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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...

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

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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...

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...

At the tipping point: a server’s perspective on gratuity

Katie Alleman, Culture Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Dining out is a popular pastime for families and friends to enjoy, but when your belly is full and you’re paying your bill, do not forget about your server. Through the duration of your meal, a patron’s only task is to sit...

Saying goodbye; student trustee reflects on year, lessons

Sarah Tipton, Student Trustee

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

It seems that my position as IVCC’s Student Trustee is coming to an end. At publication, I will be finishing up my final board meeting. It is incredible how fast my last semester flew by. With commencement right around the...

Increase your involvement in IVCC campus life

Sarah Tipton, Student Trustee

March 9, 2017

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Hello, IVCC! As always, I am hoping your semester is going well. Feel free to take a moment and appreciate that we are almost at our halfway mark of the semester. I wanted to take this opportunity to talk to you about some...

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