Roger Sharpe ’71 wrote the book on pinball — literally — and has become a guardian of the game since he first got hooked at the UW.
When former student Leon Varjian passed away last September, UW–Madison lost one of its true legends.
Badgers far and away.
A former Daily Cardinal cartoonist, first inspired by Charles Schulz's Peanuts, reflects on his years at UW-Madison and pays tribute to fellow artists in an original comic strip.
Picnic Point is a beloved campus playground, but it’s also a landscape rich in history that goes back thousands of years.
Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone…
Students and alumni have flocked to the sweet oasis famous for fresh, kosher donuts since 1996.
The winter battle between the Southeast and Lakeshore residence halls is epic.
These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.
UW–Madison has resources to help students struggling with substance abuse — but advocates hope to do much more.
In April 1990, students began a nearly weeklong sit-in outside the chancellor's office
Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.
UW–Madison wouldn’t exist without Abraham Lincoln, who in 1862 signed the law that created land-grant universities. Since finding its permanent home in 1919 in front of Bascom Hall, the statue has been our center of gravity.
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.
Once upon a time, the pool was for men only, and nude swimming was encouraged.
With their voices becoming the instruments, six student groups are making beautiful music on campus and beyond.
L&S program helps students build experience, connections, and confidence.
Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather
For Badgers, it makes perfect sense that a single letter can represent so much emotion and pride. Behold the W! It’s the little letter that could — make us happy and proud, that is. It’s the twenty-third letter in the alphabet of the English language, but, oh, around Badgerland, it’s so much more.
Can you identify where these Ws appear?
This much-loved table is in Der Rathskeller at the Memorial Union, January 8, 2015.
Remember when Chadbourne Hall housed only women? Attending a class in the old Law Building? Your room at old Ogg Hall? Grabbing a table at the old Union South? Take this walk down memory lane and revisit campus buildings that have come and gone.
Whether a final score is 200 or somewhere south of 80, it’s fun.
During Hoofers’ Winter Carnival last February, students built themselves a classmate out of snow on Lake Mendota. Hoofers are the Union’s outdoors activities clubs.
Coolest. Class. Picture. Ever.
In 1964, the university was marked by rising interest in civil rights, a legendary live music scene, and such a large incoming class that officials considered banning student cars and bicycles and building a campus subway or monorail.
Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.
Union Terrace, June 14, 2014, 9 p.m. 71 degrees Wish you were here.
Everything old is new again at Der Stiftskeller.
Undergrads are glued to their television in Sellery Hall on the evening of April 5, as the Badger men’s basketball team plays Kentucky in the NCAA semifinal.
Down for a fifty-four-year count, boxing returns to campus.
The predecessor to today's campus radio station may have been tiny, but it forged lifelong bonds among students from the 1950s to the early '90s and sponsored one heck of a trivia contest.
Sometimes, funny things make a big difference.
A look back at campus life since the last Camp Randall graduation in 1990.
A philosophy major invites more women to the debate
Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.
I was a better person for having known her.
110 alumni attended UW Multicultural activities in October
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.
Is my name in a database ... ?