Group Project 2- COVID 19

Mpumelelo Maphumulo, IV Staff

May 1, 2020

  Group Project 2   Topic number 1 Every student finds themselves to be handling the situation on their hands differently. COVID-19 came as a huge shock and left a lot of uncertainty amongst the students a...

Maybe Liberty Isn’t About Me

Miriam Hoffman, Assistant Editor

April 28, 2020

I look at writing as a form of conversation, and I believe the best conversations ask questions. I put forth many questions in this piece because I feel they are worth thinking about, not because I think I have all the right answe...

April 28, 2020


Top 10 Ways to Feel Connected While Being Socially Distant

Tessa Dunne, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

IVCC students, who are currently continuing their semester with online classes, are keeping connected with their classmates while following the shelter-in-place guidelines for COVID-19.      Three current...

10 Ways to Stay Healthy in Quarantine

Sam Obermiller, IV Leader Staff

April 3, 2020

   Being required to stay indoors for the next two weeks is likely going to interfere with a lot of daily functions that students are used to, one being staying in shape. It was easy to go to the gym for an hour or so...

Kindness Isn’t Canceled

Miriam Hoffman, Assistant Editor

April 3, 2020

Canceled. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been struggling with the fact that most, if not all, of the things you were looking forward to this spring are wiped off your calendar. In the span of a few short days, my planner for ...

Fake News And Illusory Truth

Miriam Hoffman, IV Leader staff

March 5, 2020

Ah, yes, fake news, the ever-present talking point. Used by nearly everyone, everywhere, to criticize the media, other political parties, or people we just plain don’t like. With the wealth of information available to us in...

Getting ready to talk about Psilocybin?

Ava Spolec, IV Leader Columnist

March 5, 2020

  Psychedelic use has an ancient history. For example, tribes in Africa were using psilocybin for religious ceremonies as early as 9000 BC. Psilocybin, also known as mushrooms, were also used by the Mayans and the Aztecs...

An Update From The Trustee

Matthew Klein, Student Trustee

March 5, 2020

Hello everyone, I hope your semester is going good. I hope we don’t see any more snow, as I’m ready for Spring! Are you planning on applying for graduation? If so, you still have time. The application can still be turned...

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