Technology failure teaches lessons, forces reflection

Danae Ross, IV Leader Columnist

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

It was a Tuesday night around 8:30 and my car sat parked in front of the Wyanet library, windows down, and hardly a breeze to be found. The air hung hot and heavy as I wiped a bead of sweat from my forehead and hunched over... Read more »

Focus needs to be on abuse, not NFL, football players

Caylee Carter, IV Leader Columnist

September 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There have been quite a few stories in the news lately of professional athletes in trouble for abuse. From the video of Ray Rice hitting his then fiancé, Janay Palmer, to the charges against Adrian Peterson for child abuse,... Read more »

Does a student’s health affect college experience?

Pat Escatel, IV Leader Columnist

September 4, 2014

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion, Uncategorized

Maintaining good overall health can be very challenging for a college student who is balancing a loaded school schedule and a busy work schedule. Living a hectic life like this can leave very little time to focus on one’s... Read more »

Trustee’s Corner: Spirit Day approaches

Amy Rogowski, IVCC Student Trustee

September 4, 2014

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Hello, IVCC students! I hope everyone is enjoying the first few weeks of the semester. I would like to re-introduce myself, I am Amy Rogowski, your 2014-2015 student trustee. It's my job to be the voice of the student body... Read more »

Trustee ready to serve

Amy Rogowski, IVCC Student Trustee

May 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Hello, IVCC Students! It is truly a privilege and huge honor to be elected as the 2014-2015 student trustee. For those of you who may not know me yet, my name is Amy Rogowski. I am a graduate of Marquette Academy High School... Read more »

Industrial hog farm threatens community

Jake Stricklin, IV Leader Columnist

May 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There is a menace nipping at the heel of La Salle County. VMC Management Corp., an industrial hog farrowing company, is gearing up to build a super-farm in the northeastern corner of Marshall County. They wish to construct... Read more »

Weighing In On the Minimum Wage Debate

Ali Braboy, Opinion Editor

April 10, 2014

Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

With President Barack Obama proposing to raise the federal minimum wage of the U.S. in his State of the Union Address from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour, there is a lot of controversy over the long and short term effects. Many... Read more »