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...

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,...

Hannah Munson: Teacher and student

Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

IVCC Learning Commons employee Hannah Munson may have tutored you on your ENG-1002 midterm paper, but she has also tutored Middle Eastern children and prostitutes from Thailand. Munson knew a childhood akin to many other I...

FAFSA Open, IVCC’S Fall Registration to Open on Nov. 7

Megan Brooker, IV Leader Opinion Editor

October 11, 2018

As the cooler temperatures and holiday cheer of fall are upon us, there is another reason to get excited about the upcoming season. That’s right; it’s time to register for spring classes and FAFSA. While those two things...

Student trustee: News from semester’s second half

Matt Pehoski, Student Trustee

November 2, 2017

Hello everyone! I cannot believe that it is already October! Midterms have just passed, and the semester is in its second half. With our midterms passing us by, that means that our Board of Trustees has taken some various actions...

Noise v.s. news

Lisa Chounard

April 27, 2017

n   Amanda Cook-Fesperman, IVCC's Political Science and History Professor opened the "Noise V News" series on April 6. Cook-Fesperman spoke on First Amendment Rights and protecting democracy. In the second part of the series,...

Separating noise from news in mainstream media

Brittany Blomquist, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

During the month of April, IVCC and the LaSalle Public Library will host a series of informational programs focusing on the ethics of journalism, “fake” news and the importance of accuracy and truth in maintaining a democracy. The...

Program offered on trafficking

Jessica Bursztynsky, IV Leader Associate Editor

April 7, 2016

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, IVCC will be hosting a presentation by Women at Risk, International (WAR), an organization combatting human trafficking, on Wednesday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The presentation,...

IVCC debuts $31 million student life center

January 28, 2016

A grand opening to showcase the Cyber Cafe and student Life Center project at Illinois Valley Community College was hosted Jan. 19. Jerry Corcoran, IVCC President, describes the new areas as a “new chapter in the 92-year hi...

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