Time for a Change

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services

March 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”    Gail Sheedy, American Journalist, Author and Lecturer. The timing of this quote is so important to me—as many of you know,... Read more »

Tuition Increase — Now What?

Ali Braboy, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A Choice. We get one here at IVCC, at least in the option of tuition. Not whether the amount goes up or down, but, rather, we possess the option of whether or not to pay for one. Society subconsciously states that to securely... Read more »

Counselor’s Corner: Students offered help in planning course

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services

February 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Have you seen the cars driving around outside of the new Counseling Center? No, not real cars — they are part of a fun bulletin board that spotlight some of the many career opportunities that you can move towards when you... Read more »

Too individualistic

Ali Braboy, IV Leader Opinion Editor

February 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Last week, while walking into a room too dark to see, I cursed and wondered: I’m in this room, so where the hell is the light…… How narcissistic am I to think such a thought? Very. A couple months ago my mother installed... Read more »

What’s Right?

Ali Braboy, Opinion Editor

January 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

HEYO, IV Goers; my name is Ali: sophomore at IV, waitress at Steak ‘n Shake, and the new opinion editor of the IV Leader. Over the break I read a book about Friedrich Nietzsche, a nineteenth century German philosopher who... Read more »

Kicking off the year in Ottawa

Lori Carbone, Ottawa Center Staff

January 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Sure …going to classes and making the grade are an important part of your collegiate success. No argument here. However, another critical aspect of attending college is making connections — networking with other students,... Read more »

Advice offered on learning to be self-sufficient

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services

January 30, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Okay, by now everyone has a working familiarity with the term “Helicopter Parent.” Maybe it’s an exaggerated term, but what it conveys is concern that so many parents have for their children. Life and living is much more... Read more »

Doors of perception: Think before you speak

Jake Stricklin, IV Leader Staff

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

We as a nation are facing a very serious problem. Our cultural concept of the ideal person is a severely twisted image, and it’s taking its toll on society. It makes us strive to become something we are not and instills insecurity... Read more »

Counselor Corner: Where are you going?

Tracy Morris, Associate Vice President of Student Services

December 5, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In September, Diana Nyad completed a goal that she had worked towards for over 30 years — swimming from Cuba to Florida. Her first attempt was in 1978 and she completed the goal in 2013. Think about that — working towards... Read more »

Caps Against Cancer

Caps Against Cancer

December 5, 2013