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Welfare Wednesday Fun Fact No. 3

Posted in Campus, Politics by Connor Mendenhall on 25 February 2009

Welfare WednesdaysColumnist Dan Greenberg picks up on Welfare Wednesdays in today’s Daily Wildcat. But if you’re still not convinced UA should cut off the corporate welfare for Chick-Fil-A and friends, consider this week’s Fun Fact:

If you start at Campbell and University with a sack of $20 bills equal to the amount spent on Welfare Wednesdays each semester, you can lay them end-to-end along the Mall, all the way to the Meal Plan office in the Student Union. Once you get there, go ahead and buy yourself 80 meal plans. Don’t worry—you’ll still have enough left to buy a week of groceries when you’re done.

Bon appetit!

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  1. […] might have heard of this. To clarify, this is not a $320,000 increase (with the subsequent addition of Food Stamp […]


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