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A major problem: from Byron to biology

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September 26, 2012

Hannah Jones/Winonan Last year, I took a science class. My BA doesn’t require much in the way of science and math, so these sorts of classes only occur in tolerable sprinklings between English and language classes. To b...

A real world view from a recent Winona State University graduate

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September 26, 2012

Kendal Miller/Guest View For the past 18 years August meant, school supplies, a class list, new books and new clothes and being reunited with friends, but not this time. The excitement of August wasn’t the same this...

Voter education helps make politics easier to learn

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September 26, 2012

Erin Cochran/Winonan Do you want to know what really grinds my gears? Politics. Better yet, the buildup to Election Day. With the presidential election coming up, I have two words to sum up how I feel about it ...

Not getting our bang for the buck is a hard reality to face

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September 19, 2012

Joel Farber/Guest View Is my money going to a waste of space? I question this with one thing in mind – Kryzsko Commons. Kryzsko Commons, our student union, is a place most students frequent throughout the day. Students can ...

Running helps ease the mind, body and soul

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September 19, 2012

Marcie Ratliff/Winonan Since running surfaced as a sport for the American masses in the 70s— thanks to hippie heroes like Steve Prefontaine and Frank Shorter, who made running seem effortless, and thanks to marketing campaigns...

Home provides most sufficient study sanctuary

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September 19, 2012

Hannah Jones/Winonan With week three of class behind us, all of a sudden it’s time once again for tests and quizzes. Until this point, we’ve all pretty much been able to skate by in our classes with the excuse of n...

Senior year – enjoy time on campus before reality finally sets in

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September 12, 2012

Erin Cochran/Winonan The scariest three words one could put together at this point in time, as I face my senior year in college are “so what’s next?” How is that even answerable? The world after college is a scar...

Staying on track during inevitable Winona train stops

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September 12, 2012

Hannah Jones/Winonan It never fails. Just when you think you’re home free, your residence hall in sight, your book bag not getting any lighter, your body practically burning with the desire to cuddle up inside with your...

Professional sports helps us stay positive during tough times

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September 12, 2012

Matt Shalbrack/Winonan One thing has remained constant for as long as I can remember and that is professional sports. The majority of people can associate with some team, whether in the National Football League, the Nati...

Syllabus week at Winona State provides daily drill

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September 6, 2012

Hannah Jones/Winonan Last week, the fall semester ushered in the beginning of another school year at Winona State. We know this first-week period as that festive time of year where the weather begins to change from stif...

The Making of a Die-Hard Baseball Fan

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September 6, 2012

by Alyssa Griffith/Winonan My first trip to Wrigley Field to see a Cubs game that I can remember was very special for everyone in my family but me. I had a backpack with Tweedy Bird on it that I packed with goodies f...

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