Why You Should Transfer to WSU Pronto

The end of the fall semester approaches. With impending final exams, colder weather every day, and nearing holidays, most students are ready for winter break.    But what about you?    Maybe your semester has been lackluster. Maybe you feel like you can’t...

What It’s Like to Live in Watkins Manor

I first heard about the Students in Residence program completely by accident. My cousin and I were walking around Winona in between apartment showings and happened upon this mansion. We decided to do what anyone would do and go explore it. When we got inside, Cheryl...

4 Financial Aid Myths Debunked

Financing college can be a daunting task, especially when you’re confronted with misconceptions about financial aid.  These myths can make your goal of attending college seem almost impossible.    However, I’ve put together four common myths related to financial...

10 Things to Do in Your First Week of Class

  Welcome Week might be over but there are still a few things you can do to be prepared for the beginning of classes. This first week can be pretty confusing as a freshman. You hear so much information all at once and it can be hard to retain it all. If you find...

A Day in the Life of an RA

Have you ever wondered what an RA does when they’re not throwing pizza parties or making rounds around the floors of their hall? I sure did. So, I set out to follow my RA Mary around the Quad and it was definitely an adventure.     I was able to see the...

Note to My Freshman Self: Class of 2019

The WSU Class of 2019 is one to be remembered. Here’s some highlights from graduating students as they look back on their experiences at WSU and give a little advice to their first-year selves — and us all, really. Congratulations, Class of 2019! David...