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Resolutions resolute? Maybe not.

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January 22, 2014

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Molly O'Connor/Winonan With the start of a new year and a new semester, many students aim for a healthier and more focused lifestyle to achieve their resolution goals. The gym is busier, healthier food is consumed and the...

WSU reaches out to grieving students

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November 6, 2013

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Kayla Langmaid/Winonan In the first twelve months of college, 22 to 30 percent of students are grieving the death of a family member or close friend. College students who are grieving are affected physically and emotionally...

Winona’s worst roommates: the bat problem

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October 30, 2013

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Sami Schwanke/Winonan Though bats are appropriate mascots for the Halloween season, live bats are not always appreciated inside someone’s home. Inexpensive, off-campus student housing has been known for its bat infestations. Seniors...

A hands-on approach: breast cancer awareness month

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October 23, 2013

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Elizabeth Pulanco/Winonan Last week, Winona State University health advocates shared a heaping handful of health advice. Tuesday, Oct. 15, marked the beginning of Winona State’s  Feel Your Boobies Week. This week was...

Students speak about depression

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October 16, 2013

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Michelle Peterson/Winonan Wellness Wednesday: Truth About Suicide featured three Winona State University students sharing their struggles with depression, hoping their stories could help fellow students. “Depression isn’t...

Wellness Wednesday: beating the freshman fifteen

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October 9, 2013

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Reagan Johnson/Winonan This week’s Wellness Wednesday tackled the issue of the freshman fifteen. Professor Janet Macon, a health, exercise and rehabilitative science instructor, gave students facts on freshmen weight gain...

Anxiety Management aims to calm students

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October 2, 2013

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Kayla Langmaid/Winonan Anxiety can be a struggle for many individuals, especially college students; if it isn’t managed correctly it can turn into a serious health issue. Winona State University’s counseling and wellness...

Healthy Monday emphasizes communication

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October 2, 2013

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Elise Nelson/Winonan Healthy Mondays advised students why in-person communication is important. A small group of students gathered for an intimate lecture and discussion on communication. Kelly Kirby, a Winona State University...

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