Dig Pink Volleyball raises funds for breast cancer

Lindsey Bennett, IV Leader Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

The IVCC volleyball team had its Dig Pink Night on Oct. 22 this year in order to raise money for Side-Out, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting those living with stage  four breast cancer. IVCC has hosted a...

Theater group raises awareness, receives award

BRIANNA BROOKS, IV Leader Columnist

November 10, 2015

Stepping into the IVCC Cultural Center auditorium on Wednesday night, audience members were immediately ushered onto the stage where chairs had been set up for the audience making the production a much more personal affair....

‘Ruthless!’ Hilarity, macabre, backstage jokes enliven musical

Aelsa Butler, Culture Editor

November 10, 2015

To what lengths would an artist go for time in the spotlight? In IVCC’s fall production of “Ruthless! The Musical!”, a third-grader named Tina will stop at nothing – not even murder -- to get the lead role in her school...

Re-enactors bring Civil War to life in Channahon Farms

Matthew Phillips, IV Leader Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

On the weekend of Oct. 17 and 18, the Civil War came to Channahon in one of the most spectacular re-enactments the state of Illinois has to offer. Dollinger Family Farms hosted its 20th Civil War Re-enactment with more than...

‘Tales of Terror’ haunts the hallways of IVCC

Lindsey Choate, IV Leader Staff Writer

November 6, 2015

On Friday, Oct. 30, people of all ages filled IVCC’s Cultural Center for a night of spooky stories, chilling performances, and flashy musical numbers. “Tales of Terror,” performed by IVCC’s theater department, was...

In life and song, J. Cole tries to attain happiness

Caty Keene, IV Leader Columnist

November 6, 2015

Editor’s Note: This article contains profanity. I stood in Tinley Park in a mass of other die-hard J.Cole fans, on a humid July night, for the 2015 Forest Hills Drive Tour. I had been to a couple concerts before, but J.Co...

5 Seconds of Summer begins to blaze its own trail

Maddi Loiselle, IV Leader Columnist

November 6, 2015

5 Seconds of Summer, more commonly known as 5SOS (or the band that toured with One Direction), have certainly shown the world that they deserve a spot in the music business. Their debut album graced the No.1 slot on the Billboard...

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