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Campus literary magazine hosts release party

Maddi Loiselle and Stephanie Bias

May 3, 2017

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 IVCC's literary magazine celebrated its release party April 27. The event honored the book contributors, winners of the IVCC Creates contest and the Sigma Kappa Delta poetry contest winners. The organization displayed the artwork pu...

IVCC sponsors new informational

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

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IVCC professor Amanda Cook-Fesperman has teamed up with other experts to discuss the state of the media, the first amendment, and identifying fake news. The events have been taking place both at IVCC and at La Salle Public...

New Director of Nursing takes on new responsibilities

J.Q. Church, Web Manager

April 27, 2017

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IVCC nursing has a new director, Julie Hogue. Hogue accepted the job to replace Bonnie Campbell, who was recently promoted after four years in her position to become Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs. Hogue says...

Local Planned Parenthood concerned about safety and future

Joshua Wray, Stephanie Bias, Chase Oschner, and Liberty Gehant

April 27, 2017

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For HON 1003, Honors Project students Stephanie Bias, Joshua Wray, Chase Ochsner and Liberty Gehant initially set out to obtain data about the services that Ottawa’s Planned Parenthood location offers. However, our honors project...

IV Leader wins top award at state journalism conference

Aelsa Butler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2017

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The 2016-17 staff of the IV Leader participated in the Spring 2017 Illinois Community College Journalism Association conference at Lewis and Clark Community College in Godfrey, Ill. and received multiple awards. They received...

Contests and hashtags for education

Michaela Smith, Staff writer

April 27, 2017

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The IVCC Foundation held its first Giving Day on Thursday, April 6. Giving Day raises money to support the Foundation’s goal to help support students and faculty. The Foundation encouraged students and staff to give back to...

Students fill positions after election

Michaela Smith, Staff writer

April 27, 2017

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The Student Government Association held elections April 6-7 in the Student Life Center to select sophomore positions for the 2017-2018 school year. Freshman Nick Needs won the presidency for next year. “I’m very excited...

Stephen W. Rigazio scholarship awarded

Maddi Loiselle, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 27, 2017

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Utica resident and Ottawa High School alumn Trevor Finnan was announced as the 2017 winner of the Steven W. Rigazio Scholarship, which provides full tuition coverage for Eureka College. “I am honored to receive this scholarship...

Ag Open House inspires students

Martha Hoffman, Staff writer

April 27, 2017

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Prospective students learned about IVCC’s agriculture program at the open house April 6, learning about program opportunities, talking with current IVCC agriculture students and touring campus. To start the morning, high...

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