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How Far We’ve Come: The Year in Photos
Apr25

How Far We’ve Come: The Year in Photos

It’s hard to believe that just a little over a year ago, things looked completely different here at the Wisconsin Union. The halls of our buildings stood empty, missing the usual chatter of friends catching up over burgers from der Rathskeller in Memorial Union, or students fueling their late-night study sessions with large cups of coffee from Prairie Fire in Union South. We’re thrilled that this year, our doors were open again to...

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Making Memories of a Lifetime Possible Through Union Membership
Apr15

Making Memories of a Lifetime Possible Through Union Membership

During a typical year, student leaders from the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD), the Union’s student programming board, create more than 1,000 free and low-cost events for Wisconsin Union members and guests to enjoy. The students in the 11 committees and six clubs that make up WUD work hard to plan, promote and execute a diverse event lineup throughout the year, ranging from game nights to free film screenings to live music...

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10 Things to Do When Your Family Comes to Town
Apr13

10 Things to Do When Your Family Comes to Town

With spring in the air, the Memorial Union Terrace open once again and graduation right around the corner, there’s no better time than now to visit Madison, Wis. As a Madison native, I can say with complete certainty that you will never run out of fun things to do during a Madison spring. Even after living here for 21 years, I’m still finding new gems that the city has to offer. I’ve compiled a list of 10 of my favorite things to do...

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Bringing the Terrace to Life
Mar14

Bringing the Terrace to Life

This is not a drill, folks: Terrace season, also known as the best time of the year, is almost upon us (no opening date yet, but stay tuned). But reopening the Terrace doesn’t happen overnight; preparation for Terrace season is a months or even year-long collaborative process between all of our departments, here at the Wisconsin Union. We spoke with team members from different areas of the Union to get a sense of the moving parts that...

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We Heart Art at the Wisconsin Union
Feb02

We Heart Art at the Wisconsin Union

Artwork is all around you when you visit our buildings Memorial Union or Union South. When you look at a wall in one of our restaurants, study spots, hallways, meeting rooms, or galleries, there’s sure to be a work of art staring back at you. Unfortunately, our daily lives are so busy that we tend to take this art for granted, rather than take the time to appreciate all the little details in front of us.  The Wisconsin Union’s art...

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