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RWSS Lab to close

Alyssa McCauley and Martha Hoffman

February 16

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Despite protests, the IVCC board decided Feb. 9 to close the Reading, Writing and Study Skills Lab, beginning with the summer session, partly because of the lack of funds coming from the state due to the budget crisis.“English...

Board forced to make more cuts in response to budget

Sarah Tipton

February 16

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Hello IVCC students. As you all probably know by now, Illinois is in a crisis. The Illinois budget crisis continues to impact higher education in the state. During February’s board meeting, the board decided to pass two major...

Edible Car Contest to be held in cafeteria

Alyssa McCauley, Staff Writer

February 16

Filed under Featured News, Student Life, Uncategorized

IVCC’s annual Edible Car contest race will take place on Wed, Feb. 22, at noon in the cafeteria, and the judges will be viewing the cars prior to the race beginning at 10a.m.    Anyone can enter this contest as long as the...

Look for positive role models to learn who you will become

Savanna Weitzel, IV Leader Copy Editor

January 27

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In one way or another, the way you conduct your life is entirely due to the types of role models you have spent the most time with. Whether these role models are friends, parents, guardians or much older siblings, in my opinion...

Spreading knowledge, not diseases: a study on STDs

Ken Murphy, Daniela Rios, Sarah Tipton, and Gabriela Hilgart

January 26

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Honor students Ken Murphy, Daniela Rios, Sarah Tipton and Gabriela Hilgart created a survey distributed at Illinois Valley Community College to test the knowledge of students about STD’s. IVCC Institutional Research Department’s...

Kinzinger discuses leadership, time in office at leadership summit

Maddi Loiselle and Aelsa Butler

December 1

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Adam Kinzinger gathered with high school students from across the 16th Congressional District for the Fourth Annual Leadership Summit on Nov. 9 at IVCC in the Cultural Center, where he spoke to them about being a leader.   ...

Water main break affects D and E buildings

Rachel Einhaus, IV Leader Assistant Opinion Editor

December 1

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An estimated $100,000 of damage was caused by a Nov. 15 water main break at IVCC, according to Scott Curley, Director of Facilities. These costs come in the form of loss of equipment and water main damage: 30-35 feet of sewer...

‘Sausage Party’ a crowd-pleaser but vegans won’t relish it

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 1

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion, Uncategorized

The first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” initially premiered in 1937. Since this film’s premier, audiences around the world have grown to love animated films and their endearing (or detestable)...

PTK inducts new members

April 28

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Illinois Valley Community College recently inducted 40 students into its Rho Omega Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Students must achieve a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale to qualify for membership. The induction was held...

Counselors offer tips to combat end-of-semester struggles

Hannah Smith, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28

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IVCC has counselors available to provide short-term help to students suffering from anxiety, depression and other varying issues. The main service offered through the counseling office at IVCC is P-CAP, or Personal Counseling...

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