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Student Leadership at Wheelhouse Studios
Jun05

Student Leadership at Wheelhouse Studios

Throw on your art smock because we’re heading down to Wheelhouse Studios to meet the fantastic students who make it all possible. Wheelhouse Studios, located on the lower-level at Memorial Union, is an art studio that is open to the public, but free for students and discounted for Union members. Wheelhouse offers open studio time, special art events, a ceramics studio and even classes. From drawing and painting to jewelry and glass...

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Daily Scoop: Then and Now
Jun04

Daily Scoop: Then and Now

Friends who eat Babcock Ice Cream together, stay together. At least that’s the experience of the women whose picture hangs on the wall at Memorial Union’s Daily Scoop. Meet Mary and Margaret. Both are University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates who love Babcock Ice Cream, as indicated by a 1981 photograph which shows the two women on the steps at the Terrace, eating the delicious treat. Margaret Armstrong Schueller (right) knows exactly...

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Adventure Awaits at Outdoor UW
May17

Adventure Awaits at Outdoor UW

Through Outdoor UW, students and members have opportunities galore to explore the outdoors and dip their toes in the water (literally!) with different activity opportunities. From kayaking on Lake Mendota to basecamp experiences for incoming freshmen and transfer students, there is something for everyone this summer at Outdoor UW, no matter what their experience level. Outdoor UW offers a progression of rent, learn and join which...

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How do They do that: Booking Bands for the Terrace
May17

How do They do that: Booking Bands for the Terrace

    The students in the Wisconsin Union Directorate Music Committee are so talented, they make putting on weekly concerts look easy. However, behind the beat, there’s a lot of work that goes on to make these shows possible, especially during the summer season of Terrace After Dark. With up to five shows a week, plus a weekly open mic night, Terrace After Dark programming is anything but scaled back for WUD Music. For...

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A User’s Guide to the Terrace
May09

A User’s Guide to the Terrace

Some people rely on Groundhog Day to determine when spring will finally bloom. But at the Wisconsin Union, we have our own method to signify the start of a new season: The return of the Terrace chairs. Though a late April snowstorm delayed the Terrace opening, we were thrilled to see everyone line up to carry the famous chairs out to the Terrace April 24. Since then, the green, orange and yellow chairs have been filled with students,...

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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Riley Garcia
May07

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Riley Garcia

Badger Bash, March Madness watch parties, live music and more. These are just some of the events at Sett Pub. While you’re enjoying the exciting life of a Badger, there are countless people who work behind the scenes to bring you the best Wisconsin Union experience possible. We would like to introduce you to one of those people. His name is Riley Garcia, and he is the general manager of the Sett Pub. In this article, we’ll tell you...

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