Explore Winona With Your Family

Family Weekend is almost here! This means your parents will turn up at your doorstep and ask you what there is for all of you to do. Fear not, I’ve compiled a list of activities for family-friendly fun. WSU...

Figuring Out FAFSA

I’m going to toss a little piece of common knowledge: College costs a lot of money—and people don’t usually have a spare $15K lying around the house. Maybe you’re lucky enough not to need any financial aid, but...

The Unofficial Restaurant Guide for a Weekend in Winona

Are you looking for a place to eat in Winona during Family Weekend? If so, I would first ask yourself: What am I in the mood to eat? More importantly, what is your family in the mood for? Now behold my list of recommended food options. I have personally eaten at every...
The Value of Working While Being a Student

The Value of Working While Being a Student

You just got here on campus, settled into your new room, and started your first semester of classes. It’s daunting to think of adding one more thing to that list of new experiences but considering having a part-time job might just be worth your while. Working while...

What Your Parents Need to Know

What Your Parents Need to Know

Starting college is a new experience and can be a little intimidating too! But not just for you, for your parents too. Especially if you're their first child to let go, this can be a very difficult time for them. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full"...

5 Alternatives to Bringing Your Car to College

5 Alternatives to Bringing Your Car to College

Buses, trains, bicycles, oh my! Not bringing a car to Winona State this fall? No worries! There are many affordable, easy, eco-friendly and hassle free alternatives. Here are five transportation options for getting around Winona and traveling to and from other nearby...

The Unofficial Guide for Freshman Year

The Unofficial Guide for Freshman Year

So, you’re about to start college—exciting places, new friends, and adventure awaits. However, you might find it helpful to have a guide, which is why I’ve compiled a list of tips from upperclassmen. Welcome to The Unofficial Guide for Freshman Year. [gallery...

Why Visit WSU?

Why Visit WSU?

One of the most pressing questions we get at WSU is: What is student life like at WSU? While you are more than welcome to do your own research online, the best way to answer that question is by scheduling a visit to our campus. [gallery link="none" columns="1"...

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Figuring Out FAFSA

I’m going to toss a little piece of common knowledge: College costs a lot of money—and people don’t usually have a spare $15K lying around the house. Maybe you’re lucky enough not to need any financial aid, but...

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