Here's the definitive account of how and when the tradition began.
The Wisconsin Union has hosted hundreds of weddings during the past 90 years.
Where the campus community gets creative.
On the one night of the year when it’s perfectly acceptable to be someone (or something) else, there are sure to be just as…
It was a gray Friday afternoon, cloudy and unusually chilly for September, with a heavy chance of rain. Most of the sailing classes offered…
Each spring, a small group of students vies for the chance to become the most visible member of the UW’s Spirit Squad: Bucky Badger.
When frigid temperatures have settled in and sunny skies are rare, what could bring UW students out of their homework-induced…
Stop at the top!
For one night a year from 1911 until 1930, the shores of Lake Mendota sparkled with old-world charm.
In the moments before the music begins, the nervous energy is palpable.
Nearly three dozen student models line up along a…
For most Badgers, it’s the first time to meet other new students. It’s the first chance to schedule classes. And it’s the first opportunity to learn the lyrics to “Varsity.”
Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone camera.…
The winter battle between the Southeast and Lakeshore residence halls is epic.
It could be the cheese curds and the spicy cheese bread that set it apart. After all, the market is tucked into the heart of America’s Dairyland. Or perhaps it’s the fact that — with one hundred and sixty vendors offering their goods each week — the market is the nation’s largest producer-only farmers’ market.
With their voices becoming the instruments, six student groups are making beautiful music on campus and beyond.
The Pail and Shovel Party was onto something: if you want to get your message across, take it to Bascom Hill.
Whether a final score is 200 or somewhere south of 80, it’s fun.
Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.
Rob Vitense ’99 turned a losing streak into a Badger streak.
it’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Leckrone!
Based on the ski tracks and slushy footprints in the snow that cover the lake’s icy surface in the winter, plenty of people on campus appreciate the season’s serenity and count the days until the open water turns to ice.
They’re loaded with butter and cheese. What’s not to love?
On summer nights for more than three decades, it’s been location, location, location for those who settle in to watch free movies on the Memorial Union Terrace.
The sacrifice? Heading to practice long before the campus comes to life. The reward? Seeing the sun rise and knowing you’ve done your best.
There appears to be a direct correlation between possessing a UW–Madison degree and having an affinity for Paisan’s Italian Restaurant.
Every August 14, thousands of UW students face . . . a twenty-four-hour bout of homelessness.
If the Memorial Union Terrace is UW–Madison’s patio, the lake’s T-shaped swimming pier is its beach.
When a young woman dressed as reality TV fixture Kim Kardashian says she’s never worked harder in her life, she’s not kidding.
Following the Badgers is a key part of his life.
The store and its name evoke memories both strong and sweet.
Library Mall is a little bit like Epcot theme park, but much easier on the wallet
When it’s all over, one thing is clear: Match Day for medical students has more authentic drama, excitement, and emotion than any episode of Grey’s Anatomy.
Without the sauce, it might be just another burger. And without the burger, the Plaza Tavern might be just another bar.
One of Homecoming's biggest spectacles doesn't involve the marching band or the football team.
The Babcock Hall Dairy Store churns out thousands of gallons of yummy ice cream annually — enough to evoke must-have memories for alumni and impromptu breakfasts for students dashing between classes.