Cedars Vision and Goals for the 2017/18 School Year
Cedars videographer Erica Zichi interviews Cedars Editor-in-Chief Keegan D'Alfonso, Faculty Advisor Jeff Gilbert, and Digital & Design Editor Callahan Jones on their vision for Cedars during the 2017/18 school year.
Cedarville’s new newsroom offers professional opportunities to students, helps market university
by Rebekah Erway
Multiple departments of Cedarville University have partnered to build an on-campus newsroom which offers students, and the university as a whole, new opportunities.
Located in Library 022, the newsroom has a green screen, two studio cameras, a 14-channel recording mixer, studio lighting and more. The new room offers the ability to do live reports on news programs at local TV ...
Cedarville’s New Student Talent Show Has New Venue
By Brianna Saucier
The recently renovated Stinger’s will hold the New Student Talent Show on Saturday, September 23 as an America’s-Got-Talent-style competition.
The talent show, put on by joint Sophomore through Senior Class Councils, has previously been held in the Cedarville Opera House on Main Street. At that time, ticket prices went towards renting the Opera House, but now, admission is free for all students.
While freshmen and transfers are the only ones allowed to take part in ...
Rinnova Revamped over Summer
By Zach Krauss
Over the summer Cedarville renovated Rinnova, the campus’s only coffee shop, as part of the larger renovation of the lower Stevens Student Center.
Rinnova has been on campus for more than 10 years, and it hadn’t had an upgrade since its opening. The renovation involved adding a counter extension and a second line and register, separating drip brew coffee and teas from other types of drinks such as smoothies and lattes. Rachel Street, senior social work major and the ...
Solar Eclipse At CU
Students gather outside the ENS observatory on August 21 to see the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years. Telescopes with solar filters were set up on the lawn, and eclipse glasses were also provided. The event was also projected on a screen inside the observatory. Although the full eclipse itself did not occur until around 2:30 p.m., people began arriving on site as soon as 1 p.m. in hopes of securing a good viewing spot.
Photos by sophomore student Lauren Jacobs
Cedarville Trustees Approve Concealed Carry
Faculty, staff and trustees will be 1st on an Ohio college campus with permission to carry a handgun.
Written by Cedars Staff
Cedarville University's board of trustees approved a new concealed carry policy at its most recent meeting.
The policy, a first among Ohio colleges, “authorizes the President to grant permission to faculty, staff, and trustees with concealed carry licenses to carry a concealed handgun on campus under approved terms and/or conditions consist...
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 ...
Filmgate Opens Skills and Services to Student Body
by Nathan Perry
Five years ago, a group of students dedicated to the idea of film and community came together to form Filmgate. Now they wish to extend this community to the rest of Cedarville.
Since its inception in 2011, Filmgate has been available to students of all majors who wish to take part in filmmaking.
Professor Jeff Simon advises the community, with students Jacob McDonald and Jared Smith arranging and organizing all projects.
Filmgate has two goals for its members. The ...