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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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A Place to Celebrate: Everyone’s Favorite Madison Destination
Jun05

A Place to Celebrate: Everyone’s Favorite Madison Destination

It is with great anticipation that University of Wisconsin-Madison students, Madisonians, and Wisconsinites await the arrival of Terrace season each year. The beautiful sunsets, fabulous food and almost daily entertainment found on the Terrace are staples of a Madison summer. The 2016 and 2017 Terrace seasons included everyone’s favorite Terrace traditions along with many new services and activities. For example, new to the Terrace...

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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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Wisconsin Union Vocabulary to Know
Jun01

Wisconsin Union Vocabulary to Know

As you’ve lingered on the Terrace or in der Rathskeller, you’ve probably heard guests or team members say acronyms that made one inquisitive eyebrow raise and had you asking yourself, “What are they talking about?” We’re here to satisfy your curiosity and help you get to know the Wisconsin Union better along the way. Without future ado, here are the Union words, phrases and acronyms to know: TITU (Pronounced like tee-two) – Today in...

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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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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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