Black History Month Celebrations Begin With Soul Food Buffet

Avery Scott, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

  The Soul Food Buffet was something that everyone needed. Not only was it a reminder of the diverse culture we have here at IVCC, but it was a day that students could just cut loose, kick back, eat food and listen to...

LIL PEEP: A Retrospective

Avery Scott, IV Leader Staff

December 2, 2019

By Avery Scott IV Leader Staff Lil Peep, born Gustav Ahr, was this decades most prevalent artist. Peep’s music combined aspects of varying genres, punk, hip-hop and rock music. Peep was a multi talented artist, model an...

The Seratones: The Next Big Thing In Music

Justice Petersen, IV Leader Columnist

December 2, 2019

By Justice Petersen IV Leader Columnist On Nov. 8, I went up to Monarch Music Hall in Peoria to see two new up and coming bands: the Seratones and Dan Luke and the Raid. I love music and I am all for supporting new bands that...

IVCC Students ‘Prone’ to Musical Talent

Kacie Cusick, Social Media Manager

May 1, 2019

Make some room in your playlist for a new local band you are about to fall in love with: Prone. Prone is a music group new to the scene that consists of IVCC student Joey Trupiano and some of his talented peers including Bailey...

Off go the winter boots, on go the dance shoes

IVLeader, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Illinois Valley Community College’s Theatre department presents its annual holiday revue, “Jingle All the Way!” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg...

The road electronically taken: looking back

Griffon Tabor, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

In the 1970s, breakthroughs had been made through the genre of electronic music. One such breakthrough is the 1975 album “Autobahn” by the German group Kraftwerk. Autobahn is a fantastic blend of electronic synthesizers and...

Cultural Center set to see final music and theater performances

Michaela Smith, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Spring Musical This year, Illinois Valley Community College’s theater department presents “Sweet Charity.” “Sweet Charity” follows the adventures of a girl named Charity as she tries to find love. This musical features...

Adding emotion with the sound of music (in movies)

Hannah Uranich, IV Leader Columnist

September 22, 2016

Movies are a uniquely portable magic. They have the power to evoke emotions we may never even knew we had; whether it be falling in love with a character, sympathizing and relating to a problem in the plot, or just being purely...

IV Leader is the student newspaper of Illinois Valley Community College