The Winonan

In the peanut gallery…

Allison Mueller

September 30, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion, Sports

Each week sports reporters Matthew Lambert and Sam Thiel will face off on a hot topic in sports. The world of sports is changing quickly and constantly, but we want to slow it down and take a better look at the juiciest gossip, sc...

In the peanut gallery…

Allison Mueller

September 23, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion, Sports

Each week sports reporters Matthew Lambert and Sam Thiel will face off on a hot topic in sports. The world of sports is changing quickly and constantly, but we want to slow it down and take a better look at the juiciest gossip, sc...

Part-time versus full-time students: A reporter’s perspective

Allison Mueller

September 16, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Lifestyle, Opinion

Jordan Gerard/Winonan Full-time students seem like they are the busiest students in college. And it’s true; I should know, I’ve been a full-time student for the past three and a half years now. And yes, it’s a busy...

In the peanut gallery…

Allison Mueller

September 16, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion, Sports

Each week sports reporters Matthew Lambert and Sam Thiel will face off on a hot topic in sports. The world of sports is changing quickly and constantly, but we want to slow it down and take a better look at the juiciest gossip, sc...

Letter: Winonan, it’s been real.

Allison Mueller

April 22, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA SAND The amount of weird it feels to be writing my last segment in the Winonan is incredible. Didn’t I just start?! Since freshman year, I have been employed with this paper, and the gratitude I feel...

Letter: Why I’m running for State Chair, and why I’m not.

Allison Mueller

April 8, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

“Hi, I’m Cara Luebke and I’m running for State Chair of the Minnesota State University Student Association (MSUSA).” “Say, what?” This is a pretty classic example of what I’ve been hearing. So I thought I’d...

Letter: teach children college kids are good

Allison Mueller

March 25, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

CONTRIBUTED BY ANGELA GOTZ Dear University Students, I appreciate the Universities and the opportunities they bring Winona’s residents. I am a WSU alumna, and my husband attended WSU for two years. Our four year old does...

Letter: Winona Human Rights Commission

Allison Mueller

February 25, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

The Winona Human Rights Commission (WHRC) is a local commission established in 1968 to secure all citizens equal opportunity in areas of protection such as employment, housing, education, among others. Members of this commission...

Opinion: my beef with Valentine’s Day haters

Allison Mueller

February 11, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA SAND Warning: I am fired up about this topic. And I had a blast writing it. Valentine’s Day, or, season, because let’s be honest Valentine’s Day starts on Feb. 1, brings out two kinds of people:...

Letter: WSU is a community of respect

Allison Mueller

February 4, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

CONTRIBUTED BY KAREN JOHNSON Welcome to spring semester 2015! As we begin this new semester, I’d like to take the opportunity to remind everyone that WSU is an inclusive and welcoming community. Incidents of hate speech,...

Letter: drawing the line

Allison Mueller

February 4, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

CONTRIBUTED BY ALEX PAULSON Before I started writing this letter, I had difficulty deciding how to discuss its contents without pointing any fingers. The topic this letter discusses isn’t necessarily any fault of an individual...

A poem for Brooke: “Our Brooke”

Allison Mueller

January 21, 2015

Filed under Commentaries, Opinion

I never knew you, but now I do I’m so enriched by your life, so few I wish in all my heart, that day a detour Yet I know in my soul, now you’re newer For you it is true, that life, your dreams Were lost, in...

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