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Ohio Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana November 3rd

Ohioans will vote whether to legalize marijuana in the state on Election Day Nov. 3. Known as "Issue 3" because it is the third issue listed on the ballot, Ohioans will vote on a proposed state constitutional amendment that will legalize marijuana in Ohio if passed. Under this amendment, Ohioans age 21 and older would be allowed to possess and consume up to one ounce of marijuana, and medical marijuana use would be allowed for citizens of any age with a certified medical illness. Individuals ...

Clinton, Sanders Lead Race as Democrats Enter 1st Debate Oct. 13

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are the leading candidates in the polls for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The two front-runners will be joined in the first Democratic presidential debate Oct. 13 by fellow candidates Lincoln Chaffee, Martin O’Malley and Jim Webb. According to the Associated Press,  Clinton and Sanders will most likely focus on the differences in their respective stances on issues, such as gun control and college affordability, in the Oct. 13 debate. ...

Carson Advocates Savings Accounts as Obamacare Replacement

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said during a Sept. 22 rally at Cedarville University that he is a “vociferous” opponent of the Affordable Care Act, a comment that comes as no surprise to many conservatives. Carson gained popularity as a conservative leader after a speech he gave at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, which Carson said wasn’t received well by the White House. Carson said he opposes the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, because it ...

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. [metaslider id=3260]

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 ...