The Memorial Union Council voted Tuesday to remove the names of two men who belonged to a campus group which used the name Ku Klux Klan in the early 1900s from union facilities. The decision comes after a year of discussion by the council and a report from a subcommittee which was convened to research […]
Around 80 community members met today to discuss whether the UW should rename two rooms at the Memorial Union, named after alumni affiliated with a campus Ku Klux Klan group. The two alumni, Academy Award-winning actor Fredric March and Porter Butts, a famous art historian and first director of the Memorial Union, were members […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews singer, songwriter Beth Kille of trio singing group Gin, Chocolate, and Bottle Rockets. Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets (FULL BAND SHOW) – opening weekend at Memorial Union Terrace! On Saturday, May 14 at 9:00 pm.
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon sits down with Madison-based MC Rich Robbins and several of his collaborators to discuss the ambitious show they’re plotting for February 26 at the Memorial Union Play Circle. Dubbed Nimbus 2.0, the show will revisit Robbins’ 2015 album Nimbus with a Madison-centric cast of guest MCs and musicians. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast […]
MADISON (WORT) — Jad Abumrad, the host and creator of Radiolab, is in Madison Monday as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate distinguished lecture series. Dylan Brogan had a chance to chat with Jad Abumrad shortly before his lecture at the Memorial Union.
Madison needn’t suffer another summer without its signature summer destination — the Union Terrace is back! Wisconsin Union’s communications director Marc Kennedy tells the Monday Buzz about this year’s schedule.