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Jeny Cooper

Jeny Cooper

September 6, 2018


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Jeny is a 2nd year student working on her Associates in General Studies. Originally from La Salle, she has lived in Tonica for the past 3 years. Jeny spent 10 years living in Las Vegas NV, doing work as an armed security officer, before moving back to Illinois in 2005. She has six children & one of...

Elle Bottom

September 6, 2018


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Elle Bottom is a sophomore at Illinois Valley Community College. She is majoring in communications and wants to transfer to the University of Kentucky after she graduates with her Associates degree. Elle is a host for the TV show “The Review” and is also an associate producer at Chicago Productions in Peru,...

Emma Lieser

September 6, 2018


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Emma is a first-year at IVCC, who is undecided on her major. She graduated from Ottawa Township High School where she was involved in the concert choir and varsity bowling team. In her spare time she loves to hang out with friends and family, bowl, and binge-watch shows on Netflix. She is c...

Payton Erricson

September 6, 2018


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Payton is a sophomore at IVCC. She is graduating in the spring, and then hoping to go into some part of communications. Which field she will choose is still up for debate. Payton hopes to transfer up to UIC because she needs the constant busy life that comes with living in the city. She also enjoys cooking,...

Sydney Johnson

September 6, 2018


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Sydney Johnson is a freshman at IVCC. She graduated from Ottawa Township High School where she enjoyed being in band, theatre, and poetry club. Sydney works part-time as a page at the Reddick Library. While she is not quite sure about her major, she is very interested in the English and Communications...

Matthew Klein

Matthew Klein

September 6, 2018


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Matthew Klein graduated from LaSalle-Peru Township High School in 2018 and is a freshman at Illinois Valley Community College. Although Matthew is undecided for a major, he is currently interested in business and communication related fields. Matthew is the founder of Matthew Klein Films and the Director of Online Medi...

Kaitlyn Ruppert

September 6, 2018


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Katie is a freshman at IVCC. She plans on majoring in Communications and transferring to DePaul University. She graduated from Saint Bede Academy and enjoyed participating in volleyball and softball. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family. 

Kacie Cusick

September 6, 2018


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Kacie Cusick is currently a sophomore in her second year at IVCC. After completing her time at IVCC, she plans to transfer to another university to complete her degree in communications. Kacie graduated from Ottawa Township High School in 2017 where she enjoyed writing for the school newspaper and...

IV Leader wins again

IV Leader wins again

IVLeader, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, Staff, Student Life, Top Stories

For the second 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 Journalism Association annual spring conference. “Wow. Tons of local content...

Farewell part I

Martha Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Featured Opinion, Opinion, Staff, Student Life

Well, the time has finally come. This is the final issue for the 2017–2018 school year. Our staff has strived to serve you to the best of our abilities, giving you the news, sharing ideas, and engaging the community. Thank you for this year, dear readers. It has been a pleasure and a privilege...

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