Cedarville’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’ Takes Shakespeare to the 1950s
Cedarville's theatre program has modernized Shakespeare’s comedic love story, “The Taming of the Shrew.” It is showing Oct. 3-13.
Professor and show director Matt Moore has changed the setting from a city-state in Italy during the Italian Renaissance to Little Italy in the 1950s and added a singing group known as the “Shrew Crew” to help propel the story along.
“They (the Shrew Crew) are the ones who really help us feel the 1950s because of the music,” Moore said. “The six ...
Women’s Cross-Country Competes At First Home of the Season
by Tabitha DeHart
The Lady Jackets ran in their first home meet on Saturday in the 23rd Annual Friendship Invitational. They placed seventh out of 11 schools, running in less than ideal conditions and with several of their runners still injured and unable to compete. The Lady Jackets tallied 153 points while the University of Dayton won the meet with 16 points and the runner up, Tiffin, earned 94.
Alex Archambault, after sitting out the season’s first race, placed 18th for the team in a ...
Cedarville Men’s Cross-Country Dominates Friendship Invitational
The Cedarville men dominated the field on Saturday in the 23rd Annual Friendship Invitational. They won the meet for the fourth year in a row (eighth time in the history of the meet) with 19 points, 60 points ahead of Cumberlands (Ky.), who finished with 79 points. Dayton took third as a team with 84 points.
On an overcast morning and with a slightly soggy field, Cedarville’s runners took five of the top seven places. Senior Matt Brooker repeated as meet champion, leading the race from the ...
Pastor Bob Rohm Honored in Cedarville University Chapel on Sept. 16 [VIDEO]
Pastor Bob Rohm, former vice president for Christian ministries, was honored in chapel on Sept. 16 for his 27 years of service at Cedarville University. Some of the people that spoke include Dr. Bill Brown, former president and current chancellor; Jim Cato, a staff member Rohm oversaw; and Christian Figueredo, last year's SGA chaplain.
Pastor Rohm’s Legacy Celebrated in Chapel
“Good morning, welcome to chapel.”
Those well-known words of Pastor Bob Rohm’s were heard in chapel Sept. 16 for the first time since last spring. Rohm retired this summer, and the chapel service was a time to have different people come and celebrate Rohm’s legacy, President Dr. Thomas White said.
“Cedarville University is a better place because of Bob Rohm,” White said during chapel, “and we appreciate your ministry to Cedarville and your love for Cedarville.”
Accident Changes Runner’s Perspective
On March 29, a Cedarville track runnerran 29:52 for 10 kilometers, meeting the qualifying standard for the NCAA Division II National Championships for track and breaking the previous school record of 30:01 held by 2003 graduate Sergio Reyes.
On March 30, that same runner, Matt Brooker, was rear-ended as he drove home from a track meet at Cedarville, leaving him with a broken scapula, a serious concussion and an uncertainty of whether he would beable to race at the national meet in May.
Wittenberg Rugby Defeats Cedarville in Close Contest
The Cedarville University rugby team lost their first match of the season to Wittenberg University on Sept. 14. They battled for 80 minutes, with Wittenberg coming out on top, 24-12. Wittenberg scored early and left Cedarville in a deficit that they could not overcome.
Wittenberg took the lead 24-0 early in the second half but did not score again the rest of the game. Junior Bo Folger scored the first try of the season for the Yellow Jackets. Late in the game senior Chris Wiegand scored ...
A&E: Year in Preview
From Shakespeare to Elliv, popular campus events are returning
CAMPUS CHRISTMAS (12/7)
Campus Christmas is one of the biggest events on campus each year. The SSC is decked out with Christmas trees, ornaments, wrapping paper and snowflakes. Students show up in their pajamas in Chuck’s at midnight and gorge themselves on scrambled eggs and biscuits and gravy. There’s live Christmas music, picture time with Santa, karaoke, laser tag and general holiday merriment. We’ll definitely miss ...
Student Spotlight – Student Witnesses Using the Arts
The class of 2016 may know her as the girl who sang a piece of “Defying Gravity” from “Wicked” at last fall’s small group game show competition.
Alisha Symington, a sophomore from Knoxville, Tenn., double-majoring in music and theatre, said she was caught a little by surprise with the performance.
“I was like, ‘Oh, so this is the first time I’m going to sing in front of Cedarville University,’”she said.
Although spontaneous, Symington’s game show performance would ...