Season for goodbyes – Two editors bid farewell

Abney Bernardini and Andrea Neff

April 30, 2015

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Abney Bernardini - Opinion Editor As the school year comes to a close it is time to say goodbye to Illinois Valley Community College. I am not simply saying... Read more »

Meet IVCC’s new trustee

Austin Burnette, IVCC Student Trustee

April 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion

IVCC students, it is a great honor and privilege to have received so many votes and your trust and confidence in the student government elections. With this mandate, I look forward to being the strong and tenacious voice that... Read more »

True essence of death: Examining life’s perspective

Pat Escatel, IV Leader Columnist

April 30, 2015

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

I was driving home from my evening college class and jamming out to music with Sisco, my best friend, in the passenger seat. It was a snowy evening, so traffic was quiet. After a few minutes, my friend turned down the volume and... Read more »

Contemplating cost: Is the price of living too high?

Lily Ramirez, IV Leader Columnist

April 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Young adolescents are faced with many expenses as we head into adulthood. College education is what is truly expensive, especially when you decide to attend an out-of-state university. Even going to an in-state school is expensive.... Read more »

Trustee bids farewell

Amy Rogowski, IVCC Student Trustee

April 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Hello, Eagles! The end of the semester is getting closer and closer. Some students will be staying for another year and some will be graduating and moving on. We do host a commencement ceremony to celebrate those who have finished... Read more »

Body positivity; an era of self-love

Katie Lamps, IV Leader Columnist

April 9, 2015

Filed under Opinion

I have measured my self-worth based on how many calories I’ve consumed in a day. I’ve gone days sustained on nothing but water and carrots. I’ve felt real, tangible loathing for myself for simply eating dinner. I am... Read more »

Protect your dreams: your fuel, motivation, reason

Pat Escatel, IV Leader Columnist

April 9, 2015

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Dreams: the fuel, the motivation, the reason for anything and everything we do in life. Without hopes of reaching desired goals, this world would be meaningless. However, simply having visions isn’t enough: we must work and... Read more »