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Student life

GLU-Madison

Winter 2010

What's that campus that looks so much like the UW? It's the fictitious Grand Lakes University, which 25 years ago hosted non-grad Thornton Melon (aka Rodney Dangerfield).

The Plazaburger

Winter 2010

Without the sauce, it might be just another burger. And without the burger, the Plaza Tavern might be just another bar.

Cane Toss

Fall 2010

One of Homecoming's biggest spectacles doesn't involve the marching band or the football team.

Neigh-Sayer?

Fall 2010

International students down on the farm for the first time.

Clocking In

Fall 2010

Class start times for Fall 2010

Live and Learn

Fall 2010

Campus learning communities are growing, thanks to a new initiative.

Student Watch

Fall 2010

The Division of University Housing has developed ways to feed every nutritional need.

Can We Talk?

Fall 2010

Telefund callers learn life lessons — and a new appreciation for private support.

The Tug of War

Fall 2010

The welcome mat is out when today's soldiers return to campus, unlike what their Vietnam counterparts experienced while reentering civilian life during an uncivil era.

Name That Union

Summer 2010

Five hundred possibilities were narrowed to just four … and then one.

One of the Fortunate Few

Summer 2010

The feeling has never worn off.

Give Me a W!

Summer 2010

All-Campus Party: Yoga on Bascom Hill

Babcock Hall Ice Cream

Summer 2010

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.

Winning Gold (Medalists)

Summer 2010

Chancellor forges new ties in China.

Student Watch

Summer 2010

More than a trivial pursuit.

For Today’s Typical Student, Degree = Debt

Summer 2010

Earning potential comes with a price.

Book Return

Summer 2010

The Wisconsin Historical Society has renovated its reading room.

Cramming and Crashing

Spring 2010

Students snooze and study at Helen C. White Hall.

Student Watch

Spring 2010

Say cheese!

Abraham Lincoln Statue

Spring 2010

A visit with the Abe Lincoln statue is a high point of any UW commencement weekend, when graduates — not deterred by caps and gowns — clamber up into his lap for photos.

Snow Foolin’

Spring 2010

Snowboarders fly at the Hoofers Rail Jam.

Celebrate a Century of Song

Fall 2009

WAA introduces second edition of The Red Shirt

Gearing Up for Game Day

Winter 2009

WAA welcomes Class of 2013 into Fifth Quarter tradition.

How Wired are UW Students?

Winter 2009

Technology is an intrinsic part of campus life.

Hillel [Encapsulated]

Winter 2009

If Hillel asked us, here’s what On Wisconsin would place in a time capsule in the organization’s new Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life.

Traying

Winter 2009

When resourceful students borrow cafeteria trays to slide down snowy campus slopes, there’s just one unwritten rule: have fun!

Floating in Furs

Winter 2009

The residents of Ann Emery Hall create a nautical display for Homecoming 1931.

Real Cheap Real Estate?

Fall 2009

Housing prices across the country may be falling, but it’s hard to find a house as cheap as the one the UW’s School of Human Ecology (SoHE) is selling.

Student Watch

Fall 2009

A pillow and a cell phone? Check. Lumber and tools to build a loft and a George Foreman grill to make burgers before football games? Not allowed.

Giant Pumpkin Regatta

Fall 2009

The regatta has no rules and offers no prizes, and the chances of tipping into the water seem greater than winning one of the loosely organized heats.

Night Lights

Fall 2009

Fireworks explode over Lake Mendota.

John Bechtol

Summer 2009

With more student veterans on campus, he helps navigate the path through college.

Memorial Union Canoes

Summer 2009

Renting a canoe is a bargain for a little piece of serenity during a hectic semester or a chance to explore campus during the less stressful summer months.

Bold Gestures

Summer 2009

Taking the long way to find love.

Six Degrees, Then Separation?

Summer 2009

A half dozen newly minted grads toss their caps after a spring commencement ceremony at the Kohl Center.

A Matter of Degree(s)

Spring 2009

How much is enough when it comes to education? Some UW alumni are gluttons for course work. Meet the candidates in the competition to become UW-Madison’s most-graduated graduate.

The Grateful Red

Spring 2009

The cheering mass of students clad in tie-dyed T-shirts debuted at men’s basketball games at the Kohl Center in 2002.

Teachers Who Changed My Life

Spring 2009

Writers made all the difference to a young man looking for a profession.

Having a Ball

Spring 2009

Snowball fight on Bascom Hill

Failing the Fitness Test

Spring 2009

Recreational Sports Board asks for $60 million to pump up facilities.