Embracing Your Minority Status

UW-Madison is a campus that prides itself on diversity, but, sometimes it may feel as if you are always the minority. Rather it be you race, economic, or gender status that sets you apart, there are classes set in place that help you to feel comfortable with being you on campus. This blog will discuss Read More…

Three Ways to Save Money like an Adult

Now that you’re in college, you’ve got to act more like an adult. And as hard at is it, part of being an adult is saving money. As college student, there are a lot of expenses to be paid – food, books, sports, and living are just a few of them. After my freshman year, Read More…

Lifelong Friends.

I was recruited by Wisconsin for hockey my sophomore year of high school. When you’re 16 years old, it’s pretty crazy to make a big life decision like that. I grew up with a solid group of friends and teammates back home. We all had known each other for as long as I could even Read More…

Harrowing and Necessary: Amer-Ind 100

Learning about other cultures is a very different type of learning than scientific understanding or acquiring technical skills. It’s a test of empathy and the ability to recognize personhood/humanity in others with their differences. And in the case of learning about Native American history, it’s a test of your capacity for second-hand grief and also the necessary development of some shame for the white people present.