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Because of Dixie: performer finds happiness with horse

Rachel Einhaus, IV Leader Assistant Opinion Editor

September 22, 2016

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As a young child, I always believed I wanted to be a performer. I began singing everywhere I went. My mother put me in dance lessons and supported me in finding what my true calling in life was to be. I still take vocal and dance... Read more »

The American Soup

The American Soup

September 22, 2016

Trustee’s Corner: New trustee solicits more input from students

Sarah Tipton, Student Trustee

September 1, 2016

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Hello IVCC students! First off, welcome new and returning students to IVCC’s 2016 fall semester. I’m hoping your semester is going according to plan so far. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell... Read more »

A new-spaper: IV Leader looking to future

Aelsa Butler and Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Editors-in-Chief

September 1, 2016

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Editors' note: new website header reflects IV Leader masthead change. While most of you were running around this summer, enjoying the sun and working all hours, we (your new Editors-in-Chief, Aelsa Butler and Maddi Loiselle... Read more »

Adapting to changing seasons

Michael Westerman, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2016

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As summer approaches, my time as editor-in-chief for the IV Leader is coming to an end. Often times the change of a season brings back the memories of the old along with the promise of the new. Looking back at my time with... Read more »

Americans ‘were Charlie,’ not Ankara

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Managing Editor

April 6, 2016

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© Claude Truong-Ngoc / Wikimedia Commons The world seems to center around tragedy as a daily, unavoidable circumstance. From terrorist attacks in Belgium to Turkey to Pakistan, it seems as if we can’t go through a week w... Read more »

Uplifting women through confidence building

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

March 10, 2016

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Women are the most essential element in society and it’s important for us to build confidence within ourselves daily in order to ensure a healthy well-being. Some people depend on the media to tell them how they should look,... Read more »

Instilling knowledge beyond the right now

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

February 18, 2016

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Historical events are a way for people to come together, but in order for the experience to be lasting we must broaden our perspectives beyond the event. I was recently asked why Black History Month was important. I could’ve... Read more »

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