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Carson Emphasizes Success for Next Generations During Visit to CU

Cedarville University was the site of a presidential rally Sept. 22, a first for the 128-year-old school. Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson visited the university with his wife Candy, addressing a crowd of nearly 3,100 individuals about his plans to help the next generation succeed. "I particularly love being in institutions of higher learning because it's such an important part of who we are as a nation," Carson said. He said millennials and future generations are inheritin...

Ben Carson Campaigns at Cedarville University

The Republican presidential candidate held a rally at Cedarville University Sept. 22.

Ben Carson Talks Student Loans, Passion, Political Correctness

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stopped in Cedarville, Ohio, Sept. 22 to share his views on student loans, healthcare, abortion and religious freedom while advocating against political correctness. The Carson campaign rally was held in Cedarville University's Jeremiah Chapel. Josh Burris is a junior journalism major and multimedia person for Cedars. He is interested in sports broadcasting and reporting. He enjoys watching sports, lifting, and listening to rock and rap music.

Community shows strong support for Carson hours before rally

Ben Carson supporters have come from nearly an hour away to gather at Cedarville University for a rally with the presidential candidate 2 p.m. Sept. 22. Roger DeMerritt of Huber Heights, Ohio, showed his support for the retired neurosurgeon, donning a "Please God! Dr. Ben Carson" shirt and arriving to the rally site three hours before it's start. "I had this made right after he said he was going to run," DeMerritt said. "Everything he says makes good sense." DeMerritt waited in ...

Carson Campaign to Hold Rally at CU

Editor's note: Though Cedars will bring you in-depth coverage of the Carson Rally, we do not endorse any presidential candidate. Post your pictures and thoughts about the rally on social media using #CarsonatCU. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson will host a campaign rally at Cedarville University 2 p.m. Sept. 22. in the university's Dixon Ministry Center. Being the site of a political rally is perhaps a first for the university, which has stated it does not endorse any preside...

Political Commentator Charles Krauthammer Visits CU

Charles Krauthammer, FOX News contributor and Pulitzer-prize winning Washington Post columnist, visited Cedarville University for Constitution Day Sept. 17. Krauthammer spoke about the Sept. 16 GOP debate and the current presidency to a lively audience of more than 2,700 students, faculty and community members. Josh Burris is a junior journalism major and multimedia person for Cedars. He is interested in sports broadcasting and reporting. He enjoys watching sports, lifting, and listening ...

GOP Candidates Prepare to Trump Donald in 2nd Debate

Donald Trump was the candidate everyone talked about after the first Republican presidential debate of 2015, according to an Aug. 18 article from CNN. CNN said Trump had already made quite the impression with his strong opinions and his candid way of stating them, but after the Aug. 6 debate, his approval ratings went up among the public and the Republican party. The Washington Post said the candidates who thought Trump would be the cause of his own demise became worried he may actually ...

Professor Served 25 Years as Diplomat Before Returning to Cedarville

Cedarville University’s name appears on a national scale once again as alumna Jerica Ward is currently in a two-year program culminating in her becoming a U.S. diplomat. Ward will not be the first Cedarville graduate to attain this position, however. Professor of international studies Frank Jenista served as a U.S. diplomat for 25 years before returning to Cedarville, his alma mater, to teach. The Early Years Jenista was raised in a missionary family. His parents were Baptist missionaries ...

Robert Vaughn: Candidate for Ohio Second District Court of Appeals

Robert Vaughn, professor of criminal justice at Cedarville, will be running for one of five judicial seats on the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals on Nov. 4. He will be challenging incumbent Democrat Jeffrey Froelich who has served on the court since 2009. The winner of this year’s election will assume office Feb. 9, 2015. The Ohio Second District Court of Appeals is one of 12 appellate courts in Ohio and encompasses Clark, Champaign, Greene, Miami, Dark, and Montgomery counties. ...

Midterms Could Sway 2016 Election

On November 4, American voters will elect 435 congressmen to the House of Representatives and 33 Senators to make up the 114th Congress. “I believe this is a very crucial election and the presidential election after is very crucial,” said Richard Tison, professor of history at Cedarville. “Should (Republicans) pick up control of both houses and go on to win the presidency, then they have an opportunity to affect change.” The Democrats hold the majority in the Senate with 55 out of ...