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How to deal with your relatives this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a really nice time to eat great food and spend time with family, but sometimes your extended family members can ask some really annoying questions. We’re here to help with tips on how you can respond.

UWPD Chief: We serve the entire campus community

UW-Madison Police Chief Kristen Roman says the UWPD is committed to serving all members of the campus community, in a new blog post. The department is reaching out to everyone, with a Community Forum at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27.


Wiscopinion: What are you most stressed about right now?

Last week we asked you about where you go for advice about which classes to take. Most of you said “my advisor,” followed by “friends.” This week, we want to know what you are most stressed about right now. Answer for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to the Student Union.

Bascom Hill takeover for ESPN’s College GameDay

Crazy signs! Big crowds! Lee Corso! ESPN’s popular football show will broadcast live from Bascom Hill Saturday before the unbeaten Badgers take on the Michigan Wolverines in a game with big College Football Playoff ramifications.

8 ways to stay warm this winter

Wisconsin’s winters are pretty rough. There are below-zero temperatures, snowstorms, slush puddles and winds that seem to blow straight through your jacket. We’ve got some strategies you can use to stay at least a little warm.

Jada Kline, commencement student speaker, is ready for her Badger moment

Jada Kline, the student speaker for the UW–Madison winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 17, will emphasize the value of bouncing back from disappointments, never becoming complacent and trying harder the next time.

What can you invent in 100 hours from SWAP materials?

The 100-Hour Challenge contest starts tomorrow. Create and pitch a valuable, innovative or socially beneficial product or service using materials from SWAP. Check out the video submissions of some of last year’s winners: The AdjustTable and Switch It.

Photo: Aerial view of Camp Randall Stadium during football game

Unbeaten Badgers prepare for big game vs. Hawkeyes

Temperatures are dropping, leaves are falling and the Badgers football team remains unbeaten. But they still have work to do to make the College Football Playoff. They play the Iowa Hawkeyes at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Camp Randall.

Stressed? There’s a class for that

While most classes add homework, readings, papers and exams to your already stressful like, one class is teaching students how to manage their stress. Learn relaxation methods and other ways to practice mindfulness in Counseling Psychology 105.

Results of first-ever campus-wide climate survey released

Thousands of students provided feedback through a first-ever survey on campus climate. The results, released today, show most students view the climate positively. But that’s not true for everyone. Much work remains to make sure all Badgers feel welcome.