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Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney
Oct23

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Lance Raney

It’s a Badger football home gameday and you’re surrounded by a sea of red and white. “Build me up Buttercup” and “Sweet Caroline” blast over the loudspeakers. Bucky is busy posing for photo-ops, and the Spirit Squad is getting ready to cheer on the Badgers. I bet we can guess where you are. Badger Bash has been one of the Wisconsin Union’s greatest game day traditions for more than 40 years. And while you’re busy tailgating your heart...

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Fun, Food and Philharmonic Music: The Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts
Oct18

Fun, Food and Philharmonic Music: The Tudor Holiday Dinner Concerts

The fun, lively-and most importantly delicious-feasts enjoyed by nobles in Tudor England date back to over 500 years ago. As the legend goes, the original idea of a boar’s head feast originated in England when a scholar encountered a wild boar in his path. He knocked the animal out with a heavy book, and presented it at a Christmas mass banquet. Here at the Wisconsin Union, the feast is prepared more conventionally, but the spirit of...

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Become a Union Member, Gain Access to Events Like ‘Beer and Cheese 101’
Jun06

Become a Union Member, Gain Access to Events Like ‘Beer and Cheese 101’

At the Wisconsin Union, we love treating our members to exclusive events all year long. On Thursday, July 13 we’re excited to host Beer and Cheese 101. This sitdown crash course offers seven different beer and cheese pairings for members to try. The event will offer seven brews from the local Ale Asylum microbrewery and seven cheeses from Carr Valley Cheese Company in central Wisconsin: 1. Hot Pepper Jack with Ambergeddon (Imperial...

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Make Your Finals Week Plans With the Union
May02

Make Your Finals Week Plans With the Union

The Wisconsin Union is bringing back Finals Frenzy events to help you beat the finals blues and finish the semester strong. Badgers will soon face the annual doom that is finals week, so the Union is gearing up to provide food discounts, freebies, games and late-night hours to keep students feeling calm and collected. Between May 5 and 12, be on the lookout for Penny Promotions on the Union Twitter page: @WisconsinUnion. Penny...

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Swing by “Behind the Beat” March 31 for Union Membership Special
Mar15

Swing by “Behind the Beat” March 31 for Union Membership Special

Attention all jazz loving Wisconsin Union members. Stop by der Rathskeller from 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 31 for “Behind the Beat,” a weekly jazz series held in der Rath at Memorial Union. And because we love our members, you’ll also get a free large bag of popcorn. Programmed by the student-run WUD Music, “Behind the Beat” features a different local jazz band each week. At our special member night on March 31, check in at the member...

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Let the Good Times Roll at Union South’s Mardi Gras Event
Feb16

Let the Good Times Roll at Union South’s Mardi Gras Event

Take a trip down South at Union South Feb. 28 with a special Mardi Gras celebration, featuring a delicious menu of eclectic food and beer plus live music and crafts. It’ll be hard to walk away hungry from a menu that will feature rich traditional New Orleans dishes including: Crawfish Po-Boy Oyster Po-Boy Catfish Po-Boy Cajun Chicken Po-Boy Red Beans and Rice with Andouille Sausage Crawfish Étouffée Want even more? The Sett will...

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