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The Weekly

Official news and info for your week at UW-Madison September 26, 2012

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Humans vs. Zombies: A game requiring braaaainnns

As students go about their daily lives, most have no idea an underground battle is being waged between the living and the undead. Love it or hate it, Humans vs. Zombies has several hundred people playing at any given moment during rounds in a complex game of all-campus tag.

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You have the power

19 people die every day because they didn’t get the organ they needed in time. You have the power to Donate Life. Register as a donor at DonateLifeAmerica.net.

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Video: Badger Bash time-lapse, UW vs. Utah State

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Campus, publisher partner to make ‘Radioactive’ accessible

The one-of-a-kind typeface and vibrant illustrations in this year's Go Big Read book presented a challenge: Find a way for readers with disabilities to experience the book’s content and emotional impact. UW and the publisher of "Radioactive" have partnered on a solution.

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Edible gardens everywhere

You may have wondered about why it appears corn and other veggies are growing on Library Mall, and elsewhere around campus. The answer, according to UW gardeners, is deliciously simple.

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Celebrate LGBT History Month/National Coming Out Week

To commemorate and celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) History Month and National Coming Out Week, the LGBT Campus Center and its campus partners are sponsoring speakers and events that celebrate the diverse lives and experiences of LGBT people.

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Matt Stolz: Endurance biker for a cause

It’s 8 a.m. in the middle of July and Matt Stolz started to feel his adrenaline kick in 15 miles ago. Stolz, a junior from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., raised awareness for the International Alliance for Youth Sports by trekking across the country with only his bike and a backpack this summer.

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Your photo, here

Do you love Instagram? We do. Tag your best photos of campus and your UW life with #uwmadison this week. We'll select the most awesome one to run in as our Photo of The Weekly on Oct. 3. Winner scores a prize.

Your Health

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Walk the Walk on Sept. 28

Walk the Walk, on September 28, is a tour of social justice organizations within an easy walk of student neighborhoods. Participants can pick their route to visit nonprofits working on civic engagement, civil rights or children and families.

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Video: The Weekend with Kate Northey brings you movies, bugs and The Arb

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