Earth Hour: Saving Nature’s Beauty
By Gabbriella Kabler
Earth Hour is a social movement started in Sydney, Australia, in 2007 with the goal of raising awareness for climate change and protection of the environment. The movement centers around an annual event on March 24 around the globe. Participants turn off their lights for one hour when the clock strikes 8:30 p.m. local time.
The event is meant to symbolically bring attention to the natural beauty of the earth, highlighting the necessity of environmental protection. Earth ...
Speech: A Matter of Faith
Green named Christian college forensics coach of the year
by Gabbriella Kabler
Derrick Green, Assistant Professor of Communication and Forensics Coach, received the 2018 National Christian College Forensics Association (NCCFA) coach of the year award over spring break as the result of his work with the speech team and his participation in the NCCFA tournament.
“Essentially, [the award is] a recognition of what have you given to the activity, what have you given to your students, what ...
Cedars earns three SPJ regional awards; missions report eligible for national award
Several Cedars staff members combined to earn a Mark of Excellence award in the Society of Professional Journalists annual regional competition, announced recently at the Region 4 conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.
The winning entry was in the in-depth reporting category for the newspaper's special edition of stories in April, 2017, about the efforts that go into missions at Cedarville. As a category winner, the missions package will be eligible for a national award in which ...
World Fair Returns to Cedarville
By Zachary Krauss
On Friday, March 23, the international student org, MISO, will be relaunching an event called the World Fair after three years of dormancy.
The event will be three hours long and will be hosted in the Center for Biblical and Theological Students. There will be live music, cultural dance, arts and crafts and foods. Kelly Murphy, junior communication student and the events coordinator for MISO, helped plan the events and venues that will be attending.
The event will ...
Dating on Cedarville’s Campus
Survey says, go elsewhere
By Rebekah Erway and Rachel Downs
The Oxford English Dictionary defines a “date” as “an appointment or engagement at a particular time; esp. a social activity or meeting with a person in whom one has a romantic interest.” In their terms, then, a date could be any sort of activity that a person purposefully schedules with the someone that person has a crush on. Cedarville University students, however, have a different definition. For them, the dating ...
Cedarville Gains New Industrial Design Org
by Zach Krauss
Starting this semester, students can join a new student org on Cedarville’s campus for industrial design majors.
Rebecca Murch, sophomore industrial design major and secretary of the Org, said that during her first semester she really didn’t know many in her major. She said the purpose of the org is to get to know the other industrial design students so they will be more prepared for the second half of the program.
“We want to do something to just help everyone get ...
New SGA Team Strives for Togetherness
By Rebekah Erway
The newly elected leaders of SGA for the 2018-19 school year – President Ryan Smith, junior allied health major; Vice President Clara Costello, junior strategic communication major; Chaplain Campbell Bortel, junior geology major – all hope to implement an SGA that emphasizes togetherness.
Both Smith and Costello’s president-vice-president campaign slogan and Bortel’s chaplain campaign slogan included the word “together.” Smith and Costello’s “Better Togeth...
Cedars wins top awards in Ohio News Media Association collegiate newspaper contest
COLUMBUS – Cedars won its sixth straight Frank E. Deaner Award as the best small-college newspaper in Ohio at the recent Ohio News Media Association Convention.
Cedars placed first in seven of the 10 categories in Division B for schools with enrollment under 10,000. Eight schools entered the competition.
The Cedars placed first as a staff in the following categories:
News coverage ahead of Capital and Xavier. The judge cited broad campus and community coverage that ties in well ...
Nursing Honors Society hosts missions seminars
By Mariah Hines
The Nursing Honor Society is currently hosting Monday Night Missions, a ten-week mission series geared towards giving students insights from a professor’s past missionary experiences. The series began as a personal project of Abigail Patton, president of the Nursing Honor Society.
Referencing a missions trip to Honduras she was apart of with her church, Patton said many people did not seem to have the right mindset. They got to spend time with the people, share with them ...
ELML Gives Staff and Students a Chance to Love Their Neighbors
By Hannah Day
Cedarville University’s staff and students will be sharing the spirit of love and friendship of Valentine’s Day by assembling packages to help those in need at the Love Your Neighbor event.
This year’s event is the second annual Love Your Neighbor event held at the university, hosted by the English Literature and Modern Languages department. The purpose of this event is to remind students that there are more types of love to celebrate on Valentine’s Day than romantic ...