Melting Mendota: Let’s Break the Ice!

Coming to college can mean a lot of things: freedom, change, growth, and so much more! However, entering this new chapter of your life can also mean starting over, which is not always easy. Luckily for you, there are so many ways to make this transition as smooth as possible. For one, finding people that Read More…

Let’s Be Friends

Making friends and meeting new people in general can be tough especially for college freshmen. The first two weeks of college feel almost like a fever dream. You are meeting tons of people, hearing different names and the dorms they live in, and it can be hard to keep track or maintain those relationships. So Read More…

Dorm Diaries: Socializing without Drinking

Living in a residence hall is lively, memorable and can jumpstart life-long friendships. Even with UW-Madison being one of the largest party schools in the United States, drinking isn’t the best icebreaker when meeting new people. Network beyond drinking by sitting in social areas, attending campus events and maintaining an adventurous attitude (safely, of course)! Read More…

Making friends during a pandemic

Personal Experience I started classes at UW Madison fall of 2020 as a transfer student from a technical college. As you can imagine, starting a new college during a pandemic can be TERRIFYING. I didn’t know anyone on campus to begin with, and on top of that, we now had a whole YEAR of online Read More…