Kick Off Carnioal on the Dlag Sept. 3D. 3. After nearly three years of construction, the
Unloersity of Michigan Museum of Art reopened mith a meekend of activities and a student openIng March 3t shomn abooe.
4. Musicljurior Curtis Wikiund proposing to Rochester Hills resident Jordin Nelson na bus to Nor th Campus Noo. J4. A bout 3D frends
mho had decorated the bus mith streamers amaited the couple. 5. Illinois Ruarterback Juice Williams escapes the stumbling Woloerines
during the second half of the Oct. 4 game in Ann Arbor, exemplifying the frustration of Michigan's dismal season. 6. LGA junior Graham
Burgess, an ROTC cadet, carries tine bags of sand in a timed race at the Ranger Challenge at Camp Atterbury in Indiana. 7. Graduatn
students Leslee Mcknight and Nicole Dickelson break into tears as alum Jeremy Rromn and graduate student Ashley Reid embrace in
6 the Blue Leprechaun shortly after Obama's Gictory mas announced Noo. 4. 8. Presidential nominee Barack Obama at a rally in Detroit
on Sept. 28. 9. Students celebrate or the Dlag early in the morning on Noo. D after Barack Obama mon the presidential election.