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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison October 3, 2012

Be in the Know

POTUS returns

President Obama returns to campus and will speak on Bascom Hill Thursday afternoon. Whether or not you plan to attend, learn the important details about how his visit will impact classes, building access, and getting around campus.

Get Social

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UW Athletics

Join the “Crease Creatures” & “Grateful Red”! UW student basketball and hockey season tickets are on sale now! Be part of the fun. Click to order.

Campus Life

It’s fall! @abo4eva wins our first #UWMadison Instagram contest

Photo: Bike station sign

Get some air: Bike pump and tool station moved

Need to get a little air -- for your bike tires? Cyclists should know that the campus's bike tire pump, along with a variety of tools that could come in handy for fixing that two-wheeled workhorse, are now available in the northeast corner of Lot 6, the garage at Helen C. White Hall.

Recycling challenge at Camp Randall Oct. 6

At the Big Ten opener this weekend against Illinois, Badger fans can help Bucky compete. The Athletic Department has entered the Game Day Challenge, a friendly competition to promote waste reduction at college football games.

Protect your online presence

Ever wonder how to manage multiple passwords, protect yourself from password hacks and even what to do if you’re an online victim? DoIT has answers. Related: Cybersecurity Awareness Month events.


Eric Dahl: Competitive eater

Senior Eric Dahl has a job that might be the envy of many college students: he’s paid to eat. Dahl — nicknamed “Silo” — is the nation’s top-ranked collegiate competitive eater.

Badgers in the World

Emily Friedman ’07: On the Romney campaign trail

Operating as a one-person news unit, UW alum Emily Friedman shoots video, contributes to a blog, interviews campaign advisers, and serves as ABC’s constantly traveling expert on Mitt Romney.

The Weekend

The Weekend with Alexandria Odekirk: Just Bust!, hockey and a fire truck parade

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