UW Madison Homecoming 2017 | #wiscohoco2017

Happy Homecoming week Madison! For the past several years MPM has been the sponsor for the UW Madison Homecoming. Get ready to show your Badger Pride with the many homecoming events coming up, and be on the lookout for the MPM Street Team, who will be at some of the events handing out free swag and other prizes!

October 18th

Light of the Moon 5K
MPM had so much fun handing out swag prior to the run last night!
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The Madness of March!

March MadnessIt’s March, so you know what that means?  It’s time for MARCH MADNESS! March Madness is typically the second week of March through the first week of April. This year, the tournament is scheduled to begin on March 14th, 2017. March Madness is the time of year when the NCAA Men’s and Women’s college basketball tournaments are held to determine the national champions of college basketball.

How Does the Tournament Work?

For those who do not know how the tournament works, here is a brief overview, according to Wikipedia.

They typically start with 68 college basketball teams from the Division I level of the NCAA, to determine the national championship.  16 teams make it past the first weekend’s games.  This is called the “Sweet Sixteen”. The second weekend narrows the field to the “Elite Eight” and then the “Final Four”. The final weekend focuses on the four semifinalists. The two semifinal victors move on to play in the national championship game.

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5 Quick Tips for Planning Your College Spring Break

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Planning for spring break in college can be exciting, yet sometimes tough.  Now’s the perfect time to start your planning! We put together 5 quick, yet important tips for planning your college spring break!

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When You Realize You’re a Wisconsinite…

Wisconsin CapitolYou’ve heard the phrase, “You can take the girl out of Wisconsin, but you can’t take Wisconsin out of the girl”, right? Whether you are from Wisconsin or just live here, there’s a point in your life when you realize that this great state will never leave you!

We’ve put together a list of 20 different ways for you to realize that you are a true Wisconsinite…

  1. You know that a Spotted Cow is not an animal.Wisconsin Spotted Cow

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UW Madison Homecoming Week #UWHC

For the past several years MPM has been a sponsor for the UW Madison Homecoming.  This year, Homecoming week starts Saturday, November 5th and ends November 12th.  Get ready to show your Badger Pride with the many homecoming events coming up, and be on the lookout for the MPM Street Team, who will be at some of the events handing out free swag and other prizes!

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In Madison for the Summer? Hang Out at the Terrace

Wisconsin_Union_TerraceThe most popular back porch in the city is back! After much anticipation, the newly renovated Memorial Union Terrace is officially open for the season. One of the most treasured spots on the UW-Madison campus, the Terrace closed before fall last year to add ramps for improved accessibility, more seating areas, a new stage and another food stand. Continue reading

You have to FOCUS!

finals_memeIt’s crunch time. Whether you are a Senior who is looking past the next few weeks to graduation and the “real world” or a Freshman pushing hard to survive the semester and head home for summer vacation, it’s time to do one thing – FOCUS. Before any of the summer fun can happen, you need to wrap up the year on a high note. Here are a few ways to keep your head up and your mind clear. Continue reading

Earth Day and Wisconsin

first-earth-day-1970_teach-inEarth Day is just a few days away and it has a very special connection to Wisconsin. This year, we celebrate 46 years of Earth Day on April 22nd. And we can thank U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson for the celebration. His original idea for Earth Day was a national “teach-in” where students and the general public would spend a day learning about the environment and our human connection to it. Continue reading