The Clarion

Swap parties offer affordable alternative to clothes shopping

Lea Landwehr, Staff Writer

March 6, 2013

Easily the best part of a recession is the proliferation of a little event known as a swap party. The three functions of these gatherings are to allow people to shop without spending a cent, to socialize with friends and meet new people (i.e. friends of friends), and to be kind to the environment by...

Letter to the Editor: Current budget situation

Phil Gasper, Interim Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences

April 13, 2011

Dear Editor, Sarah Blaskey’s article on the current budget situation (“Crisis mode,” March 30, 2011) provides a good overview of the difficult decisions that are being made at Madison Area Technical College in light of a projected $10.3 million deficit for the next academic year.  Gov. Scott...

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