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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Sarah Calvert
Jun30

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Sarah Calvert

While you may know about Outdoor UW at Memorial Union, including its abundance of rental equipment and endless outdoor classes, there are some pretty amazing student employees and volunteers who make it all possible. One of these students is 22-year-old Sarah Calvert, who, while preparing for physical therapy graduate school, teaches yoga classes for Outdoor UW. Teaching both Terrace yoga and stand up paddleboard (SUP) yoga, Sarah...

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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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Home is Family
Dec13

Home is Family

By Kelsey Pulera Everyone who has spent time at the Wisconsin Union knows it’s a place where strangers become friends and friends become family. For the Stutz sisters, it’s a home away from home. As Badgers and lovers of the outdoors, Margaux, Ella and Laurel Stutz each found a place to belong in Outdoor UW and in the Wisconsin Hoofer community. Student leadership here at the Wisconsin Union helps create an...

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A Place Where All Can Play: The Union’s Fall Campaign
Sep27

A Place Where All Can Play: The Union’s Fall Campaign

As children, our job was to play. Our parents encouraged us to let loose and simply have fun with games and toys. But as we get older this emphasis on play fades, and instead we focus on balancing school, work, exercise and relationships. The Wisconsin Union wants to bring play back into our adult lives. Since 1935 when the Board of Regents charged the Wisconsin Union with the recreational welfare of the student population and...

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Kicking Off Gameday at the Union
Aug24

Kicking Off Gameday at the Union

As summer comes to a close, students return to campus and prepare to take new classes. But aside from the academic excitement a new school year brings, many are looking forward to another thing autumn has in store–athletic festivities. Fall means college football season for campuses across the nation, and it also means the reappearance of Wisconsin’s beloved gameday traditions–tailgating with brats and cold beverages,...

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