Terrace Views
How to: Interacting with Animals on the Terrace
Jul06

How to: Interacting with Animals on the Terrace

While sitting on the Memorial Union Terrace and enjoying a cold beverage and the warm Madison summer sun, you will likely see a variety of other guests enjoying the bustle and scenery. But more than just human guests visit the Terrace. It is home to ducks, geese, songbirds, loons and squirrels, as well. These animals are wild and share the space with the guests that flock to the Terrace each day. They’re our unscheduled entertainment...

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Hoofer Mountaineering Club: Climbing to New Heights
Apr27

Hoofer Mountaineering Club: Climbing to New Heights

Since becoming the president of the Hoofer Mountaineering Club, Rachel Andrie has helped the Mountaineering Club reach new heights with her vision and leadership. The University of Wisconsin-Madison junior did not set out to become the president of the Hoofer Mountaineering Club, one of the Wisconsin Hoofers six clubs. In fact, she found the club when, as an avid horseback rider, she sought out the Hoofer Riding Club. “I made some...

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Adventurer For Life: Dan York
Apr26

Adventurer For Life: Dan York

Spending his summers in the family cottage in Amery, Wis., north of Eau Claire, Dan York fell in love with the waters of Pike Lake and the surrounding woods he traversed each day. The cottage was idyllic, York remembers. It didn’t have running water or a bathroom. Nor did it have a canoe or kayak, so York spent his time on the water in a rowboat, fishing and exploring the lake. When it was time to go to college, York decided to attend...

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Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, We’ve Got You Covered
Feb10

Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, We’ve Got You Covered

  Whether you are spending time with your special someone, just want to try something new, or are taking a page out of Leslie Knope’s book and celebrating with friends, the Wisconsin Union has you covered. With crafting events, musical guests and great films, you can make the days ahead ones to remember. If you’re looking to just relax, our stress relieving pottery may be exactly what you need. Or, if you enjoy getting lost in a...

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Know Your WUD Leader: Deshawn McKinney
Feb06

Know Your WUD Leader: Deshawn McKinney

Deshawn McKinney, the president of the Wisconsin Union, offers this advice to students: Take advantage of each and every opportunity, whether that is studying abroad or joining a student organization. McKinney, a University of Wisconsin-Madison senior, is doing just that. He is an activist, an artist, a scholar studying creative writing and African American studies, and so much more. He was also recently awarded both the Truman and...

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