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Start your UW-Madison Journey with Basecamp, a Student-Led Wilderness Orientation
Jul19

Start your UW-Madison Journey with Basecamp, a Student-Led Wilderness Orientation

By Katrina Kitzmann Uncertainty, discomfort, unfamiliarity, anxiety. For many incoming students, these are some of the feelings that come up when they think about those first few weeks of college. That’s why Wisconsin Basecamp, a wilderness orientation for new University of Wisconsin-Madison freshman and transfer students, exists. Students choose a backpacking, canoeing, or rock climbing trip. No matter what they choose, they’re going...

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Packing Tips from Outdoor Trip Leaders
Jun01

Packing Tips from Outdoor Trip Leaders

By Brooke Hollingsworth Packing for a hotel stay can be hard, so, when it’s time to go camping (no indoor plumbing included) packing can feel nothing short of daunting. The Wisconsin Union’s Outdoor UW team is here to help with tips and tricks from Wisconsin Basecamp Leaders Hannah Bucci and Murray Dunsirm. Wisconsin Basecamp is an Outdoor UW program that looks to connect freshmen and transfer students with other students and to the...

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Wisconsin Union Team Provides Insider’s Look at Graduation Weekend
Apr30

Wisconsin Union Team Provides Insider’s Look at Graduation Weekend

By Jade Anthony and Shauna Breneman Long before University of Wisconsin-Madison seniors receive their diplomas, our effort at the Wisconsin Union to prepare an unforgettable graduation weekend at Memorial Union and Union South commences. From live music to graduation gatherings, it all happens with the help of more 2,000 Union employees with a shared goal: make graduation weekend special for all who come to our buildings. In this...

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My Tapingo Experience (Alternative Title: How I Skipped the Line at Strada)
Apr18

My Tapingo Experience (Alternative Title: How I Skipped the Line at Strada)

By Abigail Rennicke Whether you are in the middle of being productive at work, in the zone studying, or just don’t want to wait in line, Tapingo is a new convenient app to get the food you want and save time. The online ordering system is available via app or web browser to easily acquire all of your favorite Union or dining hall food and drink options through pick up or delivery. I recently tried this new online ordering option...

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A Place for Fun and Focus amidst the Frenzy
Apr18

A Place for Fun and Focus amidst the Frenzy

By Jade Anthony and Shauna Breneman As we near the end of the semester, classes are almost over, and summer is right around the corner. But, between us and summer, are looming finals and the increasing dread of spending your days surrounded by highlighters, books and stacks of papers. While you weather the storm of exams, the Wisconsin Union is here to be a place for you to find fun and focus amidst the frenzy of finals. Twice a year,...

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