Album Review: Irrational Man EP by Noticing Icarus
by Callahan Jones
The local Cedarville-based band, Noticing Icarus, recently released their debut EP, "Irrational Man EP", a project that is surprisingly well put together for a first offering.
The band is made up of all former or graduated Cedarville University students, including David Grandouiller (vocals, rhythm guitar), Brandon Apol (lead and rhythm guitar), Calvin Hitchcock (keys, organ), Connor Smith (electric bass, upright bass), and Geraldt Stewart (drums).
The five men combine ...
Cedars Vision and Goals for the 2017/18 School Year
Cedars videographer Erica Zichi interviews Cedars Editor-in-Chief Keegan D'Alfonso, Faculty Advisor Jeff Gilbert, and Digital & Design Editor Callahan Jones on their vision for Cedars during the 2017/18 school year.
Star Athlete Returns as Assistant Coach
by Tim Miller
When Abby Shelton’s illustrious career for the Cedarville volleyball team came to an end in December of 2016, she never thought she’d be back in the cornfields of Cedarville, Ohio.
However, she has since returned as an assistant coach for her former team.
Shelton finished her career at Cedarville with the sixth most service aces in Lady Jackets history, and is also in the top 10 in program history in kills per set and pass percentage. Cedarville was 89-51 with Shelton ...
Student Spotlight – Kelsey DePree: Serving Through Music
by Kellyn Post
Kelsey DePree, a senior music education major, hasn’t always been sure about where God would lead her, but she is now passionate about serving others through music education and through involvement in student orgs on campus.
DePree and her twin brother, Kurtis, who also attends Cedarville, were born in Haiti and adopted at the age of one, and have been living in the United States ever since.
While most of her family is not musical, DePree and her brother were encouraged by ...
Top 5 Movies of Summer 2017
by Nathan Robertson
The summer of 2017 has had a good bit of variety when it comes to movies. We were given the usual superhero treatment with “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” “Wonder Woman,” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2.” There was also plenty of action with “War for the Planet of the Apes” and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.” We were taken back to our childhood with the third installments of the “Cars” and “Despicable Me” franchises. Many of us ...
Chemistry Could Steer CU Women’s Soccer to Success
by Gwendolyn Peterson
With a strong end to the preseason and an exciting 4-0 win in its first match, Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team is looking forward to the season ahead of them.
Starting the year with no injured players and strong upperclassmen as well as freshmen, Jonathan Meade is beginning his second season as head coach with confidence.
“It’s a super group of ladies that love God and want to glorify Him in what we do. And I think we’re going to give our fans ...
Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’
by Ian Sarmiento
Spider-Man has swung his way back into theaters and has become a must-see for all audiences. In the new film “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” directed by Jon Watts, audiences get a new look on Peter Parker’s life as he juggles high school, friends, and being a web-slinging superhero.
The story follows Peter Parker (Tom Holland), also known as Spider-Man, directly after his time fighting with and against the Avengers in “Captain America: Civil War.” He makes his return to ...
Young Players Could Help Cedarville Men’s Soccer
by Joshua Woolverton
A new school year brings a new season for the Cedarville men’s soccer team. This year the team brings more maturity and experience to the table as they plan to win the G-MAC this year and improve on their 12-8-3 record from last year.
“We had a lot of young guys play a lot of minutes last year,” head coach Brett Faro said. “Now we have these guys back that are stronger and more experienced than last year.”
Faro expects his team to do all the little things ...
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 ...