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News & Media Mentions Relax, people, the Terrace will be even better

Posted: 09/15/15

Published by: Wisconsin State Journal editorial

Published on: 9/13/15

"They’re going to ruin the Memorial Union Terrace.

They’ll pave it all with concrete.

It won’t be a friendly or usable space.

Ted Crabb heard those complaints and more when he helped create what today is Madison and UW-Madison’s most beloved spot.

Crabb was director of the Memorial Union in the 1980s, playing a key role in expanding and improving the campus Terrace along Lake Mendota. Much of the area was grass that wouldn’t grow because too many people walked and sat on it..."

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