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Badger Insider is an exclusive publication for members of WAA, featuring your campus memories, the UW’s rich history, and points of UW-Madison pride. Each issue captures the Badger experience, with stories and photos contributed by UW alumni themselves.

UW student sleep at the library.

Finals Frenzy: Timing is Everything

Badger Insider readers shared their final-exam horror stories with us, and we heard everything — from studying the wrong material to misreading the exam location. Here are all of the memories we received.

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Student falls asleep studying at the library.

Finals Frenzy: A Bit of Humor

Badger Insider readers shared their final-exam horror stories with us, and we heard everything — from studying the wrong material to misreading the exam location. Here are all of the memories we received.

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Students at the Terrace.

Finals Frenzy: Not So Bad

Badger Insider readers shared their final-exam horror stories with us, and we heard everything — from studying the wrong material to misreading the exam location. Here are all of the memories we received.

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UW students studying at Memorial Library.

Finals Frenzy: General

Badger Insider readers shared their final-exam horror stories with us, and we heard everything — from studying the wrong material to misreading the exam location. Here are all of the memories we received.

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Hans Obma ’02

Badgering: Hans Obma ’02

A fourth generation Badger, Hans Obma ’02 has an enduring appreciation for what becomes possible when you believe you will succeed. He hails from La Crosse, Wisconsin — but Hollywood beckoned, and Hans has been a professional, working actor for more than a decade. After recently receiving a “Scenie” for Outstanding Featured Actor in a […]

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Pete Anderson ‘87, MS’95

Assigned Reading: Pete Anderson

UW–Madison senior lecturer Pete Anderson ‘87, MS’95 returned to the UW in the mid-1990s following a career as a registered dietitian, a role in which he conducted nutrition counseling in hospital, outpatient, and public-health settings.

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Ws in Memorial Union

Memorial Union has, perhaps, one of the most appropriate nicknames of any campus locale: campus’s living room. It’s a place that feels warm, welcoming, and bursting with Badger spirit. You can find Wisconsin insignia just about everywhere, but what’s truly remarkable is the variety of Ws painted, stitched, and affixed to the 91-year-old building’s walls. […]

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UW professor writing on chalkboard.

Reader Feature: Thank You, Professor

College is an impressionable time, and a professor can make or break your experience. In its history, the UW has had no shortage of amazing professors who share their knowledge and passion with their students — ultimately inspiring us all to live the Wisconsin Idea.

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