Meal Plans: How Much is too Much?

When you come to college, there are a lot of new things you need to start taking care of by yourself. One of them? Feeding yourself. Before 2018, UW Madison made meal plans optional for those living in the dorms, but the semester I came in as a transfer, they were required. I had never Read More…

Anticipation rather than Procrastination

Procrastination, defined by Merriam-Webster as “to put off intentionally the doing of something that should be done,” is something that all college students deal with at some point. Learning how to not procrastinate was one of the biggest and best adulting hacks I found during my freshman year. Procrastination is inevitable, since it is easy Read More…

Make Your Room The Place To Be

I won’t forget the time I first stepped foot into my freshman dorm.  It seemed so plain and too simple.  I know an essential item to make your dorm that much better…. Cool lights!   Below I have listed three reasons why lights are an essential dorm item! Dimmer lighting I know my dorm freshman year Read More…

Your Roommate Expectation vs. Reality

Having the ability to pick your own roommate either based off of a mutual friend, a Facebook post, or the connection via media platform has changed roommate relationships immensely. More and more college students have the expectation to become best friends with their roommate, forming an inseparable bond. The reality is that a variety of Read More…

Need to Fulfill a Com B Requirement Without Hurting Your GPA? African 201 May be the Class for You.

Picking classes to fulfill requirements can be tricky. But, it has been made easier with websites like “Rate My Professor” and “Mad Grades”. “Rate My Professor” gives student feedback on professors and courses, while “Mad Grades” shows grade-distributions of courses taken at UW-Madison. Feedback from these sites is why I decided to take Professor Brown’s Read More…