Music During the Pandemic

Brianna Sloop, IV Leader Staff

September 17, 2020

According to Michael Pecherek, head of IVCC's music department, the global pandemic has devastated the music and performing arts in Illinois. Due to Covid-19 guidelines such as wearing a mask,  maintaining a six foot distance...

How COVID-19 Has Affected Students’ College Decisions

Hope Beelman, IV Leader Staff Writer

August 27, 2020

As Summer quickly transitions to Fall, colleges and universities around the United States are questioning how to reopen safely due to the continuous spread of the coronavirus disease. The coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has take...

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The War on Masks

August 27, 2020

Spencer Marquez, IV Leader staff

May 2, 2020

 Caitlin Nevins, the director of psychological services in McLean’s College Mental Health Program, offers college students tips on how to cope with the Covid-19 and social distancing. Here are a couple of tips from the...

IV Leader Winners at 2019 ICCJA Conference

Justice Petersen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

The 2019 Illinois Community College Journalism Association Conference was canceled this year, but the IV Leader won several awards for its articles, photos, and editing.   Every year the ICCJA holds a conference that students may ...

Stress, Anxiety, and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Justice Petersen, IV Leader Staff

April 8, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in many people, including students, staff, and faculty at IVCC, facing stress and anxiety that they do not know how to cope with.   These past few months, the coronavirus,...

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