Winona State University's Newspaper since 1919

The Winonan

Winona State University's Newspaper since 1919

The Winonan

Winona State University's Newspaper since 1919

The Winonan

A documentary titled, “The Janes” was screened for students and faculty at Winona State University on Jan. 23, 2023. The film centers around life before Roe v. Wade and takes a deep-dive on the steps women took to fight for their rights. Jessica Weis, Co-President of WSU Students for Reproductive Justice, worked along side the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies department and the History Department to host this event in the Science Laboratory Center.
Film screening, “The Janes” reminds viewers of pre-Roe v. Wade times
Elly Herrick, Features Reporter • February 3, 2023

"I had no other options. I wanted it over with, and I didn't care how it was done. I was that desperate." These...

As the semester begins, some students may find themselves on a waitlist for counseling services. Fellow councilor and Director of Winona State’s Counseling and Wellness Services explains that this issue is common at many universities.
Counseling and Wellness Services update
Lillianna Van De Walker, Features Reporter • February 1, 2023

Kateri Johnson, one of Winona State University’s licensed professional clinical counselors and the...

Students at Winona State University have been noticing a lack of period products available on campus. One big advocate for implementing more supplies for students has been the Student Senate body.
Lack of campus period products are cramping students’ styles
Sophia Sailer, News Editor • February 1, 2023

Minnesota has recently posed a bill that would legally require K-12 state schools to provide period products...

The Community Mentor position that focused on creating campus events and programs will no longer be continued after this academic school year. The decision comes from a lack of students applying for crucial roles like Resident Assistants and Assistant Hall Directors.
Housing and Residence Life says goodbye to the Community Mentor position
Reanne Weil, News Reporter • January 30, 2023

After being created as a key part of the West Campus Learning Communities, the Housing and Residence...

M3GAN was released on Jan. 6 2023 and features a programmed doll with artificial intelligence that ends up having a killer instinct. M3GAN is programmed to protect its owner at all costs, which ends up costing bullies quite a lot.
Film Review: “M3GAN”
Cassandra Bauer, Film Reviewer • February 3, 2023

Joining Chucky and Annabelle in the cannon of killer doll movies comes “M3GAN”, a lifelike AI robot doll whose seemingly innocent intentions of protecting a child quickly take...

Avatar: The Way of Water is the long-awaited sequel to James Camerons Avatar that broke box office records in 2009. The follow up was released on Dec. 16 2022 and carried on the themes of environmentalism and family. The film stars Sam Worthington as Jake Sully and Zoe Saldaña as Neytiri.
“Avatar: The Way of Water”
Madeline Mill, News Reporter • February 3, 2023
View All
Regan Feit competing in the Minnesota State University, Mankato track meet. Feit set a meet record by reaching a 1:39.05 in the 600-meter race. Competing in her second year as an athlete on the Winona State University Track and Field team, she is looking to improve her game and become even more of a leader.
Regan Feit: Fastest feet of the Midwest
Kailey Doeseckle, Sports Reporter • February 1, 2023

Nestled in the very southwest corner of Minnesota sits the small town of Luverne where Regan Feit, a...

Winona State’s last face-off with Northern State was on Jan. 22, 2022, a contest that saw the Warriors knock off the Wolves 83-74 in front of nearly 3,500 fans in Aberdeen, S.D. On Friday, the Winona State faithful saw the home side start in impressive fashion with a nine-point lead in the opening minutes of play, but they could not finish in the same manner.
The warriors fell a little short at home for the third time
Pronob Kumar, Sports Reporter • January 30, 2023

On Friday, Winona State University fell a little short against Northern State University (NSU) after...

M3GAN was released on Jan. 6 2023 and features a programmed doll with artificial intelligence that ends up having a killer instinct. M3GAN is programmed to protect its owner at all costs, which ends up costing bullies quite a lot.
Film Review: “M3GAN”
Cassandra Bauer, Film Reviewer • February 3, 2023

Joining Chucky and Annabelle in the cannon of killer doll movies comes “M3GAN”, a lifelike AI robot...

Avatar: The Way of Water is the long-awaited sequel to James Camerons Avatar that broke box office records in 2009. The follow up was released on Dec. 16 2022 and carried on the themes of environmentalism and family. The film stars Sam Worthington as Jake Sully and Zoe Saldaña as Neytiri.
“Avatar: The Way of Water”
Madeline Mill, News Reporter • February 3, 2023

The second installment of the “Avatar” series finally premiered in December of 2022. 12 years after...

Archives

*All opinions expressed are of the Winonan staff. They do not necessarily reflect those of the college, university, system, or student body.*