Van Dyck Miraculously Playing After Brain Surgery
by Tim Miller
The most fateful tragedies in life rarely happen to you. Your neighbor’s house catches on fire, not yours. Your friend’s mother gets diagnosed with cancer, not your own. For most people, the momentous instant in life happens to someone else.
For Cedarville soccer player Creslyn Van Dyck, an inauspicious occasion actually happened to her, rather than a classmate’s distant relative. Last fall, Van Dyck began feeling woefully ill and was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Cedarville Lady Jackets Defeat the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets opened their season with a 90-78 win over the Wisconsin-Parkside Rangers in the second game of the 2017 Midwest Region Crossover.
Junior guard Regina Hochstetler picked up where she left off from last season, leading the team in scoring with 27 points and six rebounds. Senior forward Breanne Watterworth recorded a double-double, chalking up 12 points and 11 boards. Junior guard Baylee Bennett led the Lady Jacket aerial attack, knocking down five of ...
Veterans Day Chapel 2017
Every year for Veterans Day, Cedarville University hosts a special chapel to recognize and thank veterans for their service.
- photos by Naomi Harward
Thursdays to Become Weekly Highlights in Stinger’s
By Zach Krauss
Student Life Programs has begun a new weekly event on campus called Thursday Night Live in addition to Coffee and Community and the SGA prayer meetings. Thursday Night Live, stylized TNL, is an event catered to the student body that will include many different kinds of entertainment and interactions for students.
The town hall meeting with Dr. White was one of the first Thursday Night Lives, and it involved students meeting together in Stingers in order to ask the school’s ...
Podcast: Millennials Drawn to Online Subscriptions
Join us for a discussion about the growing numbers of young online news subscribers. Jeff Gilbert, journalism professor at Cedarville University and adviser for Cedars, talks with Cedars staffers Naomi Harward and Callahan Jones about their online news subscriptions and what they like about them.
Opening Up the World of Theatre
Dr. Diane Merchant seeks to impress her love for the arts upon the Cedarville community
by Katie Milligan
Dr. Diane Merchant, Cedarville University Professor and director of Theatre, has held a deep love for the theater throughout her entire educational and professional career. Even when it was difficult and opportunities were scarce, she found a way to pursue this passion and make it available to others who shared it. Merchant intentionally finds ways to grow her passion for theater and pass ...
2nd Street Market: A 15-year-old Dayton Tradition
by Gabe Chester
The 2nd Street Market, located in downtown Dayton, features over 40 different vendors offering an array of fresh produce, bread, artisanal goods and cuisine from around the world. The market is celebrating its 15th year of business as the oldest public market in Dayton. It is open for business year-round on Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 2nd Street Market presents a revitalizing commercial hub where shoppers can always ...
Just Sayin’ – Brace Yourselves: It’s (Basic)ally Fall
by Alex Hentschel
On Friday, Sept. 22, the greatest season began.
I love flannels. I love caramel. I love warm sweaters, bonfires, and apple-picking. I love all the discounted candy I get after I celebrate Reformation Day — it’s nice of stores to celebrate the downfall of the Catholic Church by offering the indulgence of 50-percent-off Reese’s.
And yes — I’m going to say it — I love Pumpkin Spice Lattes. What I don’t love is all of the judgmental stares when I order one — as ...
Student Spotlight: Gabrielle Bauman – Bringing Light
by Tayana Fowler
Ever since the fourth grade, Gabrielle Bauman has had two passions: theater and her savior, Jesus Christ.
Bauman, a senior theatre major, has spent the past four years at Cedarville serving the Lord and the student body with her gifts and talents in theater.
In fourth grade, Bauman discovered her passion and love for the stage through ballet, which was her first exposure to the spotlight. The skills she learned through dance taught her to be comfortable on stage.
Her first ...
New Art Professor Molds Students
by Zach Krauss
Cedarville University’s newest studio art professor, Zac Benson, strives to encourage Christian community through art in the classroom.
Benson is an assistant professor of studio art and will teach sculpting, 3-D design and ceramics. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in sculpture and ceramics at University of Tennessee in Knoxville and studied sculpting in a post-baccalaureate program at the University of Colorado. He then worked at an internship in New York City producing ...