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Liberty Winner
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Liberty Winner

The winners of the League’s 2013-2014 Student Literary Competition, hosted by Johnson County Community College and coordinated by Tom Reynolds, were recently announced. Luis Jimenez, student at Moraine Valley, took third place for his one act play, “Incision of the Heart” at the competition. The League of Innovation Literary Competition […]

Sing-A-Long sparks best turnout
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Sing-A-Long sparks best turnout

At Moraine’s third annual Movie in the Moonlight, “Frozen” presented the highest number in attendance to date. Over 950 people came to sing along to the latest Disney sensation. Jessica Dommer stated, “I’m surprised so many people showed up. Not only that, there were more than just kids. It shows […]

New selection for program series
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New selection for program series

The “One Book, One College” program that had Moraine Valley doing zombie apocalypse panels last year has chosen a new novel, which focuses on identity and sexual orientation. The choice this year is “Giovanni’s Room” by James Baldwin. Set in the 1950’s, a young man finds himself caught between desire […]

Hot topic: immunity and vaccinations
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Hot topic: immunity and vaccinations

“The Truth About Vaccinations and Herd Immunity” was the last One Book, One College event on “World War Z.” The panel discussion focused on a modern problem that has recently been a hot-button topic in the media. Library Department Chair Dr. Troy Swanson served as moderator, introducing the panelists to […]

24 Karat preforms final showcase
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24 Karat preforms final showcase

The 24 Karat Dance Team brought all they had for their final showcase of the season, with 11 well-choreographed performances and features. On Tuesday night, May 6, The G Building at Moraine Valley was decorated with black and gold balloons. The stands held grandparents, parents, and significant others, all who […]

Perfect weather calls for ice cream
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Perfect weather calls for ice cream

With summer lurking around the corner, an Ice Cream Social was a perfect closure to the end of the spring semester. Wednesday, May 6, Student Life hosted an outdoor social with sports, a DJ, and cold ice cream, perfect for the day’s weather of a high 81. “People that I’ve […]

Celebrating student life sucess
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Celebrating student life sucess

Students and faculty at the annual Student Life Banquet brought their glitz and glamour to the Great Gatsby themed event. Several students of the many clubs and organizations provided by Moraine Valley, with their advisors, attended the event of Friday, May 2 at the Belvedere Chateau. Demetrius Robinson, Student Life […]

Honors Made at MVCC Student Film Festival
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Honors Made at MVCC Student Film Festival

Moraine Valley students showcased their movie magic skills at the annual Student Film Festival. On Tuesday, May 6 Moraine Valley hosted the showing of nine films, ranging in length of 2 to 26 minutes. The films were created by students and shown for the approval of their peers and of […]

Support Earth Month; eat locally
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Support Earth Month; eat locally

Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and wellbeing depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. Being more sustain creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and […]

Movie on poverty proves what matters
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Movie on poverty proves what matters

For three friends from St. Louis,   Rob Lehr, Dan Parris, and David Peterka, they embraced the lifestyle led by millions in the word today, and filmed it. They created the award-winning documentary on poverty, “What Matters?” $1.25 a day, the world standard for extreme poverty, was left for their food, […]

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