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Philathropy in Style

Former Cedarville student uses fashion startup to help inner-city kids by Callahan Jones It’s an exciting January afternoon at Inner City Impact (ICI), a mission to children in Chicago. The kids line up outside the door, eagerly anticipating the gifts they are about to receive. It’s time. The kids enter the room, which contains table upon table of school uniforms, something required at all the area schools and are a rare and expensive commodity. A young man, wearing a long-sleeve shirt ...

Ohio’s Heartbeat Bill Struck Down

Despite Gov. Kasich's veto, Americans will likely see abortion reform in the near future by Alexandria Hentschel Neither anti-abortion nor pro-abortion activist were satisfied with Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s decision on two recent bills concerning abortion. Kasich line-item vetoed the controversial House Bill 493, commonly referred to as the “Heartbeat Bill.” The Heartbeat Bill was added to a larger piece of legislation about child abuse protections. Kasich preserved the main text of ...

Enjoying the Great Indoors

Ah, winter ­— a beautiful time of year, with so much to look forward to. Christmas cheer, winter break, and time with family. However, after the fun is over and it is still bitterly cold in February, it’s often hard to find something to do indoors. As the temperature outside drops, Cedarville students are going to have to find creative ways to spend those long weekends. To prevent mid-winter boredom, Cedars has found six locations within driving distance that are low-cost and unique. ...

Cedarville Faces Trouble Renovating Police Station

The Village of Cedarville is facing unforeseen difficulties in renovating the old American Legion building for police use. The building sits next to the village park, down the street from the fire station. The Village has been trying to find better facilities for the police department for years, and is now trying to find a solution to FEMA restrictions. The village purchased the building in November of 2015 to serve as the new police station, but per Village Council minutes, it was ...

Serving Those with Addiction

Her husband was waiting for her when she came home. He went upstairs to run a warm bath for her and help her get cleaned up. When he came back downstairs, he found his wife talking to her children in the kitchen, convincing them to give her the money in their piggy banks. She told them that “Mommy needed the money to feel better.” She was a heroin addict, suffering from dope sickness and desperate for another dose. And she was one of hundreds that live practically next door, and ...

Telemetry: Innovation in Pursuit of Perfection

Taylor Minor is the owner of Telemetry Coffee Roasters, previously known as Stony Creek.  He has owned the business for eight years and outlines his vision for the future as well as the multiple reasons behind the name change.  He also explains his reasoning for closing Neapolitan, an ice-cream shop adjacent to Telemetry, and turning it into a $40,000 laboratory.  Minor is a fascinating, seemingly intelligent and quirky individual who compared himself to a nutty professor. After ...

A Main Street Place to Find “Anything & Everything”

Outside of the store Anything & Everything are boxes of trinkets on tables with a grill and golf clubs sitting to the side. The collection looks more like a yard sale setup than a store display. Upon entering the store, customers stop as they take in the view. The inside of the store looks like a cross between a carnival display and your grandfather’s attic. Brian Larrabee opened his store, Anything & Everything, in March and sells a variety of items that are unique, antique or ...

Springfield Market: A Night Away from Campus

The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitor’s Bureau (CVB) hosted its first evening farmer’s market on Thursday, Aug. 25 for students and others in the community who may not be able to make it an evening farmer’s market. The market sits adjacent to The Clark County Heritage Center downtown.  It was held from 5-8 p.m. at the request of multiple vendors as an addition to the weekly farmers market on Saturday from 9 a.m to noon. Camaren Sloan, events manager and Cedarville graduate, ...

SCOTUS to Review Immigration Programs

Immigration has been a highly discussed issue in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. The American Spanish-language television network Telemundo has hosted two presidential debates (one for Republicans and one for Democrats) in this election cycle that focused on the issue. More specifically, there has been talk about two of President Barack Obama’s executive orders, which the Supreme Court will review this spring: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which was passed in 2012, and ...