Spring Break: A Trifecta

Looking for an awesome way to spend your summer? Do you want to travel the world? Or maybe you just need a quick way to gain that freshman fifteen everybody keeps talking about! Well if any of those descriptions relate to you, then I have the perfect solution for you: a Caribbean cruise. Disclaimer… if Read More…

The ‘I cant even’ without it, item.

The ‘I cant even’ without it, item. Humans need stuff, we don’t just use stuff, we need stuff! It takes tools to survive and thrive in this modern era. College is a grind, a knock your down, stuff your head in a book, lock yourself in the library, not enough time in the day grind. Read More…

Become a Big FAN of Dorm Living

In the mix of packing for college you will remember the essentials – shower supplies, bedding, notebooks, but it can be so easy to skim past one of the most life-saving items, a box fan. You’ll leave in September and think, “Oh, it won’t be that bad, it’s already fall.” You’ll arrive move-in day and Read More…

Excuse Me, Did You Say Russian Dumplings?

Now don’t get me wrong, dorm food is good for a few weeks…until you are just sick of it and dying for a change in venue and dining options. I mean one can only eat Gordon’s pizza for so long. After finding a group of friends that I clicked with here at school, they asked Read More…

Poke – The New Wave

Poke is the new wave. You cant go far without seeing a Poke place opened or soon to open. And recently in Madison Poke restaurants have been opening left and right! One of my favorite Poke places is Poke Plus & Teriyaki. The restaurant, which opened only six weeks ago, has already become a popular dining spot Read More…

Have a Pep in Your Step During Long Walks to Class!

Coming into freshman year of college, there are many items one must remember to pack—school supplies, decorations for your new dorm room, the wardrobe…the list goes on.  But perhaps an often overlooked item that I found to be the most valuable of all of these was a small, yet life-changing pair of nice headphones. Now, Read More…

Lighting is Key

By Genevieve Vahl String lights – my most indispensable item I brought to college. I had never shared a room in my life and never had lived with anyone besides my mom before moving to college. So moving into a room with two other girls my freshman year was quite a change for me and Read More…

The Secret to Success for UW Freshman

  Walking into Freshman Year at UW-Madison, I brought an essential tool with me. One that followed me from high school to college. One that has helped me survive-and thrive-all the way up to my senior year. One that is known as a Nalgene water bottle. A water bottle? All that hype for a stinking Read More…