The Daily Cardinal assembled the top 25 photos taken by Daily Cardinal photographers during the 2022 calendar year.
The photos range from sports to protests to everyday campus activities. These photos were selected for their outstanding composition or for highlighting a significant event from 2022. They are arranged in no particular order.
A snowkiter glides along the ice on Lake Mendota on January 24, 2022.
Two skateboarders skate on State Street on June 4, 2022.
Spectators light up their phones during the Wisconsin Badgers Volleyball game against Florida in the Kohl Center on September 16, 2022. The Badgers set the NCAA volleyball attendance record.
A protestor holds a sign outside the Wisconsin Capitol decrying conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates on stage with prominent Wisconsin Democrats after giving a speech at North Division High School in Milwaukee, Wis. on October 29, 2022.
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Running back Braelon Allen scores a touchdown during the Wisconsin-New Mexico State game on September 17, 2022. The Badgers would go on to win 66-7.
Incumbent Gov. Tony Evers and Lt. Gov.-elect Sara Rodriguez celebrate at the Orpheum Theater in the early morning of November 9, 2022 after defeating their Republican opponents in the 2022 midterm elections.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the Orpheum Theatre on November 4, 2022 to encourage voting in the 2022 U.S. midterm elections.
Protestors gather outside the Wisconsin Capitol to protest a leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision signaling the overturn of Roe v. Wade on May 3, 2022.
Protestors surround counter-protestors during a rally against conservative commentator and self-described "theocratic fascist" Matt Walsh, who was set to speak at Memorial Union later that day.
Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin poses for photos on Bascom Hill with UW students, staff and community members during her first day as chancellor on August 4, 2022.
Protestors gather outside the Wisconsin Capitol to protest against the Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.
Fog descends upon Lake Mendota in the early spring of 2022 outside the Memorial Union Terrace.
Quarterback Graham Mertz during the Wisconsin-Minnesota rivalry game at Camp Randall on November 26, 2022. Wisconsin lost to Minnesota 16-23.
A vendor lets customers sample his produce at the Dane County Farmers Market outside the Wisconsin Capitol. 2022 marked the 50th anniversary of the Dane County Farmers Market.
Republican candidate for Wisconsin governor Tim Michels speaks to UW-Madison College Republicans in Mosse Humanities Building on October 25, 2022. Michels would later lose the gubernatorial race to incumbent Governor Tony Evers.
The Wisconsin Badgers football team lines up during a game against the University of Illinois at Camp Randall on October 1, 2022. The Badgers lost to Illinois 34-10.
Madison Chief of Police Shon Barnes speaks to reporters after a shooting on State Street on November 29, 2022.
A crowd of protestors gathers on Library Mall to protest a leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision signaling the overturn of Roe v. Wade on May 3, 2022.
Quarterback Graham Mertz throws a pass while Wisconsin football plays Maryland on a rainy autumn afternoon at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on November 5, 2022
Rapper and UW-Madison alumnus Yung Gravy performs a free concert outside the Wisconsin Capitol on September 5, 2022.
An anti-trans counterprotestor, left, recites Bible verses to a trans-rights protestor, right, on October 24, 2022. Conservative commentator and self-described "theocratic fascist" Matt Walsh was set to speak later that day in Memorial Union.
A wire hanger is taped to the "Forward" statue outside the Wisconsin Capitol on June 24, 2022 to protest the U.S. Supreme Court overruling of Roe v. Wade.
Madison-area students and community members march to protest gun violence in the wake of the Uvalde Shooting on June 11, 2022.
Protestors march from the Wisconsin Capitol to Library Mall to protest a leaked U.S. Supreme Court decision signaling the overturn of Roe v. Wade on May 3, 2022.
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