3 Ways To Turn Up After Quiet Hours

Unfortunately, some human beings need to actually sleep to be optimally functional, so in order to be considerate peers we do our best not to interrupt their sleep during certain times of night. Quiet hours in most dorms on campus are applied from 11:00pm to 7:00am Sunday through Thursday and Midnight to 7:00am Friday and Read More…

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…

The 3 Best Spots to Study in Sellery

Sellery (and Witte) Residence Hall certainly has its reputation for buzzing with social activity around the clock. While in my experience this proved to be true, I also found several great spaces to get some studying done within the walls of Sellery! 1. Your Floor’s Den I would say this is the best place to Read More…