By Mitchell Rose
Madison is defined by its lakes. The isthmus affects every part of life in Wisconsin’s capital. It provides beauty, recreation and attracts people from across the world. But the lakes also provide hard boundaries where development is impossible, and they require constant monitorization for environmental problems. Homes, businesses, parks and so much more line the lakes. They’ve shaped and molded life in Madison it’s hard to dissociate them from the town at this point, but once not so long ago they stood undisturbed by development.
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By Scott Reichel
Learn about five different types of fish found in Lake Mendota!
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By Jonathan Mills and Isaiah De Los Santos
Why did you pick your freshman dorm? Reminisce about your first year on campus with this story about why the Lakeshore dorms continue to attract new Badgers.
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By Jenna Walters
Are you in need of a fun day out on the lake? Check out ten places to spend the day while enjoying Lake Monona, one of Madison’s natural treasures. Click on the link below!
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By Baylee Wellhausen
Click on the picture to learn more about the Lakeshore Nature Preserve.
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By Kynala Phillips
A short guide to Madison’s summer festivals that celebrate the isthmus and the sun.
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By Joelle Stewart
There are many lakefront apartments in Madison, Wisconsin, that vary in location, cost and amenities. Most students are willing to pay a slightly higher rent to live on the lake, but they expect these apartment buildings to have certain features in return.
Rental agents and property managers in the area believe that there are numerous factors beyond the lake that draw students to apartments on Lake Mendota.
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By Baylee Wellhausen and Karolina Barej
It’s finally Terrace season! The famous chairs are out and boating begins. Furthermore, an iconic and eerie whistle commences to sound.
This story reveals the true story and purpose behind Lake Mendota’s boat whistle. You may be surprised to hear that you are not the only who’s been startled or confused by the sound.
By Joelle Stewart and Noa Rubnitz
Whether it’s finishing a homework assignment or jumping in the lake, we asked folks what their favorite part about Memorial Union Terrace was and how Lake Mendota affected their experience.
By Logan Garcia
Madison’s flanking lakes, hilly topography and scattered greenery are all stand out features compared to other university towns, and are one reason prospective students might choose to attend UW-Madison.
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