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Student life

The Man Who Saved Pinball

Spring 2016

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.

Boom Box Parade

Spring 2016

When former student Leon Varjian passed away last September, UW–Madison lost one of its true legends.

Study Abroad

Spring 2016

Badgers far and away.

Drawn Wisconsin!

Spring 2016

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.

Sacred Ground

Spring 2016

Picnic Point is a beloved campus playground, but it’s also a landscape rich in history that goes back thousands of years.

Annual Spring Powwow

Spring 2016

Jeff Miller

Too often, we’re tempted to experience much of our world through the lens of a cell phone…

Greenbush Bakery

Winter 2015

Students and alumni have flocked to the sweet oasis famous for fresh, kosher donuts since 1996.

Bascom Hill Snowball Fights

Winter 2015

The winter battle between the Southeast and Lakeshore residence halls is epic.

Very Superstitious

Fall 2015

These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.

Collegiate Recovery 101

Fall 2015

UW–Madison has resources to help students struggling with substance abuse — but advocates hope to do much more.

In Protest of ROTC

Fall 2015

In April 1990, students began a nearly weeklong sit-in outside the chancellor's office

Homecoming Buttons

Fall 2015

Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.

Lincoln Statue

Fall 2015

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.

Dane County Farmers’ Market

Fall 2015

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.

The Red Gym’s Pool

Fall 2015

Once upon a time, the pool was for men only, and nude swimming was encouraged.

A Cappella Groups

Summer 2015

With their voices becoming the instruments, six student groups are making beautiful music on campus and beyond.

Career Confidence is Key

Summer 2015

L&S program helps students build experience, connections, and confidence.

Ride Sharing?

Summer 2015

Percent of people who typically bike to campus in good weather

Where the W Roams

Summer 2015

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.

Hidden Ws

Summer 2015

Can you identify where these Ws appear?

The Heart of Campus?

Spring 2015

This much-loved table is in Der Rathskeller at the Memorial Union, January 8, 2015.

Old School

Spring 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.

Union South Bowling

Winter 2014

Whether a final score is 200 or somewhere south of 80, it’s fun.

Cold Shoulder

Winter 2014

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.

New Tradition Captures a W Snapshot

Winter 2014

Coolest. Class. Picture. Ever.

It Was a Very Good Year

Winter 2014

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.

Student Football Tickets

Fall 2014

Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.

Wish you were here …

Fall 2014

Union Terrace, June 14, 2014, 9 p.m. 71 degrees Wish you were here.

Raise Your Glass

Summer 2014

Everything old is new again at Der Stiftskeller.

Game On

Summer 2014

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.

Fighting Back

Summer 2014

Down for a fifty-four-year count, boxing returns to campus.

Radio Daze

Spring 2014

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.

Creativity Is a Joke

Spring 2014

Sometimes, funny things make a big difference.

Commencing a New Era

Spring 2014

A look back at campus life since the last Camp Randall graduation in 1990.

Standing Up to Socrates

Spring 2014

A philosophy major invites more women to the debate

A Bridge between Cultures

Spring 2014

Chinese alumni create talk-show videos to educate, ease isolation.

An Independent Woman

Spring 2014

I was a better person for having known her.

Letter Women: Give Me a W!

Winter 2013

110 alumni attended UW Multicultural activities in October

Walking on the Lake

Winter 2013

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.

Still a Member after All These Years

Winter 2013

Is my name in a database ... ?