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Movie Review: ‘The Post’

by Hunter Johnson Steven Spielberg is known as one of the most revolutionary film directors of all time. He has always been a director of variety and originality, with films like “Jurassic Park,” “Jaws” and the “Indiana Jones” series under his belt. Now, Spielberg, in his fifth decade of filmmaking, has yet again demonstrated that he is not finished telling captivating stories. “The Post” stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks as the publisher and editor of The Washington Post ...

Balanced attack allows Lady Jackets to top Hillsdale

by Tim Miller Senior guard Kaitlyn Holm sent the Callan Athletic Center into a frenzy with a game-winning shot to lead the Cedarville Lady Jackets (13-3, 8-2 G-MAC) past the Hillsdale Chargers on Monday night, 80-75. Four Lady Jackets reached double digits in scoring and four players grabbed six or more rebounds. “We’re all just really proud of everybody,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “It was just a complete team win.” Holm had 19 points on 7-12 shooting and hit the most ...

Book Review: ‘Weave a Circle Round’

by Sarah Pennington One could say that “Weave a Circle Round,” the debut novel of Canadian author Kari Maaren, is about many things. It’s about Freddy Duchamp, who’s trying to be normal though life has other plans for her. It’s about Roland, Freddy’s deaf and geeky stepbrother, and Mel, her genius detective little sister. It’s about Cuerva Lachance and Josiah, Freddy’s new neighbors who produce impossibilities wherever they go. It’s about Freddy’s long journey home after ...

River Soul Revival: A Band Built by Brothers

Shawn and Brett Sumrall surprise audiences with a forgotten genre by Ian Sarmiento Music is a universal language. It’s something that everyone hears, something that everyone experiences and it’s different everywhere in the world. However, most of all, it’s something that changes over time. River Soul Revival is a folk, western and pop band, made up of two Cedarville students. They have brought back a genre lost in history to say one thing:  “Harmonicas bring people together.”  ...

Album Review: ‘Sleddin’ Hill’ by August Burns Red

by Callahan Jones In the year 2008, a fairly little-known compilation album, “X Christmas,” was released by Capitol Christian Music Group to celebrate various rock related groups signed under their labels Solid State Records and Tooth & Nail Records. Fresh off the success of their 2008 release, “Messengers,” the up-and-coming metalcore band August Burns Red recorded a song for “X Christmas,” their own arrangement of the popular Christmas tune “Carol of the Bells.” ...

Movie Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

by Hunter Johnson In 2015, Star Wars was resurrected with the film, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The film rejuvenated what is arguably the most beloved film franchise of all time. It returned Star Wars to its roots of being a simple story about good vs. evil set in a very rugged world filled with adventure, fun, and a returning cast of characters that people have loved for decades. Now, the sequel to the third highest-grossing film of all time has been released. And it has possibly an ...

Christmas Highlights 2017

A glimpse into the anticipated Christmas festivities that take place every year during the final weeks of Fall semester. Photos by Naomi Harward, Macey Wymer, and Sarah Pennington.

Cedar Cliff Schools Implement Drug Testing

by Callahan Jones Cedar Cliff school district has enacted a new drug testing policy that it has been carefully developing for the past two years. Under the policy, all students at the high school who are involved in extracurriculars will undergo drug testing. Cedar Cliff,  encompassing Cedarville High, Middle and Elementary schools, is the only public school district in Greene County to have a drug testing policy for extracurricular involvement. The main point of the policy, according to ...

Yellow Jackets Clipped in Overtime

by Tim Miller The Cedarville Yellow Jackets (6-5, 1-3 G-MAC) lost a tight affair to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday evening in overtime, 79-78. The men’s team lost in overtime right after the women’s team lost in double overtime to Findlay. Head coach Pat Estepp said that even though the loss is tough to swallow, he was very encouraged by the team’s performance against one of the top teams in the region. “I couldn’t be prouder of our guys,” Estepp said. “That’s a gut-wre...

No. 22 Cedarville Deflated in Double Overtime Loss

by Tim Miller The No. 22 Cedarville Lady Jackets fell in a marathon of a game to the Findlay Oilers on Saturday afternoon, 92-83 in two overtimes. Junior guard Baylee Bennett reached a career high in points with 32 on 8-11 shooting from behind the arc. “I’m proud of Baylee for shooting very well,” head coach Kari Hoffman said. “She’s been in a slump so I’m proud of her for getting her confidence back.” Junior guard Regina Hochstetler added 15 points and senior guard Kaitlyn ...