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Cedarville Initiates Seminars to Help Students Proclaim Truth

by Hannah Day The Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity of Cedarville University has been organizing and hosting several apologetics seminars allowing students to engage during the academic year. Topics so far have included “Is Christianity Good for the World?,” “Is Christianity Rational?,” “The Christian View of Artistry,” and “Christianity and Race.” The next seminar, “Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?” will be held on Thursday, January ...

Invisible Servants

The Ops Team serves Cedarville behind the scenes by Zach Krauss Cedarville University’s Student Life Programs owes their many successful events to the behind-the-scenes, student-led group of workers known as the Ops Team. Ops stands for operations, and heading up operations is exactly what this team does. The team is made up of eight student workers, two of whom act as executive officers. These executive officers help their leader, Brian Burns, director of Campus Experience, sort work ...

Cato Receives Providential Surgery

by Zach Krauss Jim Cato experienced a providential brain surgery during Cedarville’s recent mission trip to Houston.  Cato, associate vice president of Christian Ministries at Cedarville University, went with students to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. But Cato’s Fall Break plans changed on the Wednesday of the trip. He reported headaches and migraines and went to an urgent care center. He was informed that he was dehydrated. They gave him fluids and sent him on his way. As ...

Students Serve Houston After Harvey

by Zach Krauss Over fall break, 32 Cedarville students and three staff members ministered to those affected in Houston, Texas by Hurricane Harvey. The trip was led by staff members Keith Holcomb, assistant director for Global Outreach; Jim Cato, associate vice president of Christian Ministries; and Deborah Brown, UMS receptionist. The trip began on Oct. 14, before fall break officially started. Students from every year and multiple majors were excused from classes in to go on the trip. ...

Campus Experience Turns One

Student Life Programs and Event Services finish first year as combined group by Zach Krauss Last November, the office of Student Life Programs and Event Services officially joined forces under the office of Campus Experience. Event Services works to create on-campus events for off-campus guests, many of which were oriented to grade-school students. Student Life Programs includes groups such as SCAB, the information desk, and Rinnova, which together comprise a large group of hired students ...

Cedarville’s Chapel Honors Veterans

By Brianna Saucier Almost 100 veterans attended Cedarville’s annual Veteran’s Day chapel on Friday, Nov. 10. The annual Veteran’s Day chapel is a way for Cedarville to honor those who served in the armed forces. This year, the chapel was and was led by Army Air Corp. veteran Dr. Cliff Johnson and accompanied by the Cedarville Jazz Band. The band performed several numbers to commemorate the country’s 98th celebration of Veteran’s Day and looked at how music influenced the war ...

Professors Sign to State Truth

Eight Cedarville University professors sign Nashville Statement on biblical sexuality by Zach Krauss Eight Cedarville University professors, including President Dr. Thomas White, reiterated their beliefs on sexuality by signing the Nashville Statement after it was drafted in August. Other Cedarville affiliated signatories included White’s wife, Joy, assistant professor of women’s studies;  Dr. Dan DeWitt, professor of applied theology and apologetics; Dr. Jason Lee, dean of the School  ...

Thursdays to Become Weekly Highlights in Stinger’s

By Zach Krauss Student Life Programs has begun a new weekly event on campus called Thursday Night Live in addition to Coffee and Community and the SGA prayer meetings. Thursday Night Live, stylized TNL, is an event catered to the student body that will include many different kinds of entertainment and interactions for students. The town hall meeting with Dr. White was one of the first Thursday Night Lives, and it involved students meeting together in Stingers in order to ask the school’s ...

New Art Professor Molds Students

by Zach Krauss Cedarville University’s newest studio art professor, Zac Benson, strives to encourage Christian community through art in the classroom. Benson is an assistant professor of studio art and will teach sculpting, 3-D design and ceramics. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and ceramics at University of Tennessee in Knoxville and studied sculpting in a post-baccalaureate program at the University of Colorado. He then worked at an internship in New York City producing ...

Sanctify Ministries Hosts Prayer and Praises

by Hannah Day Sanctify Ministries will be hosting a new event, Prayer and Praises, at Cedarville University on Nov. 14. Sanctify Ministries is a group, formed by women, aimed toward the women of Cedarville’s campus to help educate them on the many aspects of Biblical purity and to encourage them to live lives that are glorifying to God. “We believe purity is more than physical,” stated Tara Winter, Sanctify Ministries’ advisor. “It is mental, emotional, spiritual and physica...