Adulting Tips For Living In a Pandemic

COVID-19 is definitely something NONE of us was expecting. We’ve all had to adapt to new circumstances and ultimately change the way we go about living our lives. Along with the large change of becoming a student at UW-Madison, you will also have to change your habits of being a student, whether it is online Read More…

Get Ready to Walk, Walk, Walk, Baby!

Sneakers. While they may not be your top-rated shoe, first-choice footwear in the morning, or most fashionable sole-supporter, it is undoubtable that you’ll need tennis shoes when you come to college. Sure, in the last 18 years you probably have done quite a bit of walking (and think “Eh, I’ll be alright”), maybe even walked Read More…

To Stay or Not to Stay

As a freshman in high school, and a sophomore, and then a junior, I saw many batches of seniors ahead of me leave for college through a mysterious process filled with SATs and Common Apps and declarations of committal on Facebook. Without fail, as soon as September hit, my social media was consumed with a Read More…

A Confrontation About Confrontation

It’s your worst nightmare. The messy, inconsiderate, downright rude roommate nightmare. You keep your space tidy and clean while they appear to never have used a laundry hamper before. You spend your first few weeks ignoring it. You do your homework in the library instead of your dorm room’s desk. You become nose-blind to the Read More…