Terrace Views
Behind the Scenes at the Union: Dave Elsmo
Dec06

Behind the Scenes at the Union: Dave Elsmo

Outdoor UW Director Dave Elsmo Wisconsin native Dave Elsmo lives and breathes the outdoors. He discovered his love for sailing at the age of six, a passion that led him to become a sailing instructor and a member of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (UMN) Sailing Team. Ten years ago, he joined Outdoor UW at the Wisconsin Union as the head of sailing instruction and head sailing coach, two positions he held for seven years. A...

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New, Limited-Edition Mini Terrace Chair Takes on the World
Dec03

New, Limited-Edition Mini Terrace Chair Takes on the World

What do the Wisconsin Union and the Earth have in common? Gorgeous colors and natural beauty. A beautiful, colorful day on the Memorial Union Terrace When you visit the Union, you’re lucky enough to have a front row seat to many of Earth’s most beautiful natural creations. For example, when you visit the Memorial Union Terrace in summer, you can sit in our vibrant orange, green and yellow sunburst chairs and watch mesmerizing sunsets...

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Give the Gift of the Wisconsin Union This Holiday Season
Nov15

Give the Gift of the Wisconsin Union This Holiday Season

Searching for meaningful, memorable gifts for your family and friends can sometimes feel like an impossible feat. Shopping online always seems to lead to steep shipping fees, but waiting for the perfect gift to jump out at you while shopping in-store often leads to disappointment or stress. That’s where we, at the Wisconsin Union, want to come to the rescue! Gone are the days of worrying about the lack of personalized gifts, because...

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Update Your Winter Wardrobe at the Largest Ski Swap in the Midwest
Nov15

Update Your Winter Wardrobe at the Largest Ski Swap in the Midwest

A woman and children browse the ski boots during the 2016 Hoofer’s Ski and Snowboard Resale. (photo credit Owen Desai) The thought of trying out a new winter sport can be daunting with the amount of equipment required. That’s why we have the largest ski and snowboard swap in the Midwest right here at Union South, making it as easy as possible for you to get involved in the outdoors at a low cost. The Hoofer Ski and Snowboard...

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Thanksgiving To Go, Coming Soon to a Table Near You
Oct20

Thanksgiving To Go, Coming Soon to a Table Near You

As the colder weather begins to descend upon campus, so does the buzz of anticipation for the holiday season. Thanksgiving will be here soon, bringing with it food, family, friends and fun. We, at the Wisconsin Union, want to make your Thanksgiving financially-friendly and stress-free with our Thanksgiving To Go tradition.  With Thanksgiving To Go, you can leave behind the cooking and clean-up stress by purchasing a gourmet meal...

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