Change It Up To Study It Up!

I hadn’t developed good study habits in high school, but once coming to college I picked up a very useful one. In the town I grew up, we had a few libraries but not as much at Madison. Something that helps me study is changing up the location of where I study every now and Read More…

Studying Tips to Save Your Sanity

  It’s important to remember that in order to effectively study, you need to take a few breaks in-between those long Sundays in Memorial Library. Tip #1: The first, and (most important, in my opinion) tip: TAKE BREAKS! Some of my favorite break ideas include taking a walk down lakeshore path, getting some Starbucks, or Read More…

10 night time alternatives to Madison’s party scene

If you’re an incoming student to the University of Wisconsin-Madison or in your last semester here, you’ll never get board here. Unlike our reputation, not everyone wants to party every weekend. Here are some of my favorite non-partying night time actives. Grab a group of friends and treat yourself to a nice dinner Weather you Read More…

Hub life for life

Ever hear about the Hub? The Hub is my absolute favorite place to escape from school stress. Included in the amenities of the Hub is a hot tub, a pool, a sauna, a beach volleyball court, a courtyard with barbecues, and the sweetest lounge area on campus equipped with pool tables, cool couches and seats, Read More…

Quick nature escapes relieve city stress!

Life at a school as big as UW-Madison can get overwhelming at times. That’s why it’s so important to find little times throughout the day to get away from the stress of the city. Luckily, out campus is full of beautiful spaces where students can go take a short walk to escape the rigors of Read More…

College Library 3rd floor

Freshman year is a tough one for many reasons, but the most daunting one is studying. Learning time management might possibly be the hardest task faced freshman year. Most of us upperclassmen haven’t even mastered time management yet! When I was a freshman, the allotted hours between classes were what really killed me. I would Read More…

A Slice of Nature

Is the Terrace too crowded? Need a break from all the chatter? The Allen Centennial Garden is a prime spot for a study session before the snow flies. While it may not be ideal for homework on the computer, you can easily plop down on a bench in the middle of the garden and read Read More…