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Hoofers Announces Full Winter Carnival Lineup
Jan23

Hoofers Announces Full Winter Carnival Lineup

The Hoofers Winter Carnival will return Feb. 3-11 with everything from ice golf on Lake Mendota to the Hoofer Rail Jam, a snowboard and ski competition. New this year will be a performance by Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser and Celtic cellist Natalie Haas, family fun at Alumni Park, and the hive, a not-to-be-missed surprise on Flannel Day at the Memorial Union Terrace. The full Winter Carnival schedule is as follows: Feb. 3: Rail Jam...

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Hoofers President’s Top 3 Outdoor Program Picks
Dec14

Hoofers President’s Top 3 Outdoor Program Picks

The boats that dot Lake Mendota throughout summer are stored for winter. The Terrace’s sunburst chairs are hibernating. But the Wisconsin Hoofers are still hoofin’. The Hoofers, the largest student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been building community year-round since 1931, including the months when the snow flies and the temperature drops. Hoofers President Forrest Koslowski shared his top three picks for...

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Lakefront Marina Project to enhance experiences for a lifetime
Sep29

Lakefront Marina Project to enhance experiences for a lifetime

Originated in 1939, the Hoofer Sailing Club at the Wisconsin Union has been a long-time, integral part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison outdoor experience. From lessons to youth programs, the club provides a wide variety of sailing experiences for people of all ages. The current infrastructure used by the sailing club has been in place for almost 40 years, but natural wear and tear has deteriorated the piers. The vision for the...

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Top 5 Family-Friendly Ways to Enjoy the Terrace
Jul24

Top 5 Family-Friendly Ways to Enjoy the Terrace

Summer is well underway, and Terrace season is in full swing. When you’ve watched as much television as you can stand, and it’s time to take fun outdoors, come down to the Memorial Union Terrace. At the Terrace, we offer a wide variety of family-friendly events. From free, live music to unique dining options, your options for Terrace season fun are endless. Here are some of the best ways to enjoy the Terrace this summer with the whole...

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New adventures are on the Hori[zen]: Join Outdoor UW’s Terrace Yoga
Jul18

New adventures are on the Hori[zen]: Join Outdoor UW’s Terrace Yoga

Picture this: The roar of the soft waves rolling toward the shore, the distant chirping of birds overhead, the radiating warmth of the sun on your shoulders and a slight breeze that trickles across your face. This isn’t a Hawaiian vacation, it’s a typical morning at one of Outdoor UW’s Terrace Yoga classes. The thought of a morning workout brings together two things I’m not great at: Mornings and exercise. As a beginner yogi, the idea...

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Your Summer at the Memorial Union Terrace
Jul06

Your Summer at the Memorial Union Terrace

It’s finally summer. The warm weather is here, and the Memorial Union Terrace is open. And, while you probably don’t need any help to enjoy stunning views and almost daily free programming, here are some Terrace traditions to add to your summer bucket list: Climb into the giant sunburst chair. What’s better than a sunburst chair? A giant sunburst chair. Capture your experience for a lifetime with a photo of you on giant version of the...

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