Balancing Theater and School, a Profile of Reid Tomasson

Sam Obermiller, IV Leader Staff

April 21, 2020

     When one thinks of a great performer, their origin is imagined as some explosion of talent seen once a decade, with an intense calling to the profession. Most of the time, the backstory falls a little more o...

‘Legally Blonde’ is ‘So Fun It Should Be Illegal’

Lillian Moskalewicz and Antonio Escatel

March 5, 2020

“Legally Blonde: The Musical,” a fabulously fun and award-winning musical based on the adored movie, is action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances. This show is so fun it should be illegal! The...

Black History Month Celebrations Begin With Soul Food Buffet

Avery Scott, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

  The Soul Food Buffet was something that everyone needed. Not only was it a reminder of the diverse culture we have here at IVCC, but it was a day that students could just cut loose, kick back, eat food and listen to...

LIL PEEP: A Retrospective

Avery Scott, IV Leader Staff

December 2, 2019

By Avery Scott IV Leader Staff Lil Peep, born Gustav Ahr, was this decades most prevalent artist. Peep’s music combined aspects of varying genres, punk, hip-hop and rock music. Peep was a multi talented artist, model an...

The Seratones: The Next Big Thing In Music

Justice Petersen, IV Leader Columnist

December 2, 2019

By Justice Petersen IV Leader Columnist On Nov. 8, I went up to Monarch Music Hall in Peoria to see two new up and coming bands: the Seratones and Dan Luke and the Raid. I love music and I am all for supporting new bands that...

Kick Off Holiday Season With ‘Elf’

Nora Missel, IV Leader Staff

December 2, 2019

By Nora Missel IV Leader Staff The well-known story of Buddy the Elf will be taking the stage here at IVCC beginning Nov. 21. Buddy’s story begins in the North Pole, where he comes to realize that he is actually human. After...

Wind Ensemble Concert

November 26, 2019

Illinois Valley Community College’s Wind Ensemble will offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre. The performance will include the music of Leroy Anderson, Gordon Jacob,...

Movie Night Planned

November 26, 2019

Illinois Valley Community College’s Criminal Justice Association hosts a movie night from 4:15 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 in Rooms CTC124-125. At this free event, faculty and parents can drop off their children ages 4-12...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Los Colores

Chloe Garkey, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

October is Hispanic Heritage Month. IVCC held many events throughout the month to celebrate Hispanic Heritage. One event was hosted by Des Colores, a Mexican folkloric dance group. For an hour on the 15th IVCC students were able to...

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