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Ms. Arnstein’s Garden

Ms. Arnstein’s Garden

Noelle Wang, Freelance Editor

May 14, 2019

As I sat in Ms. Arnstein’s classroom, surrounded by literary paraphernalia, I could vividly imagine the scene that she was depicting to me. About a week before I had met with her for our interview, Ms. Arnstein had planted the seeds for her garden in small containers at home—holding up her finger...

Inside the Coffee Shop with the Creators of Bean There Done That

Inside the Coffee Shop with the Creators of Bean There Done That

Sadie Grunau, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with two of Visitation’s very own juniors, Wini Bettenburg and Ellie McConville to discuss the art of coffee. In December 2018, Wini and Ellie created a VSCO photo blog called “bean-there-done-that” to chronicle their explorations of coffee shops around...

Team Mutomo: More than a Mission Trip

Team Mutomo: More than a Mission Trip

Meghan Quinlan, Vis Life Editor

May 14, 2019

For a seventh year, Visitation is preparing to send a group of students for an educational experience to Africa through the Team Mutomo program. This June, the group will travel to Ndola, Zambia, where it will stay with the Dominican Sisters of Ndola Province who minister to the community through education,...

Finding Mindfulness at Vis

Finding Mindfulness at Vis

Sadie Grunau, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Mindfulness, according to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is the practice of maintaining a nonjudgmental state of heightened or complete awareness of one’s thoughts, emotions, or experiences on a moment-to-moment basis. The Visitation community and the students and faculty that fill these halls embody...

Ghar گھر

Ghar گھر

Aalishba Ahmad, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

Assalamualaikum! My ears heard the greeting most common to me while being swarmed with hugs and kisses. The musky air filled my nose. I looked up at the night sky, seeing clouds and a full moon. I heard hundreds of honking horns going off in the distance. I looked out the car window to see the ...

Meet Your Winter Week Court!

Meet Your Winter Week Court!

Keenan Conley, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2019

Onto the Varsity Courts

Onto the Varsity Courts

Sadie Grunau, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

Q: What is your background in coaching? What is your past experience? A: I played basketball in high school and a little in college as well.  After graduating from college, I worked for several years as a volunteer teacher at a high school for at risk youth in Central America, where I was also the h...

A Look At Christmas Stockings

A Look At Christmas Stockings

Olivia Leon, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018

The Christmas Stocking project has been a tradition at Visitation for many years and has always been very popular. There is something wonderful about the idea of giving others a chance to experience the delight of seeing a stocking full of presents and knowing they are for them. We are given the gift...

Abroad Stroke of Experiences

Abroad Stroke of Experiences

Clare Pryor, Coexecutive Editor

December 21, 2018

It is no surprise that Vis alumnae have made their marks on all parts of the world. Two alumnae from the class of 2012, Sydney Baumeister and Sarah Neuberger, share their experiences and advice regarding living and working abroad.

Lady Blazer Recap: Fall Sports Edition

Lady Blazer Recap: Fall Sports Edition

Meghan Quinlan, Vis Life Editor

November 18, 2018

Vis student athletes are truly talented, young women who are the epitome of “doing it all.” Read on to see how they excelled this fall sports season.  

Little Women, Big Message

Little Women, Big Message

Clare Pryor, Coexecutive Editor

November 15, 2018

On Friday, November 9th, VISTA Productions debuted this year's fall play Little Women. From the wonderful costumes to the beautiful songs, the show not only highlighted the talents within Visitation, but celebrated the sisterhood that permeates this community. The special bond between the four March si...

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