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 ...
Cedarville’s new newsroom offers professional opportunities to students, helps market university
by Rebekah Erway
Multiple departments of Cedarville University have partnered to build an on-campus newsroom which offers students, and the university as a whole, new opportunities.
Located in Library 022, the newsroom has a green screen, two studio cameras, a 14-channel recording mixer, studio lighting and more. The new room offers the ability to do live reports on news programs at local TV ...
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 ...
Cedarville’s New Student Talent Show Has New Venue
By Brianna Saucier
The recently renovated Stinger’s will hold the New Student Talent Show on Saturday, September 23 as an America’s-Got-Talent-style competition.
The talent show, put on by joint Sophomore through Senior Class Councils, has previously been held in the Cedarville Opera House on Main Street. At that time, ticket prices went towards renting the Opera House, but now, admission is free for all students.
While freshmen and transfers are the only ones allowed to take part in ...
Album Review: “Play Dead” by Mutemath
by Callahan Jones
Since the release of their self-titled album in 2006, Mutemath has rarely looked back at their own music history. Every project they’ve put out has been pushing in a new direction, constantly evolving from the alt-rock sound that they started out with.
After the departure of long-time guitarist Greg Hill coinciding with the release of their album “Odd Soul” in 2011, the changes became more apparent
as the band’s music often became led by aggressive ...
Rinnova Revamped over Summer
By Zach Krauss
Over the summer Cedarville renovated Rinnova, the campus’s only coffee shop, as part of the larger renovation of the lower Stevens Student Center.
Rinnova has been on campus for more than 10 years, and it hadn’t had an upgrade since its opening. The renovation involved adding a counter extension and a second line and register, separating drip brew coffee and teas from other types of drinks such as smoothies and lattes. Rachel Street, senior social work major and the ...
Taylor Swift “Look What You Made Me Do” Music Video Review
by Kori Beal
What do, snakes, tombstones, and a bathtub all have in common?
I don’t know what you were thinking, but I was referring to the new Taylor Swift video, “Look What You Made Me Do”.
Despite being released a few weeks ago, it has already reached number one on the Official Singles Chart.
Why? What has the pop artist released this time that would add to her fame?
In the first 30 seconds of “Look What You Made Me Do”, it is easy to tell that Swift has taken a ...