Student Spotlight – Alicia Williams: Accident Expands Passion
by Rebekah Erway
Alicia Williams strives to glorify God and encourage others with music despite challenges playing the instrument of her choice. Williams had to change her major after a neck injury left her unable to play the piano regularly.
Williams came to Cedarville last year from the Akron area as a freshman keyboard pedagogy major with dreams of starting a piano studio. She said she loved playing the piano as a child but did not enjoy learning it. She struggled with theory and ...
Note from the Editor: Healing is a Process of Hope
by Jen Taggart
I would like to thank the Cedarville family for all the prayers and support they’ve shown me and my family the past couple of months after my accident in late November. As you can imagine, this has been one of the most difficult times of my life.
One of the most difficult parts about my situation is not returning to campus to spend time with my friends, professors and other members of the Cedarville community who I love dearly. It is especially difficult considering it is ...
Movie Review: ‘La La Land’
by Callahan Jones
The modern musical “La La Land,” directed by Damien Chazelle, is a fresh twist on a tale of love told time and time again. It is held up by solid acting, innovative cinematography, and a Golden Globe-winning soundtrack.
The film opens up with an energetic number, “Another Day of Sun,” that tells of life in Los Angeles. The scene features impressive on-screen choreography in an expressive Broadway style.
It is during this opener that the two main characters are ...
Jackets Get Stronger
The new Volt weight-lifting program has benefited Cedarville athletics
story by Josh Woolverton; video by Erica Zichi
Cedarville University has transitioned to a new lifting program for its athletic teams. The new program, Volt Athletics, helps athletes excel in their performance and allows Cedarville to remain compliant with NCAA regulations.
Volt Athletics emphasises user-friendliness while increasing performance through strengthening and lifting exercises. The Volt
program provides a ...
Students See a Lot, Learn a Lot in Capital
Different majors intern and tour popular sites while studying during D.C. Semester
by Keegan D'Alfonso
During the fall 2016 semester, 15 Cedarville students studied in the heart of our nation, Washington D.C. The D.C. Semester provided these students with a unique opportunity to learn how our nation’s government operates and to form connections with policy makers and government officials.
The D.C. Semester was set up as a 16-credit hour semester, including individual 10-credit hour D.C. ...
A Recap of the Golden Globes
A critical look at what it means to be an actor
by Emily Day
Entertainment award show season officially kicked off Sunday, Jan. 8, with the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards. Though some may say that the Golden Globes are less prestigious than perhaps the Oscars, the Globes honors a wide array of talents, spanning acting to musical scores, from both film and television.
Coming off the heels of a controversial year, the Globes was marked by two key factors: the unquestionable success of “La ...
Cedarville Winning Streak Snapped by Battlers
By Josh Burris
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets had their six-game winning streak snapped Saturday against Alderson Broaddus. The Battlers defeated the Jackets 71-61.
The Battlers took advantage of the Jackets’ cold start to the game and did not look back. Cedarville (11-12, 3-5 G-MAC) had four turnovers in their first 11 possessions, which lead to a 10-0 lead for the Battlers.
Cedarville head coach Pat Estepp said his team’s poor start cost them the game.
“We lost that game in the ...
Lady Jackets Win Fifth Straight
By Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets extended their winning streak to five games with a 68-51 win over Alderson Broaddus on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Jackets won in front of a large crowd that was boosted by visitors for Alumni Night and Lil’ Sibs Weekend.
Cedarville head coach Kari Hoffman enjoyed having a substantial crowd to see the Lady Jackets win.
“It was a really fun environment to play in,” Hoffman said. “It reminded me of the old days of Cedarville basketball...
Ohio’s Heartbeat Bill Struck Down
Despite Gov. Kasich's veto, Americans will likely see abortion reform in the near future
by Alexandria Hentschel
Neither anti-abortion nor pro-abortion activist were satisfied with Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s decision on two recent bills concerning abortion.
Kasich line-item vetoed the controversial House Bill 493, commonly referred to as the “Heartbeat Bill.” The Heartbeat Bill was added to a larger piece of legislation about child abuse protections.
Kasich preserved the main text of ...