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Winona State looks for sustainability

McKenna Scherer, Features Reporter

January 22, 2020

As Winona County made strides to better its existing sustainability efforts in 2019, Winona State University came into 2020 with new sustainability plans of its own. Nathan Engstrom, Winona State University sustainability direc...

Wellness Wednesday improvises class discussion

McKenna Scherer, Features Reporter

May 1, 2019

On April 24 from 3-4 p.m., the Integrated Wellness Center and the WELL  hosted the final Wellness Wednesday of Winona State University’s 2018-19 academic school year. The final topic that Wellness Wednesday covered was “Health &...

The sustainability of the book: the digital age vs. a physical copy

Allison Mueller

February 11, 2015

Kalika Valentine-Erickson/ Winonan Which is better: an e-book or a paper book? This has been a serious and debatable question since the first e-reader was introduced years ago. On Feb. 3, the 547th anniversary of Gutenberg’s...

Entrepreneur encourages students to create a sustainable world

Allison Mueller

February 4, 2015

Victoria McKenzie/ Winonan As college students graduate and begin to take over the job force, engineering solutions to society’s problems will begin to fall on their shoulders. Eric Sannerud, a regenerative entrepreneur,...

Founder of Growing Power Inc. provides insight into urban farming

Allison Mueller

November 19, 2014

Abigail Derkson/ Winonan A city would normally be an unlikely place to find a farm, but urban farmer Will Allen had a vision to change that. In Milwaukee, Wis., Allen’s organization, Growing Power Inc., brought farming to the...

Winona State challenges teams on the importance of sustainability

Allison Mueller

October 22, 2014

Samantha Beck/ Winonan Winona State University is trending the hashtag #SustyChallenge as a part of the 2014 Sustainability Challenge: a monthlong challenge open to students, faculty and staff to encourage environmentally conscious...

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