Some of the university’s seniors are offering their tickets to his May 13 commencement speech on Craigslist for $60 to $100 apiece, and others are auctioning their tickets on eBay, according to CNN. Seniors can pick up as many as six free tickets to the event, scheduled for the university’s Sun Devil Stadium, which has a game-day capacity of 71,706. But not all seniors plan to attend — in part because of the inconvenience caused by the president’s presence. “You have to get through security, then you have to hear him speak, and then you have to get out,” said a student who told CNN he’s not going.True to CHE form, the comments start to turn batshit crazy by #3.
The university announced on a graduation Web page that no student could take “any action to sell, trade, or barter the ticket, or to assign or transfer the ticket for any consideration whatsoever.”
Friday, April 10, 2009
Markets In Everything: Obama's ASU Commencement
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