The Winonan

Letter: one last go around

Allison Mueller

September 3, 2014

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Julia Sand/ Winonan Three years ago I started my first semester at Winona State University. I was absolutely terrified and already thinking of ways to get back home. I was asking things like what kind of two-year programs do...

Letter: T’ai Chi returns to WSU

Allison Mueller

September 3, 2014

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Dear Editor, T’ai Chi has been born again at WSU. It was here from 1980-1998. The “Winona State University Warrior T’ai Chi Club” is back, meeting every day of the school year from 12:00-12:50 in the lobby or east lawn...

Out west: an exercise in reimagination

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April 9, 2014

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Marcia Ratliff/ Editor-in-chief Last weekend I went to Ogden, Utah for the National Undergraduate Literature Conference, where I presented a paper. It was a nerdfest in every sense of the word, and I loved it. I got to hobnob...

Letter: student candidate seeks votes

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April 9, 2014

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Charles Roberts/ Guest contributer My fellow Warriors, For the last two years I, Charles Roberts, have had the privilege and honor of serving your as Student Senator and ASO Director. Now I am asking for your vote in becoming...

Madness of March (and a little bit of April)

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April 2, 2014

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Christian Sopkowiak/Winonan The month of March is known for being the first official month of spring. It is also known for having St. Patrick’s Day and Mardi Gras. However, most sports fans know it for March Madness. March...

Peyton Manning and his legacy

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January 29, 2014

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Christian Sopkowiak/Winonan In less than a week, two teams will meet for the ultimate prize in the ultimate game: the Super Bowl. The Seattle Seahawks will battle the Denver Broncos for the right to hoist the Lombardi Trophy. The...

Dying our own deaths: Voices from the Past illustrates how Winona built a community

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October 30, 2013

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Abby Peschges/Winonan Wallace Stevens, a great Modernist poet, said, “every man dies his own death.” This is a concept I have latched on to and adapted. It means that only you can experience your death, and those around...

A tale of two libraries: University of Stirling and Winona State

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October 30, 2013

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Chelsea Palmer/Guest Contributor I don’t know about you, but if you are like me, you head on over to the library to crank out the final pages of that long essay due tomorrow. This tall building full of books, study spaces...

The third floor of the library needs more outlets

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October 23, 2013

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Abby Peschges/Winonan With Baldwin closed, our study location options are a bit limited on campus. There’s the promise of more study areas for students, but as a senior I won’t get the pleasure of using them. In the...

Levee Park: share your ideas for Winona’s future

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October 9, 2013

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Marcia Ratliff/Winonan Live at the Levee, a one-day music festival at Levee Park, featured great music. But it also featured a great community. Levee Park was crowded with Winonans this Saturday, from toddlers trying out...

Pitcher Mariano Rivera pitches final game at Yankees Stadium

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October 2, 2013

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Matt Shalbrack/Winonan Baseball is full of great moments--moments that make you shake your head, moments that make you cheer and even moments that make you cry. On Sept. 26 in the Bronx, the Yankees made the entire baseball...

The life of a Minnesota sports fan

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October 2, 2013

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Christian Sopkowiak/Winonan Your heart races as you rise to your feet, you begin to feel nervous, your palms begin to sweat, and your eyes stay focused on the action. This is it, you tell yourself, it’s finally happening....

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