Archive for April 12th, 2017

Film in review: ‘The Discovery’

April 12, 2017

Nathaniel Nelson / Winonan “The Discovery” was released on Netflix last week, and to be completely honest, it’s a bit of a conundrum. Directed by Charlie McDowell, the film is a mixture of science fiction, romance and mystery, but it’s not particularly successful at any of the three. Netflix has been at the top of […]

Winona County hosts discussion against stalking

April 12, 2017

Cheney Mason / Winonan More than a dozen students from Winona State University and members of the Winona community gathered at the Winona County History Center for a National Crime Victims’ Rights Week event. Jane Straub, victim assistant specialist from the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center in Minneapolis, talked to the group about stalking. “I think […]

Baseball splits weekend away games

April 12, 2017

Danny Moriarty / Winonan The Winona State University baseball team ended another weekend by dividing four games against the University of Sioux Falls Cougars. Junior Mitchell Stahlsburg let up two hits and put down 10 batters on strikes in the first game Friday, April 7. As the game continued, Sioux Falls took advantage of early […]

Students present at annual research conference

April 12, 2017

Olivia Volkman-Johnson / Winonan For the third time, Winona State University hosted the sixth annual Minnesota Conference of Undergraduate Scholarly and Creative Activity. The event, which featured 62 poster and oral presentations by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities students, took place on Monday, April 3 in Kryzsko Commons. Conference coordinator Mingrui Zhang is a professor […]

Andy Grammer takes Winona State’s stage

April 12, 2017

Maddie Swenson / Winonan Singer Andy Grammer will perform at Winona State University on April 28, hosted by Winona State’s UPAC. To choose the performer, students fill out a survey at the beginning of the year, according to junior marketing student and UPAC Concerts Director Austin Stern. This survey helps UPAC decide what genre students […]

Warriors place in NCGA Championships

April 12, 2017

Emma Cavanaugh / Winonan Last weekend three Winona State University gymnasts traveled to Menomonie, Wisc. for the NCGA Individual National Championships. On March 31, junior Eboni Jackson competed in the all-around competition, and the following day she competed on the floor event. Junior Katie Pipp went to compete on bars, and first-year  Kelly Johnston competed […]

HERS Department hosts military challenge

April 12, 2017

Second annual Derek Bute Military Fitness Challenge honors deceased student Elizabeth Pulanco / Winonan Last spring, students and faculty from Winona State University’s Health Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences (HERS) department created a fundraiser to honor the memory of Derek Bute, an exercise science student who died January of 2016. On Sunday, April 9, the HERS […]

Winona State joins The Red Tape Project

April 12, 2017

Sara Tiradossi / Winonan A new initiative at Winona State University will bring awareness to the issue of sexual assault, specifically those occurring on college campuses, legal studies senior Joelle Beyer said. The new initiative is called The Red Tape Project. According to the goal of the project, it aims to end the stigma around […]

Winona State installs bike racks, recycling bins

April 12, 2017

Colin Kohrs / Winonan There are new bike racks on the Winona State University campus, and this is just the start of improvements to the campus. “There’s going to be more [upgrades],” Lisa Pearson, Arboretum Director and Interim Director of Planning & Construction at Winona State, said. Facilities recently placed 50 “u” shaped racks outside […]

Tennis 8-3 overall after weekend split

April 12, 2017

Maddie Warzeka / Winonan In the final two conference matches beginning Saturday, April 8, Winona State University women’s tennis finished the weekend with one win and one loss. They lost in the first match against Minnesota State University Moorhead by a score of 4-5. Coach Heather Pierce said, “We would have liked to win that […]

International Dinner celebrates cultures

April 12, 2017

Kilat Fitzgerald / Winonan Winona State University’s student body  originates from distant nations and from all corners of the world. The 30th Annual International Dinner was a chance to remind them how all are welcome at Winona State. The sold out event on Saturday, April 8 turned the East Hall of Kryzsko Commons into a […]

‘Oh! What a Lovely War’ performance in photos

April 12, 2017

“Oh! What A Lovely War” summarized the historical events of WWI using parodies of popular songs of the time. It was performed at Winona State University from April 5-8 in the Vivian Fusillo Main Stage Theater. The script recites actual words spoken by public figures from different countries in Europe. Student actors learned how to […]