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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...

The Separation of Church and State Matters

The Separation of Church and State Matters

Grace Richardson, Co-Executive Editor January 18, 2022

The separation of church and state has been a fundamental principle in American politics for centuries, yet many politicians saturate their political views and campaigns in religious dogma and values....

How To Tackle the Vis Caffeine Addiction: Sleep

How To Tackle the Vis Caffeine Addiction: Sleep

Ericka Carlson, Staff Writer January 10, 2022

When walking the hallways, you can’t help but notice dark bags under the eyes and some type of energy drink in a Vis girl’s hand. Perhaps she has a coveted Celcius or is trying to spice it up with...

A Definitive Ranking of All Things One Direction, Presented by a Licensed Directioner

A Definitive Ranking of All Things One Direction, Presented by a Licensed Directioner

Mamie O'Leary, Staff Writer January 9, 2022

I realize how the title must sound to everyone out there who also shares a love for an arguably more famous and influential boyband than The Beatles, One Direction. “How could someone rank all One Direction’s...

Beyond the Brand Name: The Obsession with Elite Colleges

Beyond the Brand Name: The Obsession with Elite Colleges

Kate Heinsch, Staff Writer December 12, 2021

As application season rolls around, high school seniors have been haunted by the question: where are you going for college? Everyone, whether it be teachers, parents, or peers are asking this question,...

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