The 6th annual World Beer Festival returned to the Columbia Convention Center on Jan. 18 with pools of beer, dudes in lederhosen and thousands of pretzel necklaces. Tasters of all kinds (from the seasoned beer snob to the college student with a pallet accustomed to Natural Light) perused taps from dozens of breweries, filled complimentary tasting glasses with generous samples of over 150 craft flavors and fought through 5 p.m. hangovers.
The annual Tiger Burn took place at Greene St. intramural fields on a chilly Monday night. Hundreds of students gathered to watch the tradition of burning a wooden tiger to the ground, celebrating the longstanding rivalry between USC and Clemson. Cockapella, Swipe, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and Iota Beta Sigma gave live performances before the tiger was ignited.
The Badgers make their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament since 1995, winning 1-0 over UW-Milwaukee Thursday at the McClimon Soccer Complex in Madison, Wis.
The Wisconsin Badgers defeated North Dakota 103-85. Frank Kaminsky beat a school record by scoring 43 points in a single game.