Fall 2020 Expectations vs. Reality

I don’t have to tell you that this fall semester will be different than most because you've heard it a million times and the semester hasn’t even started!   If your expectations are low, then trust me you’ll just have to come to campus to see for yourself.  Here’s...

WSU Is Ready for You This Fall

WSU is ready to welcome our Warrior family for the Fall 2020 semester-- whether you’re coming to campus this fall or joining us through online classes. And while we can’t predict how this pandemic will unfold, we are prepared to respond as circumstances change....

Why Online & Hybrid Classes are Worth It

To say that we’ve experienced a lot of change as students in the past few months would be an understatement. We’ve watched the most unconventional graduation to date. We’ve social distanced and attended classes virtually. For some of you, it may have caused some...
WSU Is Ready for You This Fall

WSU Is Ready for You This Fall

WSU is ready to welcome our Warrior family for the Fall 2020 semester-- whether you’re coming to campus this fall or joining us through online classes. And while we can’t predict how this pandemic will unfold, we are prepared to respond as circumstances change....

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...

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...

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...

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Fall 2020 Expectations vs. Reality

I don’t have to tell you that this fall semester will be different than most because you've heard it a million times and the semester hasn’t even started!   If your expectations are low, then trust me you’ll just have to come to campus to see for yourself.  Here’s...

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Why Online & Hybrid Classes are Worth It

To say that we’ve experienced a lot of change as students in the past few months would be an understatement. We’ve watched the most unconventional graduation to date. We’ve social distanced and attended classes virtually. For some of you, it may have caused some...

read more

Coping with COVID-19: 3 Steps to Academic Success

While practicing social distancing, it can be hard to find a new normal.    As college students, we’re used to sitting in classrooms, navigating our way through crowds, and generally being social. Zoom meetings and phone calls to loved ones just don’t feel the...

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