It’s All About Location

Coming to college can be scary, especially when you aren’t familiar with the area. Before starting classes the first day it is key to look at a campus map and see exactly where your courses are going to be. If it says “Humanities” or “Vilas”, I would recommend taking an extra couple of hours to Read More…

Madison’s Best New York Bagels

As an East Coaster and avid Bagel lover, one of my greatest concerns about coming to Wisconsin was finding a good bagel spot! Nothing is more necessary for a good study session or a bad hangover than a good bagel. For weeks after I arrived for my first semester, I scoured Madison’s downtown breakfast restaurants Read More…

If It Fits Your Macros

Freshman year is often the first time many people will have full control over their entire diet. Due to this the possibility of the freshman fifteen often becomes the reality. In order to prevent this students must be accountable for their diets and able to maintain flexibility in what they eat. This is why the Read More…

Naf it up on State Street

Looking for a tasty and healthy new place to eat? As a person who values such kinds of options on campus, I can verify that Naf Naf Grill on State Street is a great place to enjoy healthy and delicious Middle Eastern cuisine. Naf Naf Grill is a restaurant I had discovered last school semester, Read More…

The 13th Floor: Luckier Than You’d Expect

Don’t want to indulge yourself in the mainstream, crowded study spots? Have an awkward amount of time in between classes? Been there, done that. Finding your own niche on campus can be a daunting task, from friendships, clubs, even to study spots. I somehow found my study spot stumbling around the ever so confusing Educational Read More…

Hub life for life

Ever hear about the Hub? The Hub is my absolute favorite place to escape from school stress. Included in the amenities of the Hub is a hot tub, a pool, a sauna, a beach volleyball court, a courtyard with barbecues, and the sweetest lounge area on campus equipped with pool tables, cool couches and seats, Read More…

College Hack: Ramen Re-Mastered

  When we say the word “ramen,” what do you think of? Most students and parents tend to think of the cheap college staple that can be microwaved in one of those chemical-stuffed styrofoam containers as a quick meal. And to be honest, until I got to UW and really experienced the world of ramen, Read More…

Quick nature escapes relieve city stress!

Life at a school as big as UW-Madison can get overwhelming at times. That’s why it’s so important to find little times throughout the day to get away from the stress of the city. Luckily, out campus is full of beautiful spaces where students can go take a short walk to escape the rigors of Read More…