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Contests and hashtags for education

Michaela Smith, Staff writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

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...

Study tips for finals

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Many people know that students can study in different ways. Some students are more visual learners and others learn by just hearing the information. Here is my 5-step guide on how to efficiently study for our upcoming exams. First,...

Maintaining healthy habits in college

Bethany Black, Stephanie Bias, and Maddi Loiselle

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

According to the International Journal of Consumer Studies, “recipes have been an integral way to illustrate principles of nutrition, food buying and preparation for over 100 years. “With the time constraints of careers...

Anti-Semitism in America

Hannah Meyers, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In the past several months, stories of aggression towards the Jewish population in America have become increasingly frequent in the news and on social media. There has also been an increase in controversial and anti-Semitic...

Illinois schools too lenient with sex offender laws

Lisa Chounard, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Illinois has a 500-foot sex offender distance restriction. In the state of Illinois, a convicted sex offender is only required to remain 500-feet from schools, which makes Illinois one of the most lenient states in sex offender...

Keep IVCC competitive; careful with cutting classes

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Illinois doesn’t have a budget. Newspapers of every sort have been discussing this reality for a long time. Colleges in Illinois are struggling, and they are having to make cuts to stay open. IVCC is no exception. It is common...

Trustee accepts continued budget challenges

Matt Pehoski, Student Trustee

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Hello everyone! My name is Matthew Pehoski (feel free to call me Matt) and I have recently been elected as student trustee for the 2017-2018 school year. I am very excited to hold the student trustee position and represent...

Editorial

Iv Leader, Staff

April 27, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

“We are IVCC’s new power couple.” On the first day as the new Co-Editors-in-Chief for the IV Leader, we walked up to our new office, laughing about whether we were Madaelsa or Aelmaddi, ready to face the year with energy...

Tricks to building the ideal resume: grades and clubs are key

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Ultimately, we’ve all worked since the day we were born to get the career we long for. As adults, though, what qualifies us for the jobs we want, and how can we begin to work for their expected career? The best thing one can...

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