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

Rachel Einhaus, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017

Filed under News

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

Filed under News, Staff

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

Filed under News

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...

Tibetologist teaches of mindfulness and positivity

Lindsay Wheeler, Assistant Photo Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

“Be aware of your inner radiance, your inner blissfulness, and your inner playfulness of yourself.” This was one of the many sayings that Lama Glenn Mullin repeated as he shared his experiences traveling and living in some...

Separating noise from news in mainstream media

Brittany Blomquist, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News

During the month of April, IVCC and the LaSalle Public Library will host a series of informational programs focusing on the ethics of journalism, “fake” news and the importance of accuracy and truth in maintaining a democracy. The...

Annual Faculty Excellence award results in a tie

IV Leader, Staff Writers

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News, Staff

Jill Urban Bollis, educational psychology, and Promise Yong, chemistry, have been named co-winners of Illinois Valley Community College’s 2017 Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence and Wendy Lamboley, anatomy...

By Martha Hoffman and Bethany Black

MArtha Hoffman and Bethany Black

April 6, 2017

Filed under Featured News, News, Staff

Due to IVCC’s prime location in the heart of Illinois agriculture, IVCC’s revitalized agriculture program is growing and expanding to meet the demands of the industry. The program opened in Fall 2016, with an enrollment...

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