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Charlottesville and Racial Tension in Trump’s America

How President Trump is affecting unity in the face of tragedy by Alex Hentschel The word at the forefront of the national discussion on race relations is “Charlottesville.” A “Unite the Right” rally was held in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August to protest the removal of a statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Several other groups showed up to protest the event, including the anti-fascist political group Antifa, clerical ministers and members of the Black Lives Matter ...

Phillys and Philanthropy

New restaurant, Grille-N-the-Ville, serves cheesesteaks and the community by Shelby Ahlborg For Matt Willis, the restaurant business is not just about serving good food ­— it’s about giving back to the community. Willis is the owner of Grille-N-the-Ville, a new restaurant on Main Street south of the Cedarville Opera House that opened in early May. Willis is a Cedarville native. He moved away and did some cooking in Yellow Springs, eventually opening up his own restaurant there. He ...

Hope in the Wake of Hurricane Irma’s Destruction

By Breanna Beers Mere days after Hurricane Harvey tore its path through Texas, the United States and surrounding areas faced another impending natural disaster: Hurricane Irma. Over 7 million people in the United States alone were told to evacuate their homes in anticipation of the coming storm. The long days of waiting before the hurricane struck were especially difficult for Cedarville students separated from their families. To them, the catastrophe felt intensely close, even from ...

Community Unites in Wake of Harvey’s Destruction

By Naomi Harward The damage caused by Hurricane Harvey this past week has set new records, according to several news sources. But amidst the vast devastation, the people of Houston are coming together in a community effort to rebuild their city. Danger continues to loom over Houston, even as floodwater levels begin to recede, the Associated Press reported Wednesday, August 30. By Thursday morning, there had been fires and two explosions at the local Arkema, Inc. chemical plant, resulting in ...

Cedarville Prepares for Annual Easter Festivities

The day before Easter Sunday is often a hectic day. There’s food preparation to be done, decorations to be set and everyone is excited for the day to come. In the village of Cedarville, there’s an added excitement to the day. On April 15, the day before Easter, Cedarville will host their annual Easter egg hunt. The event will start at noon and will take place at the Cedarville community park on East Street. The day will be packed with activities, including barrel rides, group ...

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 ...

Trump Ban Harms Missions, Creates Uncertainty for Students

The Trump administration is rewriting the executive ban on immigration which was suspended by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The ban indirectly affects international missions, and one Cedarville student will not be returning home for the foreseeable future. Because of the uncertainty created by the ban, Eman Nagib, a junior information technology major from Sudan plans to remain in the United States. “I was advised by the advisor for international students ...

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 ...