Weighing In On the Minimum Wage Debate

Ali Braboy, Opinion Editor
April 10, 2014
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

With President Barack Obama proposing to raise the federal minimum wage of the U.S. in his State of the Union Address from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour, there is a lot of controversy over the long and short term effects. Many economists do not agree on whether increasing the wage will benefit the... Read more »

‘The Long and Winding Road’

‘The Long and Winding Road’

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

I know that most people start there goodbye editorials with how they first started out at IVCC. They may also include that they were awkward and didn’t get too involved until later down the road. My starting experience with IVCC was no different than the majority of IVCC students. I lived in Jackson... Read more »

Remembering years well spent

Remembering years well spent

John Eppard, A & E Editor
December 5, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

After a long time spent on the IV leader, this will be my first and last editorial.  Looking back on my experience at IV I can honestly say that I will never forget my years spent here. When I first started college here I was nervous and really unsure about myself.  I had no idea what I wanted to do... Read more »

The circle of life: Editorial edition

The circle of life: Editorial edition

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
November 7, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

We all make tough decisions in life. We decide what we do and what we don’t want to do. We also decided what jobs we want or what schools to go to. But there’s one decision that beats all of those. This is the toughest decision of a lifetime: what to write for an editorial. Essays for a class are... Read more »

Top 10 activities to make Halloween spooktacular

Top 10 activities to make Halloween spooktacular

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
October 17, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Halloween is fast approaching and most are asking themselves…what should I do on Halloween? Well, there is a whole bunch you can do, but I will inform you about safe and legal things that you can do to keep your Halloween alive! 10. Trick or Treat Not that there is anything bad about getting free... Read more »

Having a variety but nothing to watch

Having a variety but nothing to watch

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

You get your work schedule and your first thought is to look at the weekend. Usually you are scheduled, but to your surprise you have a full weekend off! You must be the happiest person in the world. You could play games, go outside, or even watch television or something that’s streaming. You wait... Read more »

What Time is It? School Time!

What Time is It? School Time!

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
September 3, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Welcome back and hello to the new students! The new semester has already started and organizations are having their first meetings of the semester. It’s not too late though!! If you are a student then you should get involved. Think you are too old? You are never too old to get involved or have fun!... Read more »

Remembering Experience: The Farewell

Remembering Experience: The Farewell

Josh Dillion, Sports Editor
May 2, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

As is customary at the IV Leader, in the final issue of the year, departing editors give their thoughts and their “swan song” in the final editorial. As the only departing editor, I guess I better do a good job filling this space up then, shouldn’t I? I’ve greatly enjoyed my time here at IVCC.... Read more »

When times get tough, humans show strength

When times get tough, humans show strength

Kyle Russell, Columnist
April 11, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

The end of the spring semester is rapidly approaching and for a lot of you that means graduation and moving on with your life. Whether you will be heading to a university or going directly into your career, you have a lot of life to live in front of you. You will meet wonderful new people, strengthen... Read more »

Web resource helps find college for you

Web resource helps find college for you

Jessie Winchel and Jessie Winchel
March 21, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Already the semester is half way over and many of you might be transferring when the semester is done to a new college. The decision of which college is not an easy one. Some of you, like myself, may not even know where you are transferring yet. There are several resources at your disposal though that... Read more »