IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College


Student groups host film showing

IV Leader staff

April 2, 2012

Filed under A&E

Illinois Valley Community College’s student groups IV Sustainability and People of the World End Racism (POWER) will host a viewing of the film “Forks Over Knives” at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3 in Room C 325 and 6 p.m....

Student Meets Up With Indie Band

Ty Noel, Columnist

March 2, 2012

Filed under Music

Why You Should Know As a Heart Attack By: Ty Noel In the past week I recently got in contact with the members of the band As A Heart Attack while they were in the studio recording a new EP. Once together and ready to go, the...

Top 5 Video Game Sellers

Evan Johnson, IV Leader Columnist

February 15, 2012

Filed under A&E

When it comes to video games, they can be hit or miss. With these, they were the best and brightest of 2011. The top five best sellers of 2011 are as follows: Number 1, was Call of Duty: MW3. Anyone who played this would...

Was it worth your money?

Anne Savage, IV Leader Staff

February 15, 2012

Filed under Movies

Katherine Heigl as Stephanie Plum, a brunette with a Jersey attitude, who has lost her job with Macy’s and is in need of cash quick. What is a girl to do?  Become a bail bond recovery agent of course! Add in two hunky men and...

Cast announced for “Nickel & Dimed”

Matthew Gerding, IV Leader Editor

February 3, 2012

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

The cast has been announced for the IVCC Spring show "Nickel & Dimed". The show follows Barbara, a writer, as she leaves her privileged life-style behind and tries to experience life as regular working people do by taking...

Valentine’s Day dance planned

IV Leader Staff

January 31, 2012

Filed under A&E

A Valentine’s Day dance will be from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14 in the cafeteria foyer. A lesson will be given by Gavin Betzelburger. Admission is $5 and the event is sponsored by the Swingin’ Eagles.

Long Form Improv Showcase Planned

Rachel Hettrick, IV Leader Staff

January 31, 2012

Filed under A&E, News

For the past few months, select students and faculty at IVCC have been working hard in a master class with Howard Johnson on long form improvisation. Howard Johnson is an author, actor, director and educator who has worked...

Ty’s Movie Picks

Ty Noel

January 26, 2012

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

My 2012 Movie Picks By: Ty Noel With the New Year upon us and the movie season getting under way, there is no reason for us not to be excited.  2012 is coming in packing a punch with more than enough extravagant flicks to get ev...

Why heroes are jerks

John Eppard, IVLeader Arts and Entertainment Editor

December 8, 2011

Filed under A&E, Featured A&E

As a child growing up, I loved to read comic books and to this day I still do. The only difference between then and now is the fact that I realize that heros like Superman and Spiderman are actually tools. Take Superman for...

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