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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney
Oct23

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney

It’s a Badger football home gameday and you’re surrounded by a sea of red and white. “Build me up Buttercup” and “Sweet Caroline” blast over the loudspeakers. Bucky is busy posing for photo-ops, and the Spirit Squad is getting ready to cheer on the Badgers. I bet we can guess where you are. Badger Bash has been one of the Wisconsin Union’s greatest game day traditions for more than 40 years. And while you’re busy tailgating your heart...

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Lakefront Marina Project to enhance experiences for a lifetime
Sep29

Lakefront Marina Project to enhance experiences for a lifetime

Originated in 1939, the Hoofer Sailing Club at the Wisconsin Union has been a long-time, integral part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison outdoor experience. From lessons to youth programs, the club provides a wide variety of sailing experiences for people of all ages. The current infrastructure used by the sailing club has been in place for almost 40 years, but natural wear and tear has deteriorated the piers. The vision for the...

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Happy Birthday, WUD Cuisine!
Sep20

Happy Birthday, WUD Cuisine!

The Wisconsin Union Directorate’s (WUD’s) newest committee, WUD Cuisine, has turned one! The past year has been full of growth, learning and community involvement, and the committee’s newest director, Sydney Weiser, joined us to reflect on the successes and future of the Cuisine Committee. “First and foremost, we aim to be a place where students can start thinking about cuisine and the food system at large,” Weiser said. “Food is a...

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Let the Union Help you find your Friends for Life
Sep12

Let the Union Help you find your Friends for Life

Coming to college as a freshman, sure, you’re scared about college classes. You’re wondering how you’re going to get up Bascom Hill. And you may be strategizing about the number of alarms you’ll have to set to wake up in time for that 7:45 a.m. class. But you’re also probably missing your hometown BFFs and thinking there’s just no way you’ll be that close with any other friends ever. And while no one will ever replace the people you...

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College is Hard – Finding a Job You Love at the Union Isn’t
Sep11

College is Hard – Finding a Job You Love at the Union Isn’t

From studying to balancing a social life, from midterms to finals, college can be an extremely stressful time. At the Wisconsin Union, we know that finding a job that fits your schedule can be next to impossible, so we do our best to make student employment at the Union fun. We know you have choices when it comes to your student employment, but here are five reasons why working at the Union should be your top choice: Flexible...

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