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Noise vs. News

IV Leader Staff
April 6, 2017
Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

Watch the first session of Noise vs. News. Amanda CookFesperman discusses fake news in a program sponsored by the La Salle Public Library and IVCC's Jacobs Library.   https://youtu.be/H2QLzUo9M8U

Editorial

Editorial

April 6, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

A month ago the Kansas City Star, a newspaper from Kansas City, MO, featured five siblings who were placed in foster care in Kansas State. Due to the size of the family, the kids have been split up into multiple foster homes but they want to be adopted as a group. According to AdoptUSKids.org,...

Local animal shelter serves many

Local animal shelter serves many

Stephanie Bias, Assistant Culture Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

A fundraiser for Illinois Valley Animal Rescue will be held on Tuesday, April 11 in the Student Life Center. The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. IVAR’s supply wish list and volunteer application will be available to any interested students. Monetary donations will also be accepted. A...

Students can register for fall, summer

Students can register for fall, summer

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

Students can now begin talking to counselors and planning for 2017 summer and fall semesters. Summer registration begins online at 9 a.m. Wednesday April 5. Online registration for fall registration is 9 a.m. April 11. To register over the phone or in person, students can call or go to Records...

Quipster

Quipster

Alex Bennett, Cartoonist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Comics, Opinion, Top Stories

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Campus honors clubs grow

Campus honors clubs grow

Maddi Loiselle, Iv Leader Co-Editor-In-Chief
April 4, 2017
Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

March saw the formal inductions of 56 students into two of IVCC’s honors societies. The Phi Theta Kappa Rho Omega chapter held their induction on March 9 in CTC 124/125. The society inducted 29 new members. PTK is the official international honor fraternity for two-year colleges. Founded in 1910,...

Pavlovich battles injury, returns to lead Eagles

Pavlovich battles injury, returns to lead Eagles

Bethany Black, Sports writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured Sports, featured-athlete, Sports, Top Stories

On Nov. 11, 2014, in the second basketball game of her freshman year at IVCC, Daniela Pavlovich suffered an injury that would challenge her both mentally and physically. Pavlovich had only played one game on the college level before she tore her ACL, which was the first serious injury she had ever suffered...

Picking up the pieces

Picking up the pieces

Kyle Russell, Senior Photographer
March 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

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Day of Destruction

Day of Destruction

IV Leader Staff
March 9, 2017
Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

The IVCC community was hit with a series of strong storms Feb. 28, but its culmination in an F3 tornado that started just east of Ottawa ravaged homes and took two lives. Alyssa Johnson’s family of four lost their home to the tornado. Around 5 p.m. the storm began to pick up with baseball sized...

IVCC’s spring musical ‘Sweet Charity’ takes the stage

IVCC’s spring musical ‘Sweet Charity’ takes the stage

Michaela Smith, Staff writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Theater, Top Stories

This year’s spring musical is “Sweet Charity”, which will be performed April 20-23, and 27-29. Dr. David Kuester, the show’s producer, says the play takes place in the 1960s and is about the life of cheap dance hall girls. The musical focuses on one of the more innocent girls who is looking...

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