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It’s bad enough when Halloween falls on a Wednesday. It’s worse when it falls in the middle of midterms. Here’s four ways to still celebrate October 31st while you study for midterms.
Campus and community members gathered Monday night for a vigil paying tribute to those killed and injured in the Pittsburgh synagogue attack.
While many people know “A Raisin in the Sun,” far fewer know much about its author, Lorraine Hansberry. Hansberry spent less than two years as a student at UW–Madison, but it was an important part of her journey as a writer and activist.
For those living in University Housing, surfing the web, streaming movies and staying connected is now easier, faster and better than before.
If you have still yet to come up with a Halloween outfit and want to have the coolest costume on campus, grab your hot glue gun, sewing needle and tape and try out some of these costume ideas that are literally inspired by UW–Madison.
Parr, an ultra-marathon runner and triathlete, thought a walk across the U.S. would be a romantic challenge. It didn't go as planned. Parr is new on campus this fall studying public policy after a stint as a reporter at the Peninsula Pulse, Door County's local paper.
The weather has been all over the place on campus this week: Warm and cold, wet and dry. In that spirit, this Get Social has a little bit of everything.
A mental-health initiative begun by a UW–Madison student more than 2½ years ago has now distributed nearly 3,500 lime green bandanas to Badgers while expanding to other campuses in the country.
The 25-year-old poet impressed a crowd at Memorial Union on Saturday, and in turn she raved about Madison on social media. “This seems like a place where I could write a book," she wrote.
Gabbie Taschwer was part of a record-setting jump at the Show Ski World Championships, where she helped the U.S. team win.
We encourage students seeking support to reach out to the Dean of Students Office in partnership with the Multicultural Student Center, a resource that provides assistance and support for the academic and non-academic success of DACA/undocumented students.
It's possible to get a good workout in the dark, if you have some neon to light the way. Rec Sports held a glow-in-the-dark group group fitness event at the Natatorium on Sept. 20.
As a 12-year-old, Max Bobholz starte a nonprofit that collects used baseball equipment and distributes it to underprivileged children in Africa. Now he's a freshman at UW–Madison.
UW-Madison is competing in the Big Ten Voting Challenge, a nonpartisan effort that aims to mobilize registration and turnout. Students are encouraged to register to vote at the National Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
“We have a lot on our plate this academic year, including some big, philosophical issues to work through,” says Union Director Mark Guthier. “As has always been the case throughout the history of the Wisconsin Union, this work will be largely student-led and student-driven.”