Terrace Views
Making Memories on the Terrace
Jul18

Making Memories on the Terrace

There are 1,200 sunburst chairs scattered across the Wisconsin Union’s almost 90-year-old Memorial Union Terrace. Their signature yellow, green and orange hues glimmer in the sun and continue to show brightly through the night under twinkle lights. While these symbols of warm months in Madison are recognizable icons of the Terrace, more important are the people who come visit them. Whether you are experiencing the Terrace as a...

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Sailing Instructors Demonstrate a Classic Sailing Knot
Jul17

Sailing Instructors Demonstrate a Classic Sailing Knot

Looking to go on a nautical adventure? Sailing away from the stress of the day is easy when you’re a member of the Hoofer Sailing Club (HSC).   If you’re like me, you’ve watched sailors on Lake Mendota in awe as they tie what seem like very fancy knots and agilely adjust their sails.   But, HSC instructors assure me that it can all be learned and that it’s so worth it when you do.   “It’s a lot easier than you would think,”...

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The Wisconsin Union: A Year in Review
Jul16

The Wisconsin Union: A Year in Review

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to pause and revisit some of our favorite memories from this past year. So, kick back and relax, and relive some of the Wisconsin Union’s best moments of 2017-2018 with us at the Wisconsin Union: Badger Bash: Aug. 31 – Nov. 24, 2017 Before each home Badger football game, fans gathered to celebrate and cheer on our Badgers at game day’s best tailgate. We have hosted Badger Bash for more...

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Wisconsin Union Food Bucky List: Must-Try Menu Items
Jun07

Wisconsin Union Food Bucky List: Must-Try Menu Items

Are you waiting for Guy Fieri to give you the rundown on the best food the Wisconsin Union has to offer? He probably isn’t stoppin’ by anytime soon. But, I’m channeling my best Guy Fieri (signature hair not included) to put together my own list of favorite Union eats you absolutely have to try. Margherita Pizza, Strada, Memorial Union I’m not alone in loving the Margherita Pizza at Memorial Union’s Strada. It’s the most popular dish...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Scott Faulkner
Jun01

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Scott Faulkner

The Wisconsin Union Hotel & Club Suites offer guests overnight stays for a lifetime right on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Scott Faulkner, the Wisconsin Union hotel manager, is one of the team members behind the scenes of it all, constantly striving to make your time at our hotels unforgettable. We met up with Scott to learn about his experience in the hospitality industry and his time at the Union. What does a...

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