Student Feature || Students of the Year: The Survivors/Bystanders

Students United has provided a platform for these voices to be heard. However, this blog article was written by Samantha Wogensen and includes independent quotes from students at the Winona State University.

Trigger Warning: descriptions of rape and sexual assault, discussion of stalking and dating violence, victim-blaming, injuries, and gendered slurs...

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Aly Hagglund
MSU, Mankato Women Speak

Being a woman means many different things to many different people. Each woman who experiences womanhood defines their experience differently. Being a woman is much more than just the gender that was given to you at birth. It’s a mentality, it’s a way of life...

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Aly Hagglund
April Equity Update

In 2018, for each heritage & history month, Students United will feature the diverse voices of students from across our seven universities. The opinions reflected are their own. For Women’s History Month, we asked students what it means to be a...

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Aly Hagglund
Perspectives: Women's History Month

In 2018, for each heritage & history month, Students United will feature the diverse voices of students from across our seven universities. The opinions reflected are their own.

For Women’s History Month, we asked students what it means to be a woman on campus and what they want the world to know. This is what they said...

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Abeer Syedah
Why we were in DC and how we advocated for students

During spring break, the Students United board spent two days on Capitol Hill meeting with policy makers and influencers. We met with Representatives Tom Emmer and Tim Walz, staff members of Representatives Rick Nolan and Collin Peterson, staff members of US Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith, and finally a staff member of the Senate's Health...

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Aly Hagglund
Meet our Government Relations Intern: Donovan Lura

Hello,

I am a senior at St. Cloud State University majoring in Sociology with a minor in Business Marketing. I will be graduating this spring and I am happy to work with Students United as their Government Relations Intern for the remainder of my senior year. Higher education is important to me and I am glad to have the opportunity to make our Minnesota State Universities better for students...

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Aly Hagglund
March Equity Update

Affirmative Consent Passes the Board of Trustees!

The Students United Board of Directors made affirmative consent a priority for the year. Students had conversations with campus leaders, system leaders, sexual assault advocates, and more. All seven university student senates unanimously passed support for “yes means yes.” This...

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Aly Hagglund