Archive for February, 2017

Dancescape 2017 in photo review

February 22, 2017

                                                             

Gymnastics honors teammate, wins Smile On meet

February 22, 2017

Emma Cavanaugh / Winonan “Smile On” is not just great life advice – it is the motto of a squad, the anthem of a family. Smile On, also known as the Brooke Baures Memorial meet, is an annual event hosted by Winona State University gymnastics in honor of their teammate who died in December 2014. […]

Women’s basketball begins tournament play

February 22, 2017

Left: Winona State University women’s basketball players celebrate points from a basket that put them in the lead towards the end of the game against Concordia University, St. Paul on Friday, Feb. 11. The team will begin their tournament play against the University of Mary at 7 p.m. in Bismark, N.D. The Warriors have to […]

Baseball begins season with tournament losses

February 22, 2017

Danny Moriarty / Winonan The Winona State University baseball team began the season with a road trip to Tahlequah, Okla. which resulted in three losses against the Northeastern State University RiverHawks. The Warriors started off with an early lead in the first game of a double-header Saturday, Feb. 18. Junior Joe Kubera scored first off […]

Winona State shows love to donors

February 22, 2017

Olivia Volkman-Johnson Twenty two percent of Winona State University funding comes from the Minnesota state government, according to the Winona State Foundation. The other 88 percent comes from donors supporting Winona State students. The foundation, along with Winona State Alumni Relations and the Student Organization of Alumni Relations (SOAR), honored these donors during the second […]

Active shooter program educates campus

February 22, 2017

Cheney Mason / Winonan ALICE, a tactical program that provides education on what to do during an active shooter situation, will be made available to Winona State University students, faculty and staff beginning Feb. 25 and 26. The program is being introduced to the university through a partnership between the Winona County Sheriff’s Department and […]

Aqua dancing makes a splash

February 22, 2017

Sara Tiradossi / Winonan Sounds of splashing and energetic voices fill the Memorial Hall Pool as students participate in Winona State University’s newest fitness class. The music was inviting the students to exercise while enjoying themselves with friends at aqua dancing. The class, which combines exercising and dancing in the water, is new at Winona […]

Losses round out men’s basketball season

February 22, 2017

Adam Kirk / Winonan The Winona State University men’s basketball team closed out their regular season with back-to-back losses on Friday and Saturday last week. Friday night the Warriors lost 70-87 against the Augustana University Vikings. Senior Riley Bambenek led the Warriors with 16 points and senior Isaiah Gray added 14 points. Senior Josh Mongan […]

First-year students lead Winona State softball

February 22, 2017

Colin Kohrs / Winonan The Winona State University softball team is young this season, but they are powerful – and they are already starting to show it. During Friday’s second game, first-year pitcher Jordyn Kleman recorded a no-hitter for the Warriors. “We’ve got nine freshmen out of 18 kids,” head coach Greg Jones said. “We’ve […]

Film in review: “The Lego Batman Movie”

February 22, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan One of the most anticipated movies of the year, “The Lego Batman Movie” has finally landed. After the near perfection of 2014’s “The Lego Movie,” all eyes were on Will Arnett’s return to the cape and cowl for another fun, brick-filled romp. Aside from the constant references to Batman continuity and […]

Layoffs possible as budget deficit increases

February 22, 2017

Winona State hosts budget forum to discuss solutions, ramifications Maddie Swenson / Winonan The budget deficit first reported during October 2016 by the Winona State University Student Senate has risen to $4 million, according to the university’s Vice President of Finance and Administration Scott Ellinghuysen at a budget forum on Thursday, Feb. 16. The deficit […]

Dorms wage war on energy, water usage

February 22, 2017

Elizabeth Pulanco / Winonan As a way to promote sustainable living, Winona State University’s chemistry department is partnering with Housing and Residence Life for the Energy Wars. Throughout the month of February, students living in campus housing will compete against each other to reduce their energy and water usage. Jeanne Franz, a professor within the […]

Greek Life promotes sexual harm prevention

February 22, 2017

Molly Corcoran Sanders / Winonan With growing concern about increasing numbers of sexual assaults occurring on college campuses, Sigma Tau Gamma President Nicholas Cota decided the fraternity needed to take action. “Over the past year, there’s been an increase of sexual harm related instances. Additionally, we ended up seeing it here quite locally on our […]

New Alumni Relations director settles into role

February 15, 2017

Michaela Gaffke / Winonan Winona State University welcomes a new face on campus and in town, Mark Reitan, as the new Alumni Relations director, after being without a director since August. Tracy Hale, associate director of Alumni Relations, was busy last semester doing both her job and the director’s job during the hiring process. “It […]

Krueger Library introduces new live chat

February 15, 2017

Maddie Swenson / Winonan Last semester, the Darrel W. Krueger Library on the Winona State University campus released its new live chat service, or LibChat, to its website, with the hopes of being able to further help students with research. Web and Digital Service Librarian Stewart Van Cleve said the LibChat service is “especially good for […]