Skip to main content
Winonan Wire

Winonan Wire

By Madelyn Swenson
The Winonan Wire features four stories that were originally published in the newest edition of The Winonan. The Winonan is the student run newspaper on the Winona State University campus.
Listen on
Where to listen
Apple Podcasts Logo

Apple Podcasts

Breaker Logo

Breaker

Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo

Overcast

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo

RadioPublic

Spotify Logo

Spotify

Currently playing episode

Rugby as D1, Interim VP, Speaker Series and NFL Scouts at WSU

Winonan Wire

1x
Enrollment, awards and championships
This is our last episode until March 26. We are going on a break because of the university spring break. 
10:15
March 4, 2020
Give me that hardware!
In this episode, you will hear about Warrior softball, a sustainability task force and RHA and NRHH awards. As always we will also have our Muckraker Highlight. Plus hear how The Winonan did in the awards portion of the Best of the Midwest conference! 
09:34
February 27, 2020
BIG News
This week is a great episode! We will hear from Madelyn Swenson about the new administrative fee the WSU Foundation started. Then Kristin Kovalsky will tell us about a letter Student Senate President Ben Ellgen is sending to state legislatures. Hannah Hippensteel shares more about the LEAD Summit that happened last week. After that Chirs Edwards will update us on men's basketball. As usual, we end with our muckraker highlight. 
10:03
February 19, 2020
Pre-Season Start
In this episode of the Winonan Wire, we will hear from Maurice Hudson about the baseball pre-season starting up on Feb. 7, 2020. Then Kellen Brandt will tell us about Visit Winona's photo contest that is partially a response to the Winona Ryder Superbowl ad. Plus the weekly interview with our Muckraker Highlight.  
06:29
February 12, 2020
Diversity to Rugby
After not having an episode last week, we are back! Check out this week's episode packed with information from Ren Gennerman, McKenna Scherer, Hannah Hippensteel, and Sydney Mohr. Plus our Muckraker Highlight McKenna! 
12:17
February 5, 2020
New decade, new segment
This episode will focus on the reaction Winona State had to two NSIC football teams leaving the league, Martin Luther King Jr. day celebrations at Winona State, and Winona State's moves to be a more sustainable campus. Plus a new segment for the Winonan Wire. This is an episode you do not want to miss. 
11:26
January 22, 2020
Money, Money, Money
In this episode hear from Madelyn Swenson about Winona State's waste reduction and recycling efforts. McKenna Scherer shares more about the university budget. Finally, Ren Gennerman will talk to Maria Anholzer about being the only student winner of the 2019 Winona Fine Arts Commission. 
07:34
December 5, 2019
Go international with the International Music Festival
In this episode, you will hear from Sydney Mohr about the International Music Festival. Then McKenna Scherer will update you on the university budget deficit. Maurice Hudson will give you the rundown on Men's Basketballs season so far. Also, enjoy the first episode Mitchell Breuer does as Editor-in-Chief. 
09:26
November 20, 2019
Sport let downs and drag shows
In this episode of The Winonan Wire hear from Mitchell Bruer about football's controversial loss. Then Ren Gennerman will learn more about the first-ever Winona State University Drag show. After that Madelyn Swenson will tell you a little bit about the end to the soccer season. Plus, this is Zach Bailey's last episode hosting this podcast! 
07:30
November 14, 2019
Chalk talk, need for counselors, anxiety and stress seminar, soccer
In this episode hear the low-down on the chalk debate that happened on campus from Kellen Brandt. Then hear from Kalli O'Brien about the shortage of counseling staff on the Winona State campus and its effects. McKenna Scherer is back with information on the anxiety and stress seminars. Then finish things off with future Editor-in-Cheif, Mitchell Breuer talking about Winona State women's soccer. 
09:18
November 7, 2019
Homecoming, Textbook Task Force, BIG day, third generation Warrior
In this episode hear about Homecoming from Chris Edwards. He will interview Tracy Rahim. Then hear from Morgan Reddekkop about Winona State Student Senate's proposal for a 'Textbook Task Force.' Next Hannah Hippensteel talkes about the BIG day. Finally, Mitchell Breuer will talk to third-generation Warrior, Tyler Anderson. 
09:44
October 16, 2019
Mini session, budget deficit, rocks and soccer.
In this week's episode, you can hear from Melissa Hortman about the mini sessions of the Minnesota House of Representatives in Winona and the surrounding area. Then hear from Scott Ellinghuysen about Winona State University's budget deficit. Sunshine Mckenzie will also tell Kellen Brandt about how she started the Facebook pages Winona ROCKS. Finally, Madelyn Swenson will give us an update on the Warrior soccer team. 
09:46
October 9, 2019
Winona State History, Operation Lifesaver, Chinese Moon Festival and Volleyball
In this week's episode, you will hear from McKenna Scherer about changes on Winona State's campus over time. Then you will hear from Krisitin Kovalsky about Operation Lifesaver's visit to campus. Hannah Hippensteel talked to Ge Wang about the Chinese Moon Festival that happened last week. Finally, Buck Wallert will update you on the Winona State Volleyball team. 
08:03
October 2, 2019
Title IX Training, UPAC Concert, Shut Down Third Street and Women's Soccer
In this episode, we will hear from Ren Gennerman about the new Title IX training. Then Caitlin Goette will talk to Mary Rooney, Rachel Simon and Lydia Rux about the Chris Kroeze concert. Mckenna Scherer shared a little about Shut Down Third Street. Finally, Madelyn Swenson will talk with Kendyl Keay about the Mankato soccer game this past weekend. 
09:52
September 26, 2019
Rugby as D1, Interim VP, Speaker Series and NFL Scouts at WSU
In this week's episode, you will learn about how Women's Rugby move to D1 has effected them. Morgan Reddekopp talked with Andrea Northem about her move to Interim Vice President of Advancement. Dr. Locust shared with Mckenna Scherer who he is most excited to see as a part of the Inclusion and Diversity's speaker series.  Finally, Coach Tom Sawyer comments on NFL Scouts visiting Winona State University with Mitchell Breuer. 
09:21
September 17, 2019
Education village, Smart911, "Pain Behind the Badge," Rugby's search for new coach
This is the second episode of The Winonan Wire. This week hear more on the Education Village grand opening, the new Smart911 program, the "Pain Behind the Badge" event and Rugby's continued search for a new coach. 
09:25
September 11, 2019
Winonan Wire: Premier Episode
This is the first ever episode of the Winonan Wire. The Winonan Wire is a podcast brought to you by The Winonan, the Winona State University student run newspaper. In this episode we will have interviews with Sydney Mohr, Rachel Hollcraft and Buck Wallert. We will also be discussing our centennial year of The Winonan. 
07:54
September 9, 2019