IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College


Spring of 2016 marks the end of construction

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Staff Writer

September 28

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

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

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...

Technically speaking: Boehm takes over behind the scenes at Cultural Center

Zach Scarbrough, Staff Writer

September 8

Filed under News

IVCC’s new theater technical manager, Matt Boehm, loves working behind the scenes. For those who are curious, the theater technical manager is equivalent to a technical director and a production manager in the professional...

Going full speed at full time:

Lexi Mink, Staff Writer

September 4

Filed under News, Uncategorized

This year’s Outstanding Part-Time Instructor is no longer part-time. Dan Serafini, the 2015 Outstanding Part-Time Instructor recipient and statistics enthusiast, succeeded Cindy Schultz, who retired, and teaches five math...

IVCC ends battle with Marquis, costs taxpayers

Michael Westerman, IV Leader A&E Editor

April 30

Filed under News

IVCC has dropped a 40-month long lawsuit over the real estate assessment of Marquis Energy LLC in Hennepin, costing taxpayers nearly $900,000 between the legal fees of IVCC and Putnam County. IVCC’s decision came after an...

IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College