Having a variety but nothing to watch

Having a variety but nothing to watch

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
September 25, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

You get your work schedule and your first thought is to look at the weekend. Usually you are scheduled, but to your surprise you have a full weekend off! You must be the happiest person in the world. You could play games, go outside, or even watch television or something that’s streaming. You wait... Read more »

Honors society asks ‘How can we help you?’

Honors society asks ‘How can we help you?’

Phi Theta Kappa, Opinion-Advice
September 3, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Adam Hoye, president of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at IVCC, here to tell you a little or I should say a BIG thing we do here on campus called The College Project. We meet with Jerry Corcoran, president of IVCC, each year to come up with a topic of what Phi Theta Kappa, PTK, can do to help the campus.... Read more »

Opinions are the new facts, according to national media

Michael Urbanec, Columnist
September 3, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Yellow journalism is, apparently, still a thing. This much is clear when examining the content of many national news media outlets.  It seems like they all report on the same topics constantly, and try and drive half-baked ideals down the throat of the American people. Stories that aren’t “sexy”... Read more »

Ringing In The New Semester

Taylor Gunia, Student Trustee
September 3, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Welcome to the fall 2013 semester! As the student trustee for the 2013-2014 school year, I have the honor of being the voice of the student body on the board of trustees at IVCC. Every month I attend the board meetings addressing any concerns or suggestions from everyone on campus. Please feel free... Read more »

What Time is It? School Time!

What Time is It? School Time!

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
September 3, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

Welcome back and hello to the new students! The new semester has already started and organizations are having their first meetings of the semester. It’s not too late though!! If you are a student then you should get involved. Think you are too old? You are never too old to get involved or have fun!... Read more »

Remembering Experience: The Farewell

Remembering Experience: The Farewell

Josh Dillion, Sports Editor
May 2, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

As is customary at the IV Leader, in the final issue of the year, departing editors give their thoughts and their “swan song” in the final editorial. As the only departing editor, I guess I better do a good job filling this space up then, shouldn’t I? I’ve greatly enjoyed my time here at IVCC.... Read more »

Walk planned to remember Arie Boggio

Walk planned to remember Arie Boggio

Jessie Winchel, Opinion Editor
May 2, 2013
Filed under Opinion

March 3, 2010, I was living in Jackson, Mo.; it was my senior year in high school. My sister and I were getting ready to leave for school that morning when our Mom got a phone call from our Grandma, Our 15-year-old cousin Arie was gone. We couldn’t believe it and to add confusion to the heartbreak... Read more »

Gun control issues continue to plague society

Amanda Cook-Fesperman, Letter To Editor
May 2, 2013
Filed under Opinion

Dear Editor, In the immediate aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting, I, like many Americans, was outraged.  How could this kind of event happen in an elementary school?  What kind of monster shoots little children multiple times, insuring their death? These questions and my anger also led me to look... Read more »

Student trustee prepares to end term

Britney Burkart, Columnist
April 11, 2013
Filed under Opinion

As the end of the school year is rapidly approaching, I find myself with mixed emotions. When I chose to attend IVCC almost two years ago, I had no idea of all of the endless possibilities that would unfold for me. My first opportunity was playing for the Lady Eagles softball team. It was a chance to... Read more »

When times get tough, humans show strength

When times get tough, humans show strength

Kyle Russell, Columnist
April 11, 2013
Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion

The end of the spring semester is rapidly approaching and for a lot of you that means graduation and moving on with your life. Whether you will be heading to a university or going directly into your career, you have a lot of life to live in front of you. You will meet wonderful new people, strengthen... Read more »