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In Search of Identity

by Adam Pittman Who are you? What constitutes your sense of self? What gives you purpose and meaning? I have spent this past academic year thinking on these questions, and even before this year these questions were at the heart of seemingly every facet of my life. We live, above all else, in a culture founded on tastes that define identity — music, fashion, literature, films, hobbies, food. It is as if we can craft people based on their likes and dislikes. The danger of this identity ...

Womens Rugby Org Shows Major Growth

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4-PHD3qJmo By Gwendolyn Peterson The Cedarville women’s rugby team is a new org on campus, and it might look a lot different than you would expect. The org has grown this semester from six girls to over 20,. It centers around learning, practicing and playing the game of rugby. They practice weekly and have participated in one scrimmage so far this year. The team is mostly beginners, with only four of the members having any experience ...

Grunts: AKA Student Assistants

The students that serve as assistant coaches are the grease that keeps the basketball team on the move by Josh Burris Caleb Jacobs comes to the gym an hour and a half before the start of every men’s home basketball game to make sure everything is ready. He checks the locker room to make sure the players’ jerseys are at the appropriate locker. During the game he sits on the bench with the team along with fellow assistant Sean Blackburn and chart each possession. Some people work hard to ...

Lyndsey Smith Does It All

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5Tv1R5MAHw&t=3s By Tim Miller On a typical Tuesday morning in Chuck’s, you’ll find students scattered about having one-on-one’s, reading their Bibles and having a special meal with a few friends. You may see sophomore Cedarville University student Lyndsey Smith making some pancakes with a few other tight friends. Everything may look normal to the average onlooker, but Smith’s closest friends know Smith’s fun start to her day will get a lot more ...

“Around the Third Quadrant” (Part 2)

Under the Brim presents..."Around the Third Quadrant" Part 2.   For more Under the Brim Comics, look back on Brian's series: Around the Third Quadrant Part 1 Additional series Brian McCray is a senior studio art major and an arts & entertainment writer for Cedars. He enjoys drawing, writing, watching movies and composing short bios of himself.  

Preview: Mozart’s School of Love

by Paolo Carrion On Thursday, April 20, Cedarville’s Opera Ensemble will present their concert: Mozart’s School of Love. The group of nine students will present parts of two of Mozart’s operas, The Marriage of Figaro, and Cosi Fan Tutte (So Do They All). Both operas are comedies and have been translated into English from the original Italian. “I hope people come, because it’s really funny in English,” Kaitlin Kohler, a freshman vocal performance major, said. Cedarville’s ...

Byline of Goodbye

Journalism and Broadcasting Professor Wes Baker to Retire at end of Semester by David Grandouiller Dr. Wes Baker, who has long been an integral force in the broadcasting and journalism programs at Cedarville, will retire at the end of this semester. His departure marks the end of a 40-year contribution to the university that cannot be understated. It is a testament to the impact of his teaching that many of the faculty in his department are former students of his. His colleagues describe ...

Play Review: ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]’

by Shelby Ahlborg When it comes to Cedarville theatre productions, "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]" is by far one of the most interesting plot-wise. The reason being: there really is no story plot. However, in spite of its peculiarity, opening night was a big hit with the audience, who rarely had a moment when they weren’t laughing. The play opens with an explanation that the small troupe of actors will attempt to, in just ninety-seven minutes, give the ...

Filmgate Opens Skills and Services to Student Body

by Nathan Perry Five years ago, a group of students dedicated to the idea of film and community came together to form Filmgate. Now they wish to extend this community to the rest of Cedarville. Since its inception in 2011, Filmgate has been available to students of all majors who wish to take part in filmmaking. Professor Jeff Simon advises the community, with students Jacob McDonald and Jared Smith arranging and organizing all projects. Filmgate has two goals for its members. The ...

Play Preview: ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]’

by Shelby Ahlborg As the school year draws to a close, the Cedarville theatre program is preparing for its final show of the season. Following a more serious play and light-hearted musical, the final performance of the year will be a mix between a spoof, which is a type of play that makes fun of the work or works it is based on, and a farce, which is based on improbable circumstances. While most people think of Shakespeare’s work as much more serious and hard to understand than more modern ...