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1. Virgin Vault: The virgin vault was the former all-female Elizabeth Waters dormitory at the University of Wisconsin. It has recent...
2. Bowser's Castle: Nickname given to the Red Gym on the UW-Madison campus for its close resemblance to Bowser's castle in the Super Ma...
3. Capitol Building: The tallest building in Madison (by local law) and the third capitol building since Wisconsin's statehood in 1848.
4. Grainger High: This is a cutting, yet endearing, reference to the Wisconsin Business School's Grainger Hall. The term likens the b...
5. Red Gym, The: Affectionately known by students also as "Bowser's Castle."
6. Bascom Hall: Bascom Hall is an administrative building for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. There are also classrooms in the...
7. Grainger Hall: The building of Wisconsin's school of business. UW-Madison has a great undergraduate business program, as well as a...
8. Square, The: "The Square" refers to the Capitol Square, the block in the center of Downtown Madison that is home to the Wisconsi...  
9. Library Mall: The large plaza area comprised of the area bordering the Memorial Library, the University Bookstore, the State Hist...
10. Union South: Union South has bowling, pool tables and a small arcade in the lower level. Additionally, there are hotel rooms av...  
11. Ogg Hall: The definition above refers to "old" Ogg Hall, which is currently being demolished. "New" Ogg Hall sits on the corn...
12. Executive Residence: Where the governor of Wisconsin resides. I remember long-time governor Tommy Thompson as being opposed to public ho...
13. Lucky Apartments: Monstrosity of a building that opens into the sidewalk on University Avenue. When you're walking by, make sure to s...  
14. Rathskeller: The Rathskeller is a German themed area of Memorial Union. It is great place to watch bands, study and even drink b...
15. Rat, The: This is short for Rathskeller, German themed area of Memorial Union.
 
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