Archive for April 5th, 2017

Wells Fargo ATMs voted off campus by Student Senate

April 5, 2017

Olivia Volkman-Johnson / Winonan Wells Fargo & Company has caused controversy in national news outlets for their investment in the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)—a project that will be constructed through land owned by the Standing Rock Indian Reservation and covers land stretching from North Dakota to central Illinois and has been highly protested because of […]

Senior holds TED Talk on campus

April 5, 2017

Right: Senior Bekah Bailey leads a TED Talk for students and faculty members at Winona State on Tuesday, March 28 in Kryzsko Commons. After first watching the Stella TED Talk, Bailey said she knew she had to share her story on having a disability. “I was nervous at first, all I could think is, ‘what […]

Baseball shows ‘flashes’ of promise in road losses

April 5, 2017

Danny Moriarty / Winonan The Winona State University baseball team ended the weekend away with one win and three losses against the Minot State University Beavers. The two teams faced Saturday and Sunday in two doubleheaders. As Winona State was coming off of a doubleheader loss to Minnesota State University, Mankato on Thursday (12-1, 11-9), […]

Students develop nutrition curriculum

April 5, 2017

Warriors propose FUN FridayS in South Dakota, includes community garden Elizabeth Pulanco / Winonan In spring 2016, a group of nutrition minor students from Winona State University started a project that would end with a trip to South Dakota and a nutrition program benefiting one of the poorest communities in the United States. American Horse […]

Winona State holds creative writing workshop

April 5, 2017

Michaela Gaffke / Winonan Whether it is to work on playwriting skills, poetry or fiction and nonfiction, the River Arts Writer’s Workshop will hold sessions with experienced writers on Saturday, April 8. Participants can choose two of the four sessions to attend from 1 to 4:30 p.m. with a half hour break in the middle. […]

Track wins 15 events in outoor opener

April 5, 2017

Emma Cavanaugh / Winonan Winning 15 events is definitely one way to start a season. This is how the Winona State University track and field team began their outdoor season on Saturday at the Dingels-Brueggen Open, hosted by Saint Mary’s University. The weather for the meet was sunny with blue skies. “It [was] a beautiful, […]

An open letter to the campus community

April 5, 2017

I am saddened by the recent letter from the Turtle Island Student Organization that appeared in the Winonan, and I am disenchanted that the organization has chosen a strategy to “call out” the president and apply other tactics in public forums to disparage the president who has been working in good faith with TISO and […]

Winona State unveils new technology

April 5, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan The upgrades to Winona State University’s laptop program for the 2017-2018 school year were officially announced last week, simplifying the program to one choice for Mac and one for PC. In the fall, when new and returning students receive either their new or upgraded laptops, they will now be able to […]

Film in review: ‘Ghost in the Shell’

April 5, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan “Ghost in the Shell” is the epitome of modern blockbuster filmmaking, and that’s not a compliment. Directed by Rupert Sanders, it’s a love letter to the visual excesses of the franchise machine, putting aesthetics before story and in turn spitting on its source material. It’s not wholly a bad film  — […]

Education Village continues progress

April 5, 2017

Maddie Swenson / Winonan Winona State University is in the process of building Education Village, a facility that will enable undergraduate education students to get out into the community to obtain experience. Wabasha Hall, Wabasha Recreation Center and the Cathedral School are the three buildings included in Education Village, currently in phase one of production. […]

Tennis splits weekend, moves 10-5 overall

April 5, 2017

Maddie Warzeka / Winonan The Winona State University tennis team sits 7-2 in the conference and 10-5 overall after  weekend play against the Augustana University Vikings and the University of Sioux Falls Cougars. Before the match on Saturday against the Vikings, Winona State’s head coach Heather Pierce said Augustana has consistently finished in the top spot […]

Pedestrian tunnels still underway

April 5, 2017

Completion date not guaranteed, Phase Two in progress Kilat Fitzgerald / Winonan The light at the end of Winona State University’s pedestrian tunnel project is slowly revealing itself after years of planning and construction. Though a solid opening date has not been confirmed, if Mother Nature permits, the tunnels could be operational within one year […]

Student Senate candidates speak at open forum

April 5, 2017

Sara Tiradossi / Winonan Students were able to hear from their possible representatives at the candidate forums hosted by Winona State University on Monday, March 27. Nine students running for three different Student Senate positions for the 2017-2018 academic year spoke to the Winona State community. Each candidate had one minute to give their own […]

Softball continues win streak in weekend games

April 5, 2017

Right: Ally O’Herron, senior first base player, battles a nine pitch fight during the game Tuesday, March 28 against the Upper Iowa University Peacocks. The Warriors beat the Peacocks in both games of their doubleheader, first beating them 9-0 and then 9-3 in the second game. The Warriors continued to win a doubleheader against the […]