Speakers and Hippie Christmas in Madison

Music is a key part of maintaining a healthy state. Whether you’re listening to dance, to cry, or to workout, there’s countless applications. Similarly, music brings people together through similar bands, concerts, and festivals. Consequently, one item that I found to be indispensable in college is a good speaker. Similar to music, there’s countless applications Read More…

Messes, and How I Learned to Avoid Them

When I first started college, I quickly learned something very important, that I HATE to clean microwaves. As a frequent soup eater, my usual tactic of heating up soup on the stove was rendered obsolete. Wait in line to use a cramped kitchen with a half-broken stove? No thanks! But as I cooked my beloved Read More…

How To O-fish-ally Have the Best Dorm

When packing for your first year of college, most advice you’ll find is practical:  laundry pods, sleep masks, even your winter coat because let’s face it, this is Wisconsin and we very well might get the first snowfall before you take your first Thanksgiving trip home.  I’m here to advocate for something a little less Read More…

WARNING: BRING BOOTS.

I grew up in a small town in, Minnesota. As senior year of high school winded down, my friends and I were trying to decide where we were going to head for the next four years of our lives. While most of my friends ended up heading down south to escape the cold, I headed Read More…

It’s Just Common Cents

For lots of people, they have been blessed with a parent doing their laundry for their whole life. It would just magically appear folded in your closet, and this is perhaps the biggest adjustment when arriving at college. Not only do we not know how to do laundry, but we put off what seems like Read More…