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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...

Winona State students practice Mindfulness Meditation

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September 18, 2013

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Kayla Langmaid/Winonan The mind works in mysterious ways. Mindfulness Meditation, a one-credit course offered by Winona State University, aims to help students refresh the thought process and help maintain relaxation. Gretchen...

Intramurals offer diverse opportunities for students

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September 18, 2013

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Allison Mueller/Winonan After the Winona State University football teams and soccer team exit Verizon Wireless stadium, a different group of athletes takes over the field. There are over 20 intramural sports offered during...

Cancer survivor leads exercise program for fellow survivors

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September 11, 2013

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Michelle Peterson/Winonan Gary Kastello, professor of health and exercise science, is a cancer survivor. He will lead Winona Survivors Unite in Exercise for all former cancer patients providing personal training and support...

Feeling all right? Health Services is there to help

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September 6, 2013

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Sami Schwanke/Winonan No matter the year, the rule remains the same: students need to be well to do well. That’s why freshmen and seniors alike need to know about the services offered at Winona State University Health...

Wellness Wednesday: alcohol and the community

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April 24, 2013

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Molly O’Connor/Winonan On April 17, Winona State University’s Integrated Wellness Center showcased a film series on the ties between the Winona community, college students and alcohol. Health advocates Alicia, Alyssa...

Climate Summit plants a seed to protect the environment

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April 24, 2013

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Hannah Jones/Winonan Many would have called the fully-functioning greenhouse on display last week in the gazebo a rudimentary box made of empty two-liter soda bottles. Jorge Segovia, a Spanish minor at Winona State University,...

Healthy Monday promotes student storytelling

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April 24, 2013

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Leah Perri/Winonan From Facebook pages such as the “Winona State University Cupid” and “WSU Confessions,” it is evident that students are looking for ways to express themselves and share their personal stories with...

Tobacco policy criticized by students

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April 24, 2013

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Ally Lenz and Elise Nelson/Guest Reporters According to Winona State University’s Tobacco-Free Environment Policy, tobacco is not allowed anywhere on university property. A recent survey conducted at Winona State shows more...

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