5 Tips for Surviving a Minnesota Winter

Winter is coming, my friends. Living in the beautiful Mississippi river valley means enduring some frigid weather.   Even if this isn’t your first rodeo with Midwest winter weather, being on your own at college means preparing yourself to survive. You’ve heard of...

Three Steps to Apply to WSU

When I was a junior in high school, I looked into applying to over ten schools. Once I decided on WSU, I was happily surprised with the ease of the application process. For those looking to become a WSU Warrior, here are three basic steps to guide you on your way. 1....

Not Too Big, Not Too Small, Smedium

WSU has a population of about 8,000 students, give or take, and that puts us at the smaller end of medium-sized—making us smedium. As a WSU Admissions Counselor in-training, I can tell you all about our campus and population. I could recite the facts and numbers to...

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. Photo by Amy Nelson ’20 WSU Events There’s a schedule of...

Where to Stay for a Weekend in Winona

Family Weekend is fast approaching on September 21st-23rd. WSU invites all relatives to visit their students for three days of fun, but first you’ll need somewhere to stay. There’s a plethora of options for overnight booking in Winona, so, hopefully, this list...