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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison November 2, 2016

Be in the Know

Chancellor Blank and Barry Alvarez on the Camp Randall incident

A noose displayed in this fashion has no place on campus. Together, the Athletics Department and the University’s Office of Legal Affairs are initiating a review of stadium policies with the goal of ensuring that symbols of this type are not displayed in our stadium again.

Bring it on Home(coming)

Homecoming is next week, with a Monday kick-off on Library Mall to get students pumped. The week will include a parade, royalty and a trivia contest, and it all culminates with the big game against Illinois on Nov. 12.  


Game time for casting your vote

As of Monday, nearly 4,000 Badgers had voted early on campus. You have until Friday to vote in advance at the SAC or Union South, or you can go to the polls on Election Day – Tuesday. Some of your fellow students are working hard to get out the vote.

Get Social

@uwmadison’s favorite tweets

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Cross-training for your brain

Badgers burrow, but they also stretch. Bridge to new ways of thinking to strengthen your resume with a spring semester environmental studies class.

Campus Life

The Weekly quiz – Where’d they find these?

You never know what's hidden in the walls of historic buildings on campus. Take these very vintage bottles of booze, for instance. Can you guess where they were found during recent renovations? Email the answer to Then click to see the answer to last week's question.

Photo: Overhead view of students in lecture hall

Major decision

Geography or journalism? English or environmental studies? At the Majors Fair on Oct. 18, students explored the possibilities on the menu of college life. Here's what a few L&S students were considering.

My Favorite Things

Regional bus tickets have a new campus home

Going home for the holidays? Beginning Thursday, you'll buy your bus tickets at the Wisconsin Union Theater Box Office rather than the Essentials Store. The Box Office is open Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Your Health

18,000 Badgers can’t be wrong – have YOU had your shot?

UHS urges all undergraduates to get the free meningitis B vaccine; so far, more than 18,000 have. Stop by the SERF before 8 p.m. tonight or drop in to UHS Nov. 7-18.


Photo: Aerial view of Bascom Hill and surrounding campus

Video: Speak up about campus climate

No one knows campus better than you. Help us make UW-Madison’s campus a better place for all students by taking part in the Campus Climate Survey, before it ends on Monday. It can be accessed through an email you've received.