Ironman racers from across the country explored the city of Madison Sunday in a competition consisting of a 2.4-mile swim in Lake Monona, 112-mile bike in rural Dane County and 26.2 mile run ending near the state Capitol. Professional triathlete Daniel Bretscher took first place and set a course record.
After two weeks of recruitment, hundreds of women received their bids and dashed to their newfound sisterhoods Sunday during the annual Bid Day festivities.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department held a training exercise simulating a bomb detonation at Camp Randall Stadium Thursday, July 17. The event involved hundreds of officers from almost 20 agencies and volunteer actors to simulate injuries and deaths. The university held press conferences to update mock journalists on the situation.
U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Crabb declared Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional Friday June 6, 2014 in her decision on a lawsuit against the ban filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Couples flock to Madison City Hall to get married following the ruling.
For the first time in over two decades, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's commencement ceremony was held in Camp Randall Stadium. Graduates did not walk across the stage; however they did take part in one of UW-Madison's most popular traditions: Jump Around. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman was the keynote speaker.
Thousands of University of Wisconsin-Madison students and community members took to Langdon Street Saturday, helping to transform it into the city's largest concert venue for a day. Between noon and midnight, Revelry featured eight acts on the main Langdon Street stage with 11 additional performances on the Memorial Union Terrace Stage.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison 'Varsity' band performed its 40th annual spring concert Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Special guests included Tom Wopat and Mark Pender. It played Wisconsin favorites, as well as James Bond, The Phantom of the Opera and The Beatles.