Banter

Dumb things you’ll probably do on Lake Mendota for the ‘gram

This time of year, everyone is getting out on the lake, here are a few things you can do to add to the fun

City of Madison

Climate change apparent in warmest, wettest decade ever recorded in Madison

Climate change experts said increased precipitation in the future is possible

City of Madison

Lake Mendota’s late freeze coincides with warming climate induced trends

Average freeze date later than 150 years ago, consequences important to community, UW professor said

City of Madison

Dane County Land and Water Resources Department installs filters in Madison lakes to combat algal blooms

Recently installed filters will help prevent potentially life-threatening algal blooms from coming into contact with humans

UW-Madison Campus

UW mediates student complaints, negative ecological effects of sidewalk salt

Salting sidewalks can cause lake runoff, disparage water quality experts say

Herald

Experts search for remedy as pollution in Madison lakes becomes cause for concern

Algae blooms and high phosphorus levels indicative of destructive climate change in Wisconsin

City of Madison

Report finds no criminal liability against UW in Lake Mendota windsurfer death

Report determined Lake Mendota is safe under watch of UW Lifesaving Station

Music

Three UW students speak to power of fat asses, Sellery room threesomes in debut music video ‘That Ass Was Fat’

Dorm Room Studios balance midterms, garner attention with bouncy track 'That Ass Was Fat'

ArtsEtc

Hump Day: ‘Ride the 80’ and other campus-inspired sex acts to bring Badger pride to the bedroom

Babcock? More like BabCock...

Banter

8 ways to thaw ice if you need to hide a body in the lake this winter

Some suggestions for when you find yourself in that frozen predicament of hiding a body in a frozen lake