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SGA Freshmen Elected

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Uncategorized

Mackenzie Brady of La Salle has been elected freshman representative of the Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association following recent freshman elections. Isabel Pozzi of Dalzell and Chelsea Piper of Princeton were elected to the freshman programming board. “I...

Honor society welcomes 43 members

Staff, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

IVCC’s Rho Omega chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, gained 43 new members this spring semester. New members are: Kelly Alley, Mitchell Andersen, Tony Bacidore, Creighton Barnett, Samuel Becker, Rachel Black, Elle Bottom, Daniel Breyne, Andre Brockman, Christopher DeArcos, Michaela Eddy, Rachel Ed...

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...

Students win SGA positions

Staff, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, Student Life

Xavier Braboy of Dalzell has been elected president of the Illinois Valley Community College Student Government Association following recent sophomore elections. Vice president is Julia Browning of Ottawa. Joseph Marenda of Spring Valley was elected student trustee, Ricky Martinez of Mendota, treasurer,...

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...

Farewell part II

Kellsie Edgcomb, Assistant Opinion Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion, Staff, Student Life

Where do I even start with saying goodbye to IVCC? I suppose first and foremost, I should start with my experiences with IV Leader and our astounding staff. This award-winning publication wouldn’t exist without the extra time and effort every member puts forth! Thank you so much to Martha, our editor-in-EXCELLENCE,...

Farewell part III

Rachel Einhaus, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2018


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

After graduation, I will be heading off to Northern Illinois University where I will continue to study journalism and psychology. It will be a huge change, and I will miss this paper and school tremendously. This school is so blessed to have the quality of a newspaper that we do. We have won so...

Farewell part IV

Tyler Towne, Sports Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion, Staff, Student Life

Well, its hard to believe that two years have come and gone already, and I am definitely going to miss IVCC. It really is true when they say “No place so close, can take you so far.” But honestly that statement is only true if you allow it to take you somewhere. I am a kid with a true passion...

Farewell part V

Alyssa McCauley, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion, Staff, Student Life

It is difficult to wrap my mind around the fact that my adventure as a student at IVCC has reached an end. This semester I will be graduating alongside many incredible others, who all deserve to celebrate their hard work and success. Our success would not have been possible without the help of...

Farewell part VI

Akari Oya, Photo Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, Opinion, Staff, Student Life

When I first came to IVCC, I was disappointed to find that they did not have a photography club that I could join. So I became involved with the IV Leader, and I am so glad that I did. As the assistant photography editor in my first year and the photography editor this year, I attended countless...

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