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Paver: Personalize Your Place
Jul22

Paver: Personalize Your Place

With the renovation of the Terrace on the horizon, the opportunity presents itself to reflect on and preserve special memories. The paver campaign is the final public push of fundraising for the Union South building and Memorial Union renovation. Proceeds will directly impact the Memorial Union Reinvestment and help sustain the building and experiences for generations to come. The campaign will end on December 31, 2015 or when the...

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FIFA World Cup Draws Fans of All Kinds
Jun27

FIFA World Cup Draws Fans of All Kinds

For soccer superfans and summer thrill-seekers alike, local restaurants and bars throughout the city of Madison have become hotspots to gather and watch the 2014 FIFA World Cup. With both The Sett in Union South and Der Rathskeller in Memorial Union showing as many matches as possible, both of these venues have garnered a considerable following over the past weeks. “We wanted to offer the campus community a home for the entire...

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Throwback Thursday: Rathskeller Jams
Feb27

Throwback Thursday: Rathskeller Jams

Take a look back in time each week with Throwback Thursdays as we post photos and snapshots from the Union’s amazing history. Find out interesting facts and stories from some of the Union’s favorite people, places and things. We’re eager to hear your stories and memories from the Union as well, so share in the comments section below!...

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Der Stiftskeller reopens with murals, history still intact
Feb10

Der Stiftskeller reopens with murals, history still intact

By Mark Bennett Following four months of renovations and restorations as part of the Memorial Union Reinvestment (MUR), Der Stiftskeller has reopened and is ready to welcome back patrons. The upgrade brought the area up to code as well as reconfigured the bar to improve customer service. Still, the space’s iconic charm remains­—as the classic wooden tables, replete with initials and doodles carved into them over the decades, rustic...

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Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Der Rathskeller’s 70th in “The Quarterly”
Nov14

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Der Rathskeller’s 70th in “The Quarterly”

Take a look back in time each week with Throwback Thursdays as we post photos and snapshots from the Union’s amazing history. Find out interesting facts and stories from some of the Union’s favorite people, places and things. We’re eager to hear your stories and memories from the Union as well, so share in the comments section below! This week, we’re featuring an article published in our old newsletter, The Quarterly,...

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