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IVCC dual-enrollment student performs as soloist

Aelsa Butler, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music

Homeschooled senior and dual-enrolled, full-time IVCC student Elliot Butler will be performing his solo, Élégie by Gabriel Fauré, with the Illinois Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra on April 30. He competed for the honor and...

DAMN: Lamar drops new album

Aaron Pelican, Sports Commentator

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Song Sample

Since his emergence in 2011 with his first album, Section.80, it has been clear that Kendrick Lamar is something very special. First recognized for his untouchable ability to deliver bar after bar, Lamar has budded into the...

Honorspalooza to showcase student projects

Stephanie Bias, Assistant Culture Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E

Honors students will present their projects at the annual Honorspalooza event on Wednesday, May 3 from noon until 2 p.m. in C-316. Students from five different honors classes will gather to present different projects that they...

Final exams to kick off May 8

Aelsa Butler, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

The IVCC student body is preparing for the end of semester struggle that we call “finals.” To help students prepare for this week, Peer Tutoring will have extended hours, and some clubs are hostimg events to help students...

New interim dean hired

Aelsa Butler, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

Robin Schiffman, who also oversees the Math and English departments, was hired as interim dean of Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences. Departmental reorganization will over the next few months will determine the future...

Spend a little time with them

Aelsa Butler and Lindsay Bennett

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music, Theater

IVCC’s production of Sweet Charity opened in the Cultural Center on April 20. The musical, which runs this weekend as well and closes on Sunday, is directed by Don Grant Zellmer and produced by IVCC Theater professor David...

IVCC students attend historic concert

Aelsa Butler, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Music

Music Professor Mike Pecherek took his 2016-17 music theory class, along with four other committed students, on a day trip to Chicago to visit the Art Institute and enjoy a concert by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra on April 7. The...

Starved Rock not only place to see bald eagles

Kyle Russell, Senior Photographer

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

It is an iconic symbol, not only for our our school, but also for our country. It is a species of bird that resides in all seven continents and includes more than 60 different variations with only two native to the United States. It...

Relaxation key to handling school stress

Rachel Einhaus, Lisa Chounard, Martha Hoffman, and Michaela Smith

April 27, 2017

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

According to Mayo Clinic staff, yoga’s postures, poses, breathing and relaxation exercises not only help with stress, but are also “beneficial for improved fitness and management of chronic conditions.” This makes yoga...

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