The more I learn, the less I know.

When I came to college, I thought I was just going to 13th grade to become a people expert and do big things. It was 2008 and I was 25. Neither of my parents had gone to college. Only a few of my friends had. The privileged ones. My perspective is that of a “non-traditional” Read More…

College is Great!

Everyone before joining into college have their own expectation for how college will be and sometimes, you’re right but most of the time you are wrong. College is a great time to explore who you are socially but also find out what really interests you academically. What I thought Every class would be difficult Work Read More…

How to Survive UW Madison: POC Edition

Prepare yourselves… What is a POC, you ask? A POC, or a person of color, is used to define any other person who is not considered white. As a Latinx student before coming to this institution I never used the word POC to self-identify, but after my first-time setting foot on this campus a POC Read More…

Being a Transfer Student: What it’s Really Like

Going to college, you are filled with a mixture of emotions; excitement, stress, anxiety, and happiness. You wonder about what dorm you’ll get, what friends you’ll make, the classes you’ll take and all of the new experiences. For me, my college experience might be a little different than others, because I was a transfer student. Read More…

The Freshman 15: Expectation vs Reality

It’s one of every incoming freshman’s biggest fears – at least, I know it was mine upon entering college. I had been told countless times to watch out for the stereotypical fifteen pounds comprised of late nights, unhealthy food, Ian’s Pizza slices and not enough walks up Bascom Hill. Vain? Maybe, but I couldn’t help Read More…