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The 2020 Election Results, Controversies

Grace Richardson, News Editor January 18, 2021

On the night of November 3, millions of Americans anxiously watched as votes for the 2020 Presidential Election were counted and recorded. For the following days, states continued to count millions of...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine Breakthrough

Alina Lalta, Staff Writer January 18, 2021

With cases of COVID-19 reaching a devastating peak, the race for a vaccine continued throughout the final months of 2020. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna were on the frontlines of the race...

The Creative Incident of a Play During COVID Time

The Creative Incident of a Play During COVID Time

Emily Wollan, VisLife Editor January 18, 2021

Despite the difficulties which COVID-19 has provided for almost all aspects of life, this year’s VISTA Fall Show, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, shows beyond doubt that the talent...

Editors Edie Weinstein and Noel Wang

Vol. XVIII, Issue 2: Letter to the Editor

Noel Wang and Edie Weinstein January 15, 2021

1. What is your favorite article that you have written for The Visitation Voice? What do you hope readers take away from it? Edie: I think one of my favorites will always be the very first article...

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Witch-Hunt for Misogyny in Literature

Erika Kyba, Staff Writer January 10, 2021

Why is it so difficult, in the supposed age of female empowerment, to find a character of which mainstream feminist critics approve? Critics complain when a female protagonist is too kind. They complain...

A Beginners Guide to MLB Stadium Etiquette

A Beginner’s Guide to MLB Stadium Etiquette

Maisie Mische, Staff Writer January 10, 2021

It’s summer 2022, COVID has become a thing of the past (or so we hope,) and you’re itching to taste an overpriced hot dog and see some rich people play sports. Nowhere is this desire better served...

High School Sports on Pause

High School Sports on Pause

Camden Wright, Staff Writer January 10, 2021

November 17th marked MN Governor Tim Walz’s decision to pause all youth and high school sports because of the ongoing, rapid rise of COVID cases in Minnesota. With short notice, highschool volleyball...

The cover page of my personal copy of White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo

Words and White Fragility

Noel Wang, Co-Executive Editor January 10, 2021

Right up front, I’d like to emphasize that this article is in the Opinion section for a reason. I’ve wanted to write a Hot Takes on Race Opinion Article™ for a while, now, but it’s really...

Disposable Camera Trend: Should You Try It?

Elle Klein January 10, 2021

In the 1990s disposable cameras became a very popular way to take photos. Once digital cameras and iPhones became more easily available, disposable cameras seemed to disappear, but have become more popular...

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What is No Nuance November?

Alina Lalta, Staff Writer January 9, 2021

Throughout the month of November, the trend of “No Nuance November” took over social media, especially TikTok. People on the app recorded videos of themselves giving their opinion on whatever came...

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It’s Nice to be Nice–Until it Isn’t

Edie Weinstein, Co-Executive Editor January 9, 2021
It’s not that we should stop telling kids to be nice—kindness is a beautiful thing that should be spread as much as possible—but we should stop using rhetoric that makes it sound like being kind is mandatory in all situations. 
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