Byline of Goodbye
Journalism and Broadcasting Professor Wes Baker to Retire at end of Semester
by David Grandouiller
Dr. Wes Baker, who has long been an integral force in the broadcasting and journalism programs at Cedarville, will retire at the end of this semester. His departure marks the end of a 40-year contribution to the university that cannot be understated.
It is a testament to the impact of his teaching that many of the faculty in his department are former students of his. His colleagues describe ...
Concealed Carry Raises Discussion
Students, faculty and staff voice their opinions on whether concealed carry should be allowed on campus
by Alexandria Hentschel
Ohio will soon become one of 24 states that allows universities to decide whether concealed carry permits should be allowed on campus, a change that has brought about much discussion at Cedarville University.
Gov. John Kasich signed Senate Bill 199 on Dec. 19 that lifts the ban on concealed firearms in “vulnerable areas,” namely on college campuses. The ...
Clevenger Closes Lid to Teaching Career
by Callahan Jones
Dr. Charles Clevenger, beloved senior professor of music at Cedarville, is teaching his final semester. Since his arrival on campus in 1982, Clevenger has been one of the more influential faculty members on campus.
During his tenure, he has taught piano, reworked and overseen the entire Intro to Humanities program, been Chair of the Music and Worship department and oversaw the planning and building of the Bolthouse Center for Music, his department’s current home. He was ...
How to Love Well
Cedars gets relationship advice from married professors on campus
by Paolo Carrion
Drs. Donald and Margaret Grigorenko
The Grigorenkos call themselves “Team G.” Ever since they were in high school, they’ve been on the same team, working together.
“Most of our lives we operated in the same world,” Donald said.
This wasn’t an accident. The two purposely made decisions that would allow them to work together.
Donald and Margaret first met in high school, and at one point ...
Cedars wins fifth straight award as top small-school student newspaper in Ohio, wins 6 of 10 categories
Cedars won its fifth straight Frank E. Deaner Excellence in Collegiate Journalism award as the state's top small-school student newspaper in the Ohio Newspaper Association's annual contest.
The Cedars staff accepted the award at Thursday's annual convention in Columbus. Cedars placed in all 10 categories for the first time, won first place in six of the categories and swept all three places in the best use of multimedia category.
Josh Burris and Amy Radwanski won first ...
Students See a Lot, Learn a Lot in Capital
Different majors intern and tour popular sites while studying during D.C. Semester
by Keegan D'Alfonso
During the fall 2016 semester, 15 Cedarville students studied in the heart of our nation, Washington D.C. The D.C. Semester provided these students with a unique opportunity to learn how our nation’s government operates and to form connections with policy makers and government officials.
The D.C. Semester was set up as a 16-credit hour semester, including individual 10-credit hour D.C. ...
Parsons’ Pioneering Podcast
by Paulo Carrion
Imagine reading your own writing for an audience of three people — for an hour.
A little awkward?
Elise Parsons thought so. This reading is part of the presentation requirement for the creative writing minor.
“It’s kind of a hybrid of story time and a lecture,” Parsons said.
So she decided to do something different.
Parsons, a senior English and graphic design double major, is working on the capstone project for her creative writing minor.
The idea of sitting ...
Visiting the Beloved Bard
On Friday, Nov. 11th, a group of almost 30 Cedarville students had the chance to go on a day trip to learn more about the beloved bard, William Shakespeare. The students were led by English professors Peggy Wilfong and Scott Calhoun.
Dr. Wilfong, professor of the Shakespeare class offered here on campus, encouraged all the students in her section to go along on the trip. Mostly English students joined the class but other majors were represented as well.
The trip was focused on viewing a ...
International Christmas Traditions
With Christmas just around the corner, and everyone getting excited for break, Cedars wanted to take a moment to ask some students about their favorite Christmas traditions.
Cedarville is proud to have a diverse student body from different countries and cultures. To celebrate that, Cedars interviewed some students of MuKappa, the international students’ organization, to learn a little about how they celebrate Christmas.
Barhona’s favorite part of Christmas is illegal.