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Nearly completed marina reinvests in lakefront, community

August 28, 2019

The nearly completed Tong Family Marina makes it easier to access the lake, improves the lakefront and also has a positive effect on the lake's eco-system.

If it’s not the tundra, it’s the heat: 5 ways to cope

July 17, 2019

Extreme temperatures have been predicted in Madison for the next couple of days and we all know what that means. Desperately…

Recalling the 1969 Black Student Strike

February 12, 2019

Organizers of the 1969 Black Student Strike at UW–Madison recalled the turmoil and the excitement of the campus-wide student strike, during a panel Monday night at Memorial Union's Play Circle.

Wisconsin Union to hold Veterans Day event on Nov. 12

November 7, 2018

Memorial Union’s ties to service members began 90 years ago with the dedication of the building as a memorial to UW–Madison’s service members in 1928. More than 1,000 fallen university heroes’ stories can be found in the Union’s electronic Gold Star Honor Roll.

Tong family makes $1 million gift towards Hoofer marina project

August 14, 2018

A new donation will help fund a project to improve the marina and lakefront promenade near the Memorial Union. Improvements include new piers, better storage and a new greenspace on shore.

Bucky on Parade feature: Megan Breene and Allyson Casey

July 25, 2018

Megan Breene and Allyson Casey, both graphic designers at the Wisconsin Union, designed and painted Sunset Bucky for Bucky on Parade, a public art project. They hope their Bucky reminds people of nights spent on the Terrace, which has become an icon of Madison.

8 ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer

June 20, 2018

Whether you’re looking to cool off in the heat or get some exercise outdoors, here is a list of eight ways to enjoy Lake Mendota and Lake Monona this summer.