“Pursuing a Better Me”

On this campus, I have grown by having friends that don’t look like me, and on this campus, I have grown by having friends that do look like me. I am African American and from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which feels like a completely different world now compared to Madison. Milwaukee was racially diverse (something that we…

“Time for You”

Between classes, studying, and work, the time seems to fly by during the week; and we get in a cycle of simply completing our ‘to do’ lists. I am as big of a fan of lists as the next person, but I also think it’s really important to learn the beauty in stepping away. There…

“Be Unapologetically Unshaken”

Many know that college is a place to grow and evolve into the person you were destined to be. That idea is beautiful and lovely, but what about the person you have become over the past 18 years? That person has values and beliefs that are not worth giving up just because a new chapter…

“A Space to Call ‘Home’ On Campus”

Move in day is quickly approaching, and there is a lot to think about. The transition from home to college will definitely be tough, but something that may help is having a space to call home on campus. That place for many of us will probably be our dorm room, so how do we make…

“Let’s Start Reaching!”

Hi all! I am Alexandria Millet (most people know me as Alex). It is very exciting to document my first year at Madison, and I am ready to jump in. UW-Madison is not too far from my home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where I attended Brown Deer High School. For the past four years, I put…