IVCC, Mid-American Growers Found New Cannabis Course

Brianna Sloop, IV Leader Staff

October 8, 2020

Illinois Valley Community college has formed a partnership with Mid-American Growers in order to strengthen its new cannabis production certificate. Mid-American Growers is known for growing flowers, however now they want to...

Why Pyrotechnics for a Baby?

Why Pyrotechnics for a Baby?

September 17, 2020

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...

Global Waste

Brianna Sloop, IV Leader Staff Writer

August 27, 2020

     A huge issue in today's world is the large amount of waste that is produced by humans all across the globe. China, the most heavily populated country, produces the most waste in the world weighing about...

COVID 19 affects international students

Mpumelelo Maphumulo, IV Staff

May 1, 2020

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 and teachers. The effects of COVID-19 seem to be stress and...

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...

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