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Food science graduate student Maya Warren serves up a test batch of ice cream in a research lab in Babcock Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on March 16, 2015. In 2014, Warren shared with fellow food scientist and UW-Madison graduate student Amy DeJong a $1 million victory in the latest edition of the CBS reality show The Amazing Race. When Warren completes her doctoral degree in August 2015, she aspires to launch a food consulting business and a TV show showcasing frozen desserts from around the world. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Quiz corner (squriz scrorner?) has the scoop on free swag

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… actually, if you want ice cream at UW, all you have to do is go up to the counter, and they’ll just hand it to you without yelling at all. Great university, or the BEST university?

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Quiz corner says ‘So long, Stinktown!’

We’re not actually going anywhere; we just couldn’t resist the opportunity. If you’ve got a nose for campus trivia — or if you just want to win free stuff — this is the place! Read more »

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Quiz corner thinks that some people need sequins, others don’t

Lighten up, it’s just fashion! (Also, fashionable coffee mugs.) Did your discerning eye make the right choice this week? Perhaps something a little more botanical will be to your taste.

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Quiz corner knows Carson Gulley was way more than a pie guy

Before you ask: yes, we’ve got the recipe. Did you figure out the correct answer for last week’s quiz question? Try your luck with this week’s offering. It’s a piece of cake!  Read more »

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Quiz corner wants to be a Badger, so come along!

Boy badger or girl badger, it doesn’t matter: everybody loves a mascot. Did you come up with the right answer? Either way, try your luck with this week’s question!

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A Facilities, Planning and Management tractor with a motorized brush clears heavy, wet snow from a campus walkway on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during winter on March 18, 2013. In the background is the Education Building. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Quiz corner goes green — John Deere green, to be exact

As we dream of the Terrace chairs, we salute Wisconsin’s agricultural history. Also, we give out free swag. Did you win this week?

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MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 8: Adam Burish #16 of the Wisconsin Badgers poses with his sister Nikki after beating the Boston College Eagles during the NCAA Frozen Four Finals on April 8, 2006 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Wisconsin beat Boston College 2-1. (Photo by David Stluka)

Quiz corner is not worthy of the 2006 hockey champions…

…but you are! Check out this week’s quiz question and see if your shot on last week’s question beat the buzzer. You might just win free stuff.

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The sun begins to rise on Feb. 1, 2013 and illuminates the snow-covered Stock Pavilion at the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a winter morning when the temperature was six below zero. The dawn view is from the roof of the Engineering Research Building. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Quiz corner remembers registering on the phone with the Touchtone Lady

“Can you imagine being a freshman and running from Humanities to Chemistry to Van Vleck to Social Science, only to find all the classes filled?” writes a reader. “The trauma and the drama…” Happily, we’ve got free swag to soothe those scary memories.
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Quiz corner missed you all so much

It’s been a while — and we bet you could use something to distract you from the cold weather! Check out our quiz question to win free stuff. Read more »

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Quiz corner wishes you a warmer-than-Antarctic winter break

We’ll miss you while we’re on break… but we’ll be back soon! Meanwhile, check to see if you’ve won the last prize of the semester.

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