The Adulting Habit That Saved Me Freshman Year

I cannot emphasize this enough: organization is key. While keeping an organized room and study space is essential, I am mainly referring to how you organize your thoughts and plan out your activities.  When I was a Freshman, I was incredibly overwhelmed by the amount information thrown at me, the amount of emails I got Read More…

College is no walk in the park

As I began my first day of class at UW-Madison, I believed that my high school had prepared me for anything that would be thrown my way and that my freshman year would be a breeze. I cannot tell you how much I wish this were true.  I was told that having this much independence Read More…

The Important History Behind the Music: Afro-American Studies 154 Hip-Hop and Contemporary American Society

The hip-hop culture we know today extends far beyond the music and is deeply rooted in African American history. All students who love music and have an interest in history and contemporary social issues are guaranteed to appreciate AfroAmer 154.  Professor Alexander Shashko’s voice carries through the lecture hall in a way that makes you Read More…