Three Ways to Save Money like an Adult

Now that you’re in college, you’ve got to act more like an adult. And as hard at is it, part of being an adult is saving money. As college student, there are a lot of expenses to be paid – food, books, sports, and living are just a few of them. After my freshman year, Read More…

Lifelong Friends.

I was recruited by Wisconsin for hockey my sophomore year of high school. When you’re 16 years old, it’s pretty crazy to make a big life decision like that. I grew up with a solid group of friends and teammates back home. We all had known each other for as long as I could even Read More…

Find your family with Surma

When I came to UW-Madison, I remember walking through the Student Organization Fair at the the Kohl Center completely dazed. I was so overwhelmed by all the options that I didn’t notice a girl waving a flier by me until she tapped me on the shoulder. She told me all about UW-Madison’s premiere competitive co-ed Read More…

No Supervisors, No Problem?

In high school, there was a constant reminder if you weren’t doing good enough to get into college. Whether it be your guidance counselor or your parents, everyone always seemed to stick their nose in your business. Now that I’m in college I almost wish I still had that. Becoming an adult means no more Read More…

There is a leader in all of us

While I didn’t experience my freshman year at Wisconsin, I do know what it feels like to be in a new community with unfamiliar faces and overwhelmed with all the different organizations to choose from. As a transfer student, I had to experience the feelings, doubts, and uncertainties of freshman year all over again. The Read More…

You Won’t Remember That. Write it Down

When I turned 18, I thought I was a true adult. However, when I got to college, I couldn’t believe what I had gotten myself into. Luckily I started to write things down. I don’t think I’ve ever been told with good direction: “don’t write that down, you’ll remember it,” because I won’t. Therefore, tip Read More…

Lake Mendota: The Hub of Student Life

Whether you’re from Wisconsin or not, when you move to campus you will quickly realize that you must become accustomed to all types of weather throughout the year. That being said, you can use these seasons to your advantage in order to bond with your friends and experience some of the best part of the Read More…