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Phillip Phillips to headline at spring concert

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February 20, 2013

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Suzan Muhanna/Winonan Phillip Phillips will perform at the annual spring concert this April, announced the University Programming Activities Committee at Winona State University. Phillips, American Idol’s season 11 winner,...

Rockwell Kent film documents artist’s life

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February 13, 2013

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Oksana Carlier/Winonan A documentary featuring Rockwell Kent, made by a professor from Ohio University, was shown at Winona State University as a part of the Centennial Celebration last week. The film detailed Kent’s life,...

Romeo dies; the end. Or, is it?

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February 13, 2013

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Lily Kane/Winonan The premise to “Warm Bodies” isn’t a new one. Julie is a girl who lives with her dad, General Grigio. They live in fear and hatred of a boy named R, and the rest of his group. However, when Julie...

Hodel and McWilliams perform modern, contemporary pieces

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February 6, 2013

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Samantha Schwanke/Winonan Winona State University’s Music Department hosted trumpet player Martin Hodel and piano player Kent McWilliams for a concert in the PAC Recital Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Hodel is currently an...

Frozen River Film Festival trumps cold, draws crowds

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January 30, 2013

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Hannah Jones/Winonan The weeks leading up to the Frozen River Film Festival, which took place on campus Jan. 23-27, were a busy time for Assistant Director Kathy Florin. Most everyone who purchased their tickets in advance...

Frozen River Film Festival starts this week

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January 23, 2013

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Julia Sand/Winonan For the seventh annual award-winning Frozen River Film Festival, Winona State University students can once again participate free of charge. The festival, held on Winona State’s campus and other locati...

‘Flight’ movie has surprising non-action filled plot

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November 28, 2012

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Matt Shalbrack/Winonan From Robert Zemeckis, director of such films as the “Back to the Future” series, “Forrest Gump” and “Castaway” comes “Flight,” starring Denzel Washington, Don Cheadle, Kelly Reilly and...

New Taylor Swift album expands from country genre

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October 31, 2012

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Molly Barrett/Winonan Girls of all ages will never stop feeling a kinship with Taylor Swift. Like, ever. With her fourth studio album “RED,” Taylor Swift delivers her signature lyrics that seem to be plucked right from...

Film shows accurate portrayal of high school, wows audiences

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October 24, 2012

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Sarah Christiaansen/Winonan Said to be the “The Catcher In The Rye” of this generation, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” is a brilliant book. This book, which I have read upwards of 20 times, is one of my favorite...

Six Appeal rocks at Homecoming Coronation

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October 24, 2012

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Karin Chandler/Winonan Students enjoyed a different type of concert for Winona State University’s Homecoming Coronation Oct. 16. The a cappella group, Six Appeal was sponsored by University Programming Activities Committee,...

Solo acoustic songwriter produces quirky album

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September 26, 2012

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Haley Loeffler/Winonan A New Jersey native and up and coming singer, David W. Jacobsen released an album called, “Not What I Meant” on July 9. Jacobsen said, “I am an independent, solo acoustic, singer/songwriter who recen...

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