Don’t Leave For The Dorms Without It!

Lets face it – that one chunk of dirt on your carpet has been sitting in a ‘way-too-visible-to-ignore’ spot for a ‘way-too-long-to-ignore’ amount of time. You walk past it everyday, and somedays, you even think to grab it and toss it into the trash… but alas, you do not – which is a shame because Read More…

Make Your Life Easier With 1 Item

When I was a freshman, I considered myself pretty well prepared coming into college. The summer before, I reviewed my list of classes and bought all the supplies I thought I needed: pencils, pens, notebooks, binders. Everything went well until the day my first Chem 109 lab was due and I realized I forgot one Read More…

Primetime Prime Rib Time

For most of you, it’s probably your first time living away from home and for some of you, it’s probably your first time fending for food on your own. While Gordon’s and ramen will be sufficient enough to cure your hunger for the first few weeks, don’t let yourself succumb to that restricted menu for Read More…

The Freshman Fifteen is NOT Mandatory

For those of you who are unaware, the term freshman fifteen refers to the weight that many individuals gain during their first year of college. This phenomenon is undoubtedly due to the bad food habits that often go with one living on his or her own for the first time, and the stresses that first-year students commonly Read More…

Bring Batteries and Leave Worries Behind

You wouldn’t bring a cell phone or a laptop without a charger, but what about those electronics that don’t have a rechargeable battery? The types and number of batteries you should bring really depends on what electronic devices you use and how often you use them. However, long story short, avoid the hassle of having Read More…

No Oven, No Problem

Craving a delicious dessert but don’t have easy access to an oven or ample time to make something extravagant? Here’s a solution–Blackberry Icebox Cake.  This recipe, from Better Homes & Gardens, is super simple and outrageously delicious! This Blackberry Icebox Cake brings out a strong blackberry flavor in the filling and is complemented by the Read More…

Hop your way down to HopCat!

So, you’ve been making your way though the list of can’t miss restaurants in Madison. You’ve hit up Ian’s, Dotty’s and The Great Dane. Those are all amazing, but if you if you like great food, great beer, and great atmosphere, then you won’t want to miss HopCat! Here’s why: Crack Fries Landing in the Read More…

Become a Hopeless Ramen-tic

When most Madison students hear the word “Ramen”, they immediately think of those little plastic packages of hard noodles that take 3 minutes to create a meal. Don’t get me wrong, those things are amazing. However, Madison holds the key to a much better kind of ramen! Japanese style restaurant ramen has become a major Read More…