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Fitstas and Finstas emerge as new trends on Instagram

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Assistant Culture Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under A&E

Two new trends have recently emerged on Instagram, a social networking app that allows users to share photos. Many users are now creating additional accounts known as “fitstagrams” and “finstagrams.” A fitstagram, meaning...

Diversity Club to judge writing contest

By Lindsey Bennett

January 26, 2017

Filed under A&E, News

    By Lindsey Bennett IV Leader Opinion Editor The Martin Luther King Jr. Writing Contest deadline is Friday, Feb. 10. Participants should email Amanda Cook-Fesperman at Amanda_cookfesperman@ivcc.edu with...

IVCC unveils plans for second annual showcase

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 22, 2016

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Music, Staff, Student Life, Theater

The second annual Day of the Arts Festival is returning to Illinois Valley Community College on Saturday, Oct. 15. The day is dedicated to showcasing student art, live performances, and music. Hosted and sponsored by the humanities...

Adding emotion with the sound of music (in movies)

Hannah Uranich, IV Leader Columnist

September 22, 2016

Filed under A&E, Music

Movies are a uniquely portable magic. They have the power to evoke emotions we may never even knew we had; whether it be falling in love with a character, sympathizing and relating to a problem in the plot, or just being purely...

‘Sully’ provides action, suspense

Sabrina Dennis and Sara Kupperschmid

September 22, 2016

Filed under A&E, Movies

Be ready to grip your seats: though viewers are aware of the ending from the very beginning, Sully is a movie based on an event that happened on Jan. 15, 2009, the plane crash landing in the middle of the Hudson river. Starring...

Harry Potter and the decent epilogue

John Delaney, IV Leader Columnist

September 22, 2016

Filed under A&E, Books

The Harry Potter Series is, and will always be, an iconic book series, so it deserves a better book than The Cursed Child Parts One and Two. The announcement of the book was praised among fans, but it proved to not be worth the...

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