IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College

The Express Outlook

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Featured News, News, Top Stories

Coming May 23, IVCC will be switching from Zimbra to Microsoft Outlook. This includes the rest of Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus products. Students will be able to use Zimbra accounts until June 2017, in case messages need to... Read more »

Beneath the cloak of a professor

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

April 28, 2016

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He leaned back comfortably against the back of his chair, wearing a teal colored shirt with eyes of a similar shade that lit up with delight as he spoke. The backdrop of the office revealed an actor behind the cloak of a college... Read more »

New Trustee Elected

Sarah Tipton, IVCC Student Trustee

April 28, 2016

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My name is Sarah Tipton and I was just elected for IVCC new student trustee. I ran for student government last semester as a freshman representative because I believed that it would be a good experience and something to put on... Read more »

IV takes on DC

IV takes on DC

April 28, 2016

A year later: Illinois’ budget crisis

Kayte Bernardoni, IVCC Honors Student

April 28, 2016

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Illinois lawmakers have been unable to pass a spending budget for the current fiscal year, which started July 1, 2015, leaving many Illinois colleges and universities flailing. Illinois is currently in its tenth month without... Read more »

Professor set to retire after 26 years at IVCC

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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For many students at IVCC, Diane Christianson made the stressful and scary part of college a little more bearable. “She is such an approachable and understanding teacher who genuinely loves teaching and loves what she does.... Read more »

IV Leader wins award

April 28, 2016

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IV Leader, the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College, received 18 awards — including second place in general excellence — at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual conference in Chicago. In... Read more »

IVCC raises funds for March of Dimes

Laura Lenhausen, IV Leader Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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Student honors society Phi Theta Kappa raised more than $700 for March of Dimes. The group sponsored the annual Burgers and Brats for Babies fund-raiser in the IVCC cafeteria on April 5. “Phi Theta Kappa does the biggest... Read more »

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