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Leadership Framing and Othello

Leadership Framing and Othello

Nicole Sutton, Staff Writer October 30, 2022

There’s always a certain amount of excitement at the start of every school year – even as we mourn the end of those stay-up-late-and-sleep-in summer days, we are definitely excited to share our love...

Don’t Break the Ice! (or do…)

Don’t Break the Ice! (or do…)

Grace Keeley, Co-Executive Editor October 24, 2022

The first day of school, retreats or the start of Freshman Religion class…what is something that all of these events have in common? Ice Breakers. An Ice Breaker is one of the most common ways to ease...

Nutrition Shakes: An Undetected Epidemic

Nutrition Shakes: An Undetected Epidemic

Erika Brandt, Staff Writer October 23, 2022

You’ve seen them, or definitely drank one. They’re all over social media, 50 calories, bright colors, candy-laced tops, but most importantly, lots and lots of protein powder. For the last few years,...

6 (and a half) reasons you should join Vis ballet!

6 (and a half) reasons you should join Vis ballet!

Solveig Fellows, Opinions Editor October 23, 2022
The Visitation Ballet program is one of the most unique and special aspects of our school!
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Why the Catholic Church Should Allow Women to be Priests

Emily Wollan, VisLife Editor May 15, 2022

Before I begin, I would like to say that I am not against the Catholic Church. In fact, I am a strong believer in the Catholic Faith. I simply feel that if you care enough about something, you seek to...

Meet Your New Best Friends: Facial Rolling and Gua Sha

Meet Your New Best Friends: Facial Rolling and Gua Sha

Astrid Kieser Kisting, Opinion Editor May 13, 2022

As a passionate skincare enthusiast, I have tried many different techniques. It can be confusing to navigate through the skincare world with products claiming to improve something when they really don’t....

Rethinking the Cultural Norm of Lawns

Rethinking the Cultural Norm of Lawns

Kathryn Looney, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

We’ve all been there. It’s a Saturday morning, the sun is shining, and you’re just waking up. What do you hear? Unfortunately, the sound is not birds chirping outside your window, but rather your...

The Canadian Protests

The Canadian Protests

Sophia Kyba, Freelance Editor March 27, 2022

On January 15, the Canadian government imposed a vaccine mandate that applied to any truck drivers who crossed the border. There are a great number of such truckers, and it did not take long for them to...

Who is a Vis Girl, Really?

Who is a Vis Girl, Really?

Maddie Johnson , Staff Writer March 27, 2022

Mrs. West often puts motivational quotes on her whiteboard for the week. A few weeks ago she had written, “You are Vis, too”. This got me thinking–I think a lot of people have crafted in their minds...

The Nine Most Terrifying Words in the English Language

The Nine Most Terrifying Words in the English Language

Sophia Kyba, Freelance Editor March 27, 2022

At a news conference on August 12, 1986, Ronald Reagan said, “the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.” He was right. Far...

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We Need Gun Control Now

Grace Richardson, Co-Executive Editor January 22, 2022

On November 30, a student armed with a semiautomatic handgun opened fire in Oxford High School. He killed four students and injured seven. Sadly, incidents like this have occurred thousands of times in...

A New Kind of New Year’s Resolution

A New Kind of New Year’s Resolution

Maddie Johnson , Staff Writer January 22, 2022

It’s that time of year again. The gyms are filled with first-timers lifting weights with their backs, and the health food aisles in the grocery store are empty – just for all of those newly bought...

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