Transfer Your Toolbox

As students move into the new stage of college, they want to leave behind everything associated with high school. They want to move on to a new place, with new people and new opportunities. However, it’s important to not get rid of everything that has gotten you to...

The Awkwardness of Early Friendships

Welcome to college– a time to enrich your life with intensive study, gain valuable career experience through internships, and interact socially with a bunch of complete strangers. It’s okay to be scared. You may not be in Kansas anymore, but remember everyone is...

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. Know Where You’ll...

The Move-In Master Plan

Amid the chaos that comes with uprooting your life before transitioning to college, it can be easy to gloss over the detail of moving into your new room. More goes on during move-in day than just carrying boxes and mini-fridges, so here’s a few strategies to make...

Pro Tips for Packing

As you transition from living at home to living on-campus—or just living on your own for the first time—effective packing skills are necessary for keeping you organized, happy, and most importantly– sane. The last thing you need is to discover that you brought...

11 Things to Do in Winona Over the Summer

At some point during your college experience here at WSU you are going to stay the summer. This may be for work, summer classes, or solely because you are already paying rent so why not live in that house. This summer, I ended up being one of those people. There was...