When students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) want to dive into the campus music scene, they need only turn to the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee, WSUM Student Radio and EMMIE Magazine to find themselves happily submerged. While these three student organizations are a handful of many music-oriented campus groups, over the years they’ve lodged themselves in the very heart of Madison’s music scene. Continue reading “WUD Music, WSUM Student Radio and EMMIE Magazine push boundaries as they continue to grow”
Madison is home to local filmmakers, some of whom study at the university. Some of their work has been featured in the Wisconsin Film Festival, an annual festival that screens films in multiple venues across the city. Click below to hear from some of the local filmmakers about their projects.
On April 4, 1892, William Wesley Young launched the Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s independent student newspaper for the last 125 years. The cover of the Cardinal’s first edition did not have any images on it and merely alerted students to important news relevant to campus.
Today, the Cardinal’s “Welcome Back” edition still highlights important information, preparing students for the school year ahead. But over the last 125 years due to major technological changes, the Cardinal’s front page looks drastically different.
The gif above shows how the Cardinal’s “Welcome Back” edition has changed over the years. Below is some more information about some of those changes.
The screen blinks to life before the audience. The smell of salty popcorn fills the air as the lights dim, the crowd falls silent and the film begins to play.
Movie-going experiences like this are abundant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For generations, students, staff and community members have enjoyed “big screen” entertainment. These venues have changed, remodeled and adjusted along with the campus and city, and while some places no longer exist, new ones emerged to create Madison’s film landscape. Continue reading “Film Venues grow, adapt and change throughout Madison’s history”