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 freshman selves -- and us all, really. Congratulations, Class of 2019! David Moonen David...

The Ins and Outs of Freshman Year

Going into the first year of college, no one really knows what’s going on around campus. However, that’s what we have our upperclassmen friends for, to show us the ropes and help us out. And then after a while, you get the hang of things!     Freshman year was...
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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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...

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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 freshman selves -- and us all, really. Congratulations, Class of 2019! David Moonen David...

read more

The Ins and Outs of Freshman Year

Going into the first year of college, no one really knows what’s going on around campus. However, that’s what we have our upperclassmen friends for, to show us the ropes and help us out. And then after a while, you get the hang of things!     Freshman year was...

read more

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