IVCC Students ‘Prone’ to Musical Talent

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2019

Make some room in your playlist for a new local band you are about to fall in love with: Prone. Prone is a music group new to the scene that consists of IVCC student Joey Trupiano and some of his talented peers including Bailey...

A Beacon of Hope: Radio Host Inspires People of Color in Selfless Act of Representation

Kacie Cusick and Sydney Johnson

April 30, 2019

Radio host Nadia Valentine drew students to room CTC-125 with her talk on her experiences as a person of color in the Illinois Valley on Feb. 25. The event was sponsored by the IVCC Diversity Team as part of the Black History...

Scifest is ‘Fire’ From Year to Year: Science Clubs Team up to Bring New Attractions in 2019

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

April 25, 2019

Illinois Valley Community College hosted its annual Scifest on Friday, April 19 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the gymnasium. The event had free admission and was open to all. Scifest is a collaboration between the physical ...

IV Leader Hosts ICCJA

Submitted Story

April 25, 2019

For the third straight year, IV Leader, the student newspaper at Illinois Valley Community College, was awarded the Mike Foster Award for General Excellence, the highest award presented, at the Illinois Community College Journali...

The Myth of the ‘Summer Body’

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, IV Leader Editor

April 4, 2019

The ground is thawing, the birds are singing and the sun is coming out from behind the clouds, which can only mean one thing—sky’s out: thighs out. With swimsuit season right around the corner and with each sa...

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