May 16, 2012
The culture wars are back. Truthfully, they never really went away but as Tea Party Republicans swept into state and federal legislatures in 2010 the presumption by the mainstream press had been that they would ignore cultural issues like abortion or civil rights and focus on the economy.
May 3, 2012
The city of Winona, Minn. has undergone many changes since it was settled by in 1851. In 1853, the town was laid out into plots of land, with growth expanding the size of the town rapidly over the years. In 1857, Winona was officially incorporated as a city.
May 1, 2012
A small, clay angel dangles from a branch at Lake Winona.
April 26, 2012
Morning begins as sunlight pokes through tree branches and people rush into their daily routines, past well-trimmed lawns and tidy trash receptacles to their residence hall home, classroom, or office with the piece of mind that this day will be like any other on the Winona State University campus. What often goes unnoticed is the team of people that maintain this home away from home.
April 24, 2012
Small-town boredom, teenage angst and the desire to fit in led a good-natured girl down the destructive road of drug use.
April 19, 2012
Sharon-Yasotha Veerayah was laughed at when said she wanted this year’s International Dinner to take place in McCown Gymnasium.
“What? Are you going to even get 500 people?” she said, repeating the reactions she received from the facilities personnel.
Veerayah, president of the Winona State University International club, had the last laugh Saturday, April 14 when every seat was filled.
February 28, 2012
Nepali culture radiated out of East Hall at Winona State University Saturday as the international Nepali club held its seventh annual Nepal Fusion.
Performances flooded the stage to educate audience members on Nepali culture- from a young girl dressed in a lime green dress elegantly dragging a beaded scarf behind her as she twirled to a native song, to a group of Nepali men tapping their feet, playing an electric bass, acoustic guitar and...
January 24, 2012
Originally broadcast on Sounds of Cinema, here are Nathan Wardinski’s picks of the best and worst films of 2011 with abridged arguments for each film. For further information, including full arguments for each film and lists of honorable mentions and trends from the past year, click
October 31, 2011
Spooky Sprint raises money for Habitat for Humanity
The Winona State University Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter held its third annual Spooky Sprint 5K Run, Walk, Bike, Blade event on Saturday, October 29, 2011, at Winona’s Lake Park West. Approximately 50 runners registered to participate, according to chapter president Tim Ackermann.
October 3, 2011
I read a quote that said something to this effect: An apology doesn't have to be a declaration of who is right or wrong. It just means that you value the relationship more than your ego.
I fear our world is too full of egos.
I fear our lack of progress is a result of our inablity to let go of "me" and really talk about all of us.