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Babcock Ice Cream, Lifelong Friendships, and Golden Opportunities
Nov16

Babcock Ice Cream, Lifelong Friendships, and Golden Opportunities

Babcock Dairy HallPhotograph Credits: Channel 3000 Jackson Comeau, a 2016 UW-Madison political science and international studies graduate, loves cookies and cream Babcock ice cream. He’s been getting it at the Wisconsin Union for as long as he can remember. From the first time his grandparents took him to visit the campus, through his three years serving on the Wisconsin Union Directorate, and even now, as a Wisconsin Union...

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Give a Little More This Giving Tuesday
Nov16

Give a Little More This Giving Tuesday

Thanksgiving Thursday, Black Friday, Cyber Monday…The new few months so easily become about receiving for a lot of us. The introduction of Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement that began in 2012, provided the opportunity to shift the focus from what we can get to what we can give. This new tradition encourages us to think beyond ourselves and to make a difference for others.  Giving Tuesday began as an initiative to start...

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Pets in Costumes and 4 More Ways to Safely Celebrate Halloween
Oct12

Pets in Costumes and 4 More Ways to Safely Celebrate Halloween

On Oct. 23, 2019, WUD Global Connections hosted its annual pumpkin carving event at Union South. Photo by Sam Scribner. Halloween centers around spooky stories, creative costumes, and confectionary delights, of course. Every year, children look forward to dressing up and going trick-or-treating around the neighborhood to get yummy treats to last for the cold months ahead and many of us look forward to celebrating with friends. While...

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For Kari Fischer, making a difference matters
Sep11

For Kari Fischer, making a difference matters

In June, we introduced you to our three 2020-21 student officers. This month, we will share more about one of those officers: Kary May Fischer, the Wisconsin Union vice president of internal relations. Kari is pursuing a double major in political science and English, and she has a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certificate. Learn not only about her but also how Wisconsin Union student leaders are pivoting in...

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