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‘Sausage Party’ a crowd-pleaser but vegans won’t relish it

Stephanie Bias, IV Leader Columnist

September 1

Filed under A&E, Movies, Opinion, Uncategorized

The first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” initially premiered in 1937. Since this film’s premier, audiences around the world have grown to love animated films and their endearing (or detestable)...

Trustee’s Corner: New trustee solicits more input from students

Sarah Tipton, Student Trustee

September 1

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Hello IVCC students! First off, welcome new and returning students to IVCC’s 2016 fall semester. I’m hoping your semester is going according to plan so far. I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and tell...

A new-spaper: IV Leader looking to future

Aelsa Butler and Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Editors-in-Chief

September 1

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Editors' note: new website header reflects IV Leader masthead change. While most of you were running around this summer, enjoying the sun and working all hours, we (your new Editors-in-Chief, Aelsa Butler and Maddi Loiselle...

Adapting to changing seasons

Michael Westerman, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

April 28

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

As summer approaches, my time as editor-in-chief for the IV Leader is coming to an end. Often times the change of a season brings back the memories of the old along with the promise of the new. Looking back at my time with...

Flaunt self-securities in unfiltered openness

Aris Showers, IV Leader Opinion Editor

April 28

Filed under Opinion

During my last year at IVCC, I rediscovered my greatest love of writing. Writing for the IV Leader has been amazing. I fell in love instantly and my first semester with staff was truly the best. The group of people were fun and...

Sing your way through the remainder of the school year

Aelsa Butler, IV Leader Culture Editor

April 7

Filed under A&E, Music, Opinion

Spring break is over, and there are just under six weeks of school left. These next weeks will fly by; soon we’ll be at finals and then graduation, and suddenly, our school year is gone. While the weeks may go by quickly, they...

Learning about the world inside Autism

Lindsey Bennett, IV Leader Columnist

April 7

Filed under Opinion

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder. It’s five times more common in boys than girls, giving males a ratio of 1 out of 42 with autism. Autism...

Freedom to live abroad if Trump becomes president

Quinn Delvallee, IV Leader Columnist

April 7

Filed under Opinion

As the days get warmer in 2016, a putrid aroma fills the air. A stench so strong it has driven people to violence. At the source of this peculiar smell is the beautifully orange face of Donald J. Trump. Each day he manages to...

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