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Bringing Stories to Life

A behind-the-scenes look at the process of creating Cedarville’s impressive stage productions by Nathan Robertson As an audience, it can be easy to forget all the work it takes to put on a theater performance. Before any of the actors or set pieces ever get in front of a crowd, the entire production must go through an extensive process. All of the shows Cedarville performs are determined the previous academic year. “When looking at our season selection for this current year, we had ...

Book Review: ‘Ink, Iron, and Glass’

by Sarah Pennington Every fantasy author wants to write a world that comes to life on the page. But in the world of “Ink, Iron, and Glass,” Gwendolyn Clare’s steampunk historical fantasy debut novel, the science of “scriptology” allows people to literally bring other worlds into existence. Our heroine, Elsa, comes from one such world created by her mother. But when her mother is abducted and the book that contains her world disappears, Elsa must use her own scriptology skills and ...

STP Preview: ‘Talley’s Folly’

by Katie Milligan Senior theatre majors Heather Lange and Stephen DeJong will perform their senior theatre project, “Talley’s Folly,” on March 16th at 7 p.m. in Alford Auditorium. Both have poured time, passion, and hard work into their show for Cedarville students to enjoy. Lange and DeJong have both been heavily involved in mainstage productions during their time at Cedarville. Highlights for both students include roles in “The Music Man,” “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and ...

Movie Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

by Hunter Johnson Over the last several years, Disney has changed the game of filmmaking. Along with their releases of many Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars films, Disney has also been releasing a steady amount of their own films under the Walt Disney Pictures banner, like “The Jungle Book,” “Pete’s Dragon,” and “Beauty and the Beast.” Now, Walt Disney Pictures has released their first film of 2018, “A Wrinkle in Time,” based off the 1962 novel of the same name. “A ...

The Studio

New leadership and members revived Cedarville University’s art organization after a year of dormancy by Kaileigh Willis New officers and students have revived Cedarville University’s The Studio, an organization for lovers of creativity from watercolor painters to sketch artists. According to the organization’s constitution, The Studio, Society of Art + Design was formed in 2010. Its purpose is to encourage the study of art, to connect art and design majors and students with similar ...

The Seen and the Unseen

Cameron Clark finds Christ in his search for spiritual truth in the midst of worldly struggles by Katie Milligan Cameron Clark has always committed himself to the search for truth. Despite coming form a Christian home, he explored various spiritualities for years before rediscovering that true authenticity can only be found in Christ. A junior transfer student at Cedarville University, Clark is a biblical studies major on track for a master of divinity degree. Born and raised in Centerville, ...

Book Review: ‘Life in the Wild’

by Sarah Pennington Of all the major questions which plague mankind, the greatest is certainly “Why is the world such a mess?” Christians and non-Christians alike must wrestle with this topic every time they lose a loved one, suffer heartbreak in a relationship, or see a report of global catastrophe on the news. And while most Christians can vaguely say that sin is the cause of tragedies great and small, many are unable to expound any further than that. In “Life in the Wild,” Cedarv...

Book Review: ‘An Enchantment of Ravens’

by Sarah Pennington Isobel, heroine of Margaret Rogerson’s debut novel “An Enchantment of Ravens,” is the finest portrait artist in all of Whimsy, the land between the mundane World Beyond and the forests where the fair folk—or faeries—dwell. For years, she has navigated through one bargain after another with these faeries, trading her art for enchantments, for the fair folk desire human Craft, since they themselves cannot any. But when Rook, the autumn prince, seeks her out for a ...

Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’

by Hunter Johnson Marvel is known for making films about all different kinds of superheroes. They have made movies about a billionaire in a metal suit from LA, a kid in stars and stripes from Brooklyn, and an alien who flies around with a hammer. And now, the newest addition to this colorful cast of is a man who dresses up as a cat. “Black Panther,” directed and written by Ryan Coogler, is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It tells the story of King T’Challa of ...

Movie Review: ‘Peter Rabbit’

by Ian Sarmiento “Peter Rabbit,” based on the classic tale by Beatrix Potter and directed by Will Gluck, hopped into theaters last week. The film invites audiences into a new adventure with the Rabbit family as they defend their home from a new threat. Peter Rabbit (James Corden) is a whimsical, smart, and mischievous . He and his family live in a burrow with one goal: find food. Easy, right? Especially since they live next to a food garden. If only it wasn’t owned by the McGregor ...