‘Mr. Stark, This Movie Doesn’t feel So Good’

Noah Currie, IV Leader Culture Editor

August 30, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies

“Avengers Infinity War” is a movie that deals with a massive amount of main characters, a large number of past prequels and a great villain. The first 10 minutes of the film are shocking and really set the tone of the movie....

River Currents Hosts Launch Party

Mason Lucas, IV Leader Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

Filed under A&E, Books, Featured A&E

River Currents hosted a launch party April 26 to celebrate the publishing of the River Currents. River Currents had food and refreshments, let those who attended talk among each other as well as read and talk about what was...

“The Post” Review

Chase Ochsner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Movies

“The Post," directed by legendary filmmaker Steven Spielberg, is a political drama dealing with conflict of Vietnam dating back to the Truman administration. This film features Tom Hanks as reporter Ben Bradlee, Meryl Streep as K...

Kim Radek-Hall: A profile

Chase Ochsner, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Featured News, Movies, News

Kim Radek, English and Film Professor at Illinois Valley Community College, has been inspiring college students since the 1990s. Radek wanted to “work with college students because I enjoyed college considerably…and realized I ...

What are African-American superheroes trying to say?

J.Q. Church, Web Advisor

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Books, Featured A&E, Movies, TV

On Sept. 16, 2016, Netflix released a straight-to-series season of “Luke Cage” where we were finally introduced to the bulletproof D-list hero, formally known as Marvel’s Power Man, in modern day Harlem. Only two years...

The Newsies Strike of 1899: Still making headlines

Summer H.-Abernathy, Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Concerts, Theater

“Newsies: The Musical” hit the Broadway stage in 2011 and Netflix in 2017, and throughout those years, young fans across the country have been cheering for their favorite newsboy rebels. Disney’s hit musical, which was...

‘Disaster!’ is ‘Hot Stuff’ this ‘Saturday Night’

Olivia Heinzeroth, Columnist

April 26, 2018

Filed under A&E, Theater

“Disaster! On Broadway” hilariously transports the audience to a decade of disco, dancing and apparently dramatic death. Though the show takes place during the late 1970s, people of all ages will find humor in the plot,...

Trammel takes the stage: IVCC freshman shines

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Culture Editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E, Theater

It takes a talented actor to play two twins in one play, and IVCC found that talent in Alexis Trammel. In the school’s spring musical “Disaster!,” Trammel will be playing the roles of Lisa and Ben, the children of a ditsy...

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