Surviving “Swinter”

When it comes to Minnesota weather, no one has any clue what is going on. One minute it’s like we are stuck inside a snow globe and the next it’s like we might actually see the sun for more than a fleeting second. I like to call this in-between transition “swinter”,...

Can You Hack It at the WSU Hackathon?

What’s a Hackathon? Glad you asked! It’s an all-day collaborative designing and programming event where students from all majors come together. They work and play with technology, creating programs with fellow developers. Want to know more? Here's a video from last...

#WSUBestBreak Photo Contest

Who here loves spring break? We want proof!     Send us a picture of your favorite spring break memory for a chance to win a prize. It can be a picture from a past spring break or this year. The #WSUBestBreak contest will run from March 8 - March 17. On March 19, a...
Why You Should Attend RA Events

Why You Should Attend RA Events

I can’t count how many times I hear residents say, “Wait, you live on this floor?” to someone sitting next to them at an event. It’s so easy for us to get trapped in the simple cycle of going to class, studying, and sleeping. You might ask, where’s the fun in college?...

9 Tips for Beating Sickness in the Residence Halls

9 Tips for Beating Sickness in the Residence Halls

It’s that time of year again… everyone is getting sick! From your professors who are cancelling class, your favorite cafeteria workers who aren’t there, to your closest friend who basically lives in your room.     Before you catch whatever is coming your way next,...

Managing Social Life With Academic Life

Managing Social Life With Academic Life

To all incoming freshmen (or even those who are living life slightly unbalanced!), this whole concept of school-but-free-time might seem familiar, but it’s quite the opposite. Classes aren’t always one after the other and lunch isn’t an assigned time to catch up with...

Tips for Surviving Winter in Winona

Tips for Surviving Winter in Winona

As much as we are in denial of it, winter in Winona is coming. If you are anything like me, winter is fun for the first couple of weeks but then it becomes a multiple-month-long nightmare. Surviving winter in Winona can be a daunting task but I am here to act as your...

Work Study: What is it and am I Eligible?

Work Study: What is it and am I Eligible?

College is a time in your life that can be puzzling while trying to find a part-time job that fits you. It can seem like a lot to handle at once but it doesn’t have to be. WSU offers many resources to help you find the perfect fit. One of those opportunities is work...

7 Free Things to Do in Winona 

7 Free Things to Do in Winona 

Are you looking for some entertainment but find yourself confined by your meager bank account? Fear not! Here are seven free things to do or places to visit in Winona. P.S. These ideas can also make great date ideas! 1. Free Outdoor Exploration It’s no secret that the...

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Surviving “Swinter”

When it comes to Minnesota weather, no one has any clue what is going on. One minute it’s like we are stuck inside a snow globe and the next it’s like we might actually see the sun for more than a fleeting second. I like to call this in-between transition “swinter”,...

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Can You Hack It at the WSU Hackathon?

What’s a Hackathon? Glad you asked! It’s an all-day collaborative designing and programming event where students from all majors come together. They work and play with technology, creating programs with fellow developers. Want to know more? Here's a video from last...

read more

#WSUBestBreak Photo Contest

Who here loves spring break? We want proof!     Send us a picture of your favorite spring break memory for a chance to win a prize. It can be a picture from a past spring break or this year. The #WSUBestBreak contest will run from March 8 - March 17. On March 19, a...

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