GBay, Colonial Trader, GW List … call it what you want, but whatever it was, it never happened. But surprisingly (or unsurprisingly, depending on who you ask), a group of seniors has developed a new web portal, exchangeoncampus.com that already has the same buy/sell/trade capability the SA envisioned, and they might be on their way to developing blogs, forums, calendars, and other features as well.
At the end of the day, the SA spent nearly a year of time and $11,000 of students’ money on … nothing. Now, we see five seniors who spent a few weeks and no student body money on a site that already has quite a few listings. The SA now plans on meeting with the owners of the new site, called Exchange on Campus, to consider giving it the SA’s endorsement … whatever that could mean.
Read Ramonas’ full story here