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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...

The Sustainable Futures Fair: a kick-off to this year’s theme

Allison Mueller

September 17, 2014

Victoria McKenzie/ Winonan Sounds of energetic music and voices filled the room as Winona State University students, faculty and staff participated in the various activities and booths at the Sustainable Futures Fair. The fair...

Go green or go home: RecycleMania


April 16, 2014

Leah Perri/ Winonan Winona State University wrapped up an eight week RecycleMania program this week—a nationwide competition among hundreds of universities to reduce waste and increase recycling on campus. Winona State...

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