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Taste of the Union: Vegan Fare
May01

Taste of the Union: Vegan Fare

When you think of the Wisconsin Union, you may think of the Ginger Root team serving its famous sesame chicken or der Rathskeller with its burgers and cheese curds. But, did you know that Union South’s and Memorial Union’s restaurants and cafes have many delicious vegan options that, whether you’re vegan or not, will have you writing odes to veggies? We had our entire community’s dietary needs in mind when we created our menus. I...

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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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A Place to Dine: Delicious Changes and Conversations
Mar06

A Place to Dine: Delicious Changes and Conversations

A lot has changed at the Wisconsin Union over the past year, and dining is no exception. While staples like der Rathskeller and the Brat Stand remain, new food options such as Italian dishes at Strada and handcrafted fare at Carte have made a name for themselves at the Memorial Union. Since opening in January 2017, Strada has made Italian street food a dining go-to at Memorial Union. Visitors can partake of traditional options such as...

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Taste of the Union: Tapas at Prairie Fire
Mar01

Taste of the Union: Tapas at Prairie Fire

Looking for something more than coffee, tea, espresso and bakery and grab-n-go items at Prairie Fire? You won’t have to go far for a tapas dining experience fit for any foodie. Tucked behind the building’s notable coffeehouse sits a tapas haven. With a variety of beverages as well as a refreshing mix of tapas to choose from, this cozy café offers the picture-perfect way to unwind after a long day. The diverse options at Prairie Fire...

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