Winter Break in Chicago

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and Chicago is only 2 hours from campus. Here’s 5 reasons why you should get on the first bus to the windy city! 1. THE LIGHT DISPLAYS Decorative lights can be viewed all around the city, but here are some all-time favorites: Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo Read More…

Hot Spots to Hit at Night

When most people hear UW-Madison and night life in the same sentence they suddenly think of partying, a long night out at the bars are the terrible hangovers that everyone dreads.  In this post I will be providing a number of activities that won’t result in a rough morning. Concerts at the Terrace A great Read More…

A Friday Night You’ll Actually Remember

Though it is certain that at Madison the term “Night Life” usually refers to a solid amount of cheap vodka and sweat, there are many opportunities on campus to have a great time without waking up the next morning dehydrated and sick. Here is a list of activities to do that won’t result in a Read More…

Yeah! Pump the jam, pump it up!!

#1 Indispensable Item YOU cannot forget to bring to college is a speaker!  When it’s sunny and warm on campus….go outside and blast your speaker. When it’s cold and snowing on campus….stay inside and blast your speaker. When you’re hanging out with friends in your dorm…blast your speaker. When you’re studying and hitting the books….don’t blast your Read More…

Vacation or Staycation

As much as you’ll want to plan the perfect winter break getaway your first year of college, the best vacation is a staycation. Reality The first semester of college will be stressful, you’ll be tired and so relieved to take a month off from homework and 8am classes. Instead of the added stress of needing Read More…

4 Must-Try Poke Places in Madison

Are you looking for a healthy, yet delicious meal near campus? Over the past few months, there has been a surge of several new restaurants offering poke bowls opening around the UW-Madison campus. As a perfect combination of healthiness, freshness, and flavor, poke bowls are the perfect option for lunch or dinner! Check out these Read More…

3 Reasons You Should Be at Cat Cafe Mad Right Now

You’re finally beginning to figure out where your classes are each day without using Google Maps, while subsequently learning the best routes to get to those classes while avoiding walking up Bascom. Congrats, you’re getting the hang of things around campus! As a freshman, you may be seeking fun night life activities that don’t involve Read More…