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Experiencing experiments

Martha Hoffman, Staff writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

Hundreds of attendees experienced hands-on science experiments and demonstrations at IVCC’s Sci-Fest on April 21. Attendees experienced an augmented reality sandbox to learn about topography, watched a Rubens’ tube that...

Long-time IVCC employee died April 26

Bethany Black and Morgan Taylor

April 27, 2017

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A long-time IVCC employee died April 26 at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Kristyne Curley, 52, of Peru was an Information Technology Programmer for 27 years. She was known for her love of her family, cooking, as well...

Noise vs. News: The Importance of Journalists, the Government and The First Amendment

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

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To kick off the Noise vs. News series, Amanda Cook Fesperman brought to attention about how important the First Amendment is for our country and how it directly impacts everyone in the country.            ...

Dan Retoff: An Inspiration

Alyssa McCauley, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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Dan Retoff, one of Illinois Valley Community College's instructors, has devoted years of his life to better our school. Retoff has taught classes in Yoga, Thai Chi, Human Growth and Development, Philosophy of Ethics, and Anatomy. He ho...

Goetz Elected Chair at IVCC

Michaela Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

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Jane Goetz of Ottawa was elected chair at a special reorganizational meeting of the Illinois Valley Community College board Monday. Goetz was elected to a six-year term in 2013.   Trustees also elected Everett Solon of...

Noise vs. News

April 6, 2017

PTK sponsors project

Maddi Loiselle, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

Phi Theta Kappa spent the last few months developing a project that will be displayed on campus. The project was led by Arinze Ochuba, the Vice President of Membership. It consisted of 11 different faces with exaggerated characteristics...

Local engineer credits IVCC

Martha Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

When I got to the university, I found I had a better foundation in the basics than the four-year students,” said IVCC graduate and current structural engineer Seth Hoffman. “IV doesn’t have the flash and image, but down...

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