Archive for March 1st, 2017

New brewery taps into downtown Winona

March 1, 2017

Kilat Fitzgerald /Winonan A local brewery is set to open its doors and taps in downtown Winona in mid-March, next to Levee Park. Island City Brewing is the center of local culture and homegrown craft beer, where the emphasis is put on the process. They can only sell what they make, ensuring customers get an […]

Student to intern for top ballet school

March 1, 2017

Elizabeth Pulanco / Winonan This summer, Winona State University junior Adyson Johnson is moving her passion for dancing away from the spotlight. As a child, Johnson said dance was something to do after school, but as she continued to dance, it became an important part of her life. “It is the one thing I have always […]

Baseball signs 14-year-old cancer survivor

March 1, 2017

Danny Moriarty / Winonan The Winona State University baseball team gained another player on Thursday – 14-year-old Hunter Krusmark. Krusmark of Lake City, Minn. signed his letter of intent in a press conference held in the trophy area of the Integrated Wellness Complex and was given the number 3. Over 100 people showed up including various […]

Religious leaders connect separate faiths

March 1, 2017

Olivia Volkman-Johnson / Winonan The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution allows U.S. citizens the freedom to practice their religion of choice or abstain from practicing a religion. Despite this, differences in religion have been the basis of numerous hate crimes and attacks against faith groups across the nation, such as the recent vandalism of […]

Women’s basketball concludes season

March 1, 2017

Warriors see semifinals, head coach achieves milestone Winona State women’s basketball head coach Scott Ballard got his milestone 500th win Wednesday, Feb. 22, as the Warriors defeated the University of Mary Mauraders in the opening round of the NSIC tournament. Ballard is the 29th coach in Division II history to reach the 500 win milestone. […]

Student Senate addresses tuition freeze

March 1, 2017

Sara Tiradossi / Winonan A possible tuition freeze by the Board of Trustees from Minnesota State Colleges and Universities could be mandated before the end of the semester, according to Winona State University Student Senate’s Public Relations Chair, Ivy Kuhn. Kuhn explained how tuition will not be raised at the moment, because the university has […]

The Emily Project presents body positivity yoga

March 1, 2017

Michaela Gaffke / Winonan “I am,” Lisa Diers, director of nutrition and yoga services at The Emily Program, said as she inhaled and stretched, “enough,” she said as she exhaled and relaxed. Students mimic her, stretches in the Integrated Wellness Complex fitness studio. The Emily Program was founded in 1993 for eating disorder awareness and […]

Horror film in review: “Get Out”

March 1, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan I’ve talked before about how indie horror is having a comeback, but “Get Out” is something else entirely. Many of you have seen Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele’s collaborative show “Key and Peele,” but that says nothing for what Peele is able to accomplish in his debut film. It still […]

Softball sweeps tournament weekend play

March 1, 2017

Colin Kohrs / Winonan The Winona State University softball team traveled to Rosemont, Ill. the weekend of Feb. 17 and returned with five victories in tow for a clean sweep of the weekend. “To start out hot was really important to get everybody continuing to buy into the process. The process is the most important,” […]

Gymnastics successful at consecutive meets

March 1, 2017

Emma Cavanaugh / Winonan It was a busy two weeks of competition for the Winona State University gymnastics team, as the Warriors had a mere four days of recovery between their home meet Friday, Feb. 17 and the following match against the Hamline University Pipers on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The Best of Minnesota meet followed on […]

Men’s basketball ends season with 56-75 loss

March 1, 2017

Adam Kirk / Winonan The Winona State University men’s basketball team suffered a 56-75 loss to Northern State University in the first round of the NSIC tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The defeat marked the end of the season for the Warriors as they finished 11-16, their worst record since the 2002-03 season. The Warriors […]