Terrace Views
Union Reunion 2017 Connects Generations of WUD Leaders
Nov15

Union Reunion 2017 Connects Generations of WUD Leaders

Throughout Memorial Union’s 90 year history, thousands of students have made the historic building their home-away-from-home. Student employees, WUD leaders, Hoofer members and more all found friendships and made great memories during their years at the Union–and during the 2017 Union Family Reunion, they all got to relive their glory days. Re-connections through conversations, food, tours, student mini-TED Talks, Badger Game Watch...

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A Gold Star Honor Roll Legacy: Capt. Kevin Michael Kryst
Nov15

A Gold Star Honor Roll Legacy: Capt. Kevin Michael Kryst

It wasn’t far into his UW-Madison education that Captain Kevin Michael Kryst of West Bend, Wis. decided to join the Marine Corps: during his sophomore year on campus, the kinesiology major committed to enter the corps as an officer upon graduation. He attended two basic training sessions at Quantico, Virginia, during the summers following his sophomore and junior years before graduating with the UW-Madison class of 2001. Once...

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Know Your WUD Leader: Adam Yeazel
Nov13

Know Your WUD Leader: Adam Yeazel

The word “student” doesn’t do justice for everything UW-Madison junior Adam Yeazel accomplishes. In addition to his role as a molecular biology and international studies major, Yeazel also works in a research lab, plays double bass viola and serves as the director of WUD Society and Politics. The WUD Society and Politics committee is a nonpartisan group of students that make it easy for people to talk, listen and learn about the...

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Celebrate Memorial Union’s 90th Birthday This Year
Nov13

Celebrate Memorial Union’s 90th Birthday This Year

We can’t relive the past…but we can celebrate it! We’re excited to celebrate a big milestone this year: Memorial Union is turning 90! With renovations of floors two through four complete, Memorial Union is looking good as new, and we’ll be honoring one of our favorite spots on campus all year long. Keep an eye out in upcoming editions of Terrace Views for monthly features on updated spaces throughout the Union. Once the weather...

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The Story of the Steins
Oct18

The Story of the Steins

The walls of Memorial Union can’t talk-but the Steins do. A signature of both der Stiftskeller and der Rathskeller is the eclectic stein collection lining the muraled walls. Generations of Badgers and Union members have donated their own steins to the collection, and some even slipped notes in, commemorating their time at the Union. During renovations of Memorial Union, the Steins were washed, tagged, organized and stored, giving...

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