The Winona State University Student Newspaper

The Winonan

The Winona State University Student Newspaper

The Winonan

The Winona State University Student Newspaper

The Winonan

2019-2020 Staff

Ren Gennerman

Ren Gennerman

Ren Gennerman works as the Features Editor for the Winonan. Gennerman is currently in their final semester at Winona State University, and is majoring in Communication, Art, and Literature Teaching, and minoring Communication...

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Hannah Hippensteel

Hannah Hippensteel is a features reporter for the Winonan. She has enjoyed the three years spent with the Winonan and has worked to strengthen and diversify her writing subject matter and style. Hippensteel is a senior at Wino...

Matthew Drewry

Matthew Drewry

Matthew Drewry was the Features and Online Editor of The Winonan in previous years. Matthew is a senior at Winona State University double majoring in Journalism and Recreational Tourism with a minor in adventure education....

Lydia Velishek

Lydia Velishek

Lydia Velishek is a photographer for the Winonan. She is a freshman majoring in i-design. Velishek is from Elko, Minnesota and has been a part of the Winonan since September, 2019. Besides working at the Winonan, Velishek i...

Benjamin Rayburn

Benjamin Rayburn

Benjamin Rayburn is currently in his first year at Winona State and works as features writer at the Winonan, which includes campus life, campus events, and profiles of student and faculty. He’s from San Diego, California...

Kristen Carrie

Kristen Carrie

Kristen Carrie works as a photographer for The Winonan. Carrie is currently a senior at Winona State University majoring in Communication Arts and Literature Teaching and minoring in Communication Studies Teaching. Having lived...

Jenna Statz

Jenna Statz

Jenna Statz works as a Sports Reporter for the Winonan. Statz is currently in her freshman year at Winona State University and is majoring in Mass Communication: Journalism with a minor in Creative Digital Media. In addition to...

Mohammed Islam

Mohammed Islam (he/him) currently works as the Photo Editor for The Winonan. Islam is in his final year at Winona State University, majoring in Composite Materials Engineering. Besides working for The Winonan, he also works...

McKenna Scherer

McKenna Scherer (she/her/hers) is the Editor-in-Chief of The Winonan as of spring 2021 and continues to write news stories and photograph. Scherer previously held the position of News Editor after having been both a features and...

Zach Bailey

Zach Bailey

Zach Bailey currently works as the editor-in-chief of the Winonan. This is his third year in the role, after having become the editor-in-chief during the 2017-18 school year. Prior to holding the position of editor-in-chief, Bailey...

Mitchell Breuer

Mitchell Breuer

Mitchell Breuer works as the Editor-in-Chief for the Winonan, in addition to occasionally covering a variety of sports for the paper. Breuer is currently in his fifth year of college, with this being his third year at Winona...

Shannon Galliart

Shannon Galliart

Shannon Galliart works as a photographer and horoscope writer for the Winonan. Galliart is currently in her junior year at Winona State University, and is majoring in Sociology, and minoring in Ethnic Studies. She hopes to go...

Nicole Girgen

Nicole Girgen

Nicole Girgen works as the current photo editor for the Winonan. She is in her third year as photo editor, after starting in the position during the 2017-18 school year and was a general photographer during the 2016-17 school...

Sydney Mohr

Sydney Mohr

Sydney Mohr is Features Editor and a sports reporter for the Winonan, focusing on Women’s Rugby,  Men's Hockey, Gymnastics, and Softball. She is in her third year of reporting for the Winonan. Mohr is a Senior and four...

Morgan Reddekopp

Morgan Reddekopp

Morgan Reddekopp works as the Editor-in-Chief for the Winonan. Reddekopp is currently in her final semester at Winona State University, and is majoring in Mass Communications – Creative Digital Media, and minoring in both...

Natalie Tyler

Natalie Tyler

Natalie Tyler has been photographing for the Winonan since her first year at Winona state in 2018. While working for the Winonan, she established her photography business, taking lifestyle portraits that moved up into wedding...

Madelyn Swenson

Madelyn Swenson

Madelyn Swenson is going into her third year as news editor for the Winonan. She will also be cover Women’s soccer for the first time. Before that she worked as a news writer for the Winonan.   Swenson is a senior Journa...