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Wednesdays spent with Winston

Allison Mueller

September 24, 2014

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Samantha Beck/ Winonan Many problems plague freshman or first-year students at any university, including homesickness, stress, confusion and loneliness. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 30 percent of college...

Kicking butt: a review of Butt N’ Gut class in the IWC

Allison Mueller

September 17, 2014

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Samantha Beck/ Winonan The door to the fitness class was crowded with girls, a mix of freshman and upperclassmen.  Butt N’ Gut was starting in ten minutes, and the girls looked excited. Sam McElmury and Nicole Sorensen,...

Farmers Market encourages students to come to Saturday morning social

Allison Mueller

September 10, 2014

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Jessica Bendzick/ Winonan From goat milk soap to cheese curds, the Winona Farmers Market, located at the corner of 2nd and Main Street, offers students many options. The market is hosting “College Day” which will take...

Textual health: the pros and cons of a digital life

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April 16, 2014

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Benjamin Strand/ Winonan For National Public Health Week, Winona State University’s public health club hosted an event to inform students about the impact texting can have on health. Vice president of the public health...

Taking a stand against rape

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April 9, 2014

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Leah Perri/ Winonan The latest Wellness Wednesday program held last week focused on bystander intervention and its importance. The program, hosted by the Winona State University women and gender studies (WAGS) department...

Students choose volunteer work over beaches for break

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April 7, 2014

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Jessica Bendzick/Winonan For many, spring break means sunny beaches, hot sun and white sand. For Melissa Van Grinsven and Shawnessy Mohawk, this year’s spring break meant something different: leadership. Each of the women...

Try-Athletes dip their toes in

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April 7, 2014

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Marcia Ratliff/Winonan On Saturday morning, March 1, Winona State University junior Hannah Koivu was running around in the Integrated Wellness Complex. Only she wasn’t working out; she was making sure everybody else could. Koivu,...

Seniors’ last semester may be hardest

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February 12, 2014

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Abby Derkson/Winonan The end is near for Winona State University’s seniors. For some students, graduation feels like it is coming fast, and for other students, graduation cannot come soon enough. The last few months are...

Wellness Challenge: students get fit together

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February 12, 2014

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Samantha Stetzer/Winonan As the lull of February drags on, it becomes increasingly harder for people to keep up their New Year’s resolutions—if they have not given up already. The Integrated Wellness Complex on campus...

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