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IVCC, organizations seek to strengthen diversity

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

October 15, 2015

Filed under News

The phrase “lack of diversity” is a term that’s commonly used on college campuses. The phrase is used when there isn’t enough of something. Some colleges tend to lack certain racial groups or interactions between different...

College funds affected by state budget

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Associate Editor

September 28, 2015

Filed under Featured News, News

Illinois’ withheld budget imposes financial burden to colleges across the state and could affect IVCC’s MAP grants in spring semester. For officials in the state of Illinois government these past few months have been filled...

21st Century Scholars named

21st Century Scholars named

September 28, 2015

Supporting the troops: veterans return to school

Aris Showers, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Federal and state veterans assistance programs have helped launch some retired servicemen and -women — and newly-minted IVCC students — on a career they can be passionate about. Veterans’ return to school after serving in...

Spring of 2016 marks the end of construction

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 28, 2015

Filed under Featured News, Uncategorized

Construction is continuing in the former lobby and Buildings D and E. At the beginning of the spring semester, students can look forward to the completion of Student Life Space in Building E and the Cyber Café in the former...

Identity or deceit: the Rachel Dolezal factor

Aris Showers, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under News

The news media is constantly filled with scandalous stories about the behaviors of people in leadership roles. I feel some people of authority tend to believe in their own invincibility. Rachel Dolezal was the leader of the NAACP...

Smoke-Free Act a breath of fresh air for campus

Lindsey Bennett, Staff Writer

September 9, 2015

Filed under News

I was taking my friend to return her books at the bookstore late this summer, when lo and behold, a sign is standing right at the entrance declaring the campus smoke- and tobacco free. It’s going to be a serious relief for some...

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