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History as we know repeats

Jacob Steinberg, Co-Sports Editor

November 29, 2018

     For the Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Penn., it was a celebratory Shabbat morning. A bris was scheduled during the morning services, which is the...

Playbill (Reprise): A conclusion

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

     Broadway continues to liberate communities via its common use of sex and sexuality.       My experience with the theatrical community has been that if you are an outcast—or you’re...

Exploring the Future

Elle Bottom

November 29, 2018

     Explore IVCC, an event for prospective and current students to explore all of the possibilities offered at IVCC, was executed on Nov.14.      Before the event began, there was a...

Rotten Characterization: Follow-through is everything

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

     “Something Rotten:” a musical by any other name would smell as sweet. Although, something about the show’s failed intention to shed a light on sexism leaves a sour taste in my mouth.  ...

IVCC Hosts Addiction Awareness Event

Matthew Klein, IV Leader Reporter

November 29, 2018

     The IVCC College and Diversity Team hosted an “Overdose and Awareness Pre- sentation” on Thursday, Nov. 1.      Buddy’s Purpose and their Dare2Care Team presented to students and...

If She’s ditsy, She’ll leave you dumbfounded

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

     If you have a knack for being duped by women in short, sequined skirts and heels, you might just be on Broadway.      Although from afar, it may seem that the stage has always objectified...

Representation Matters: Broadway and LGBTQA+

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

Nowhere, aside from perhaps YouTube or any fan fiction website, is there so much representation for the LGBTQA+ community besides Broadway.       There are obvious, loud examples with their own movies...

‘Jingle all the way’ to Cultural Center

November 29, 2018

     Illinois Valley Community College’s Theatre department presents its annual holiday production of “Jingle All the Way!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 1 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2 in the Dr. Mary Margaret...

Broadway sent nudes, along with minority representation during the Sexual Revolution

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

     Nudity took the Broadway stage by storm and shocked audiences during the sexual revolution, but it brought with it representation for oppressed communities.       “The Rocky...

Donna Sheridan: The ‘Dancing Queen’ of Sexual Fluidity

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2018

     With three different performances scheduled in the Illinois Valley within one year and a sequel out in theatres summer 2018, “Mamma Mia” may be surmised as one of the most popular tickets this...

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