Recruits Hold Promise
The Lady Jackets will welcome seven freshmen to the basketball team this fall. Taylor Buckley, one of the seven recruits, was named the Gatorade Rhode Island Girls’ Basketball Player of the Year in March for the second time.
This award recognizes athletic excellence among high school athletes along with academic achievement and exemplary character.
Kirk Martin, women’s basketball head coach, said the award speaks to the type of person Buckley is on and off the court.
“Clearly the ...
Behind the Badge
Cedarville students regularly encounter campus safety members during the course of an average day. From replacing ID cards to unlocking a dorm lounge, the responsibilities of Cedarville campus safety are considerably varied. However, much of the work done by these officers is behind the scenes. Who are they, what do they do, and why do they do it? This article describes just a few of the several individuals of this department to provide some insight into those who serve Cedarville University....
Jesse Bowser: Apparel Designer
The sky — or rather his dorm room – is the limit for sophomore Jesse Bowser. Bowser, a graphic design major, uses his dorm room as a design studio for his apparel design business, Vernos Apparel, through which he sells T-shirts and sweatshirts with hand-printed designs he created.
“At the moment it’s all hand-done,” Bowser said. “I do it just out of a dorm. Everything people own has been 100 percent hand printed by myself.”
Bowser said his process includes sketching a design ...
Forensics Team Wins Big at Nationals
Every member of Cedarville’s forensic speech team brought home a trophy after competing in the National Christian College Forensics Invitational in California in early March.
The team placed first in speech in Division II out of 26 other teams and first in sweepstakes, which is uncommonly good according to Rebecca Adams, freshman business management major and forensic speech member.
“All seven of us broke to semifinals or finals and that’s not a common thing. It’s pretty unheard ...
Cedars Trio Wins National Awards
A trio of Cedars reporters recently earned first place for in-depth reporting in the Society for Professional Journalists national writing contest for college students.
Holly McClellan, Zack Anderson and Mary Miller were recognized for their work as part of the annual Mark of Excellence Awards. SPJ will recognize first-place national winners at the Excellence in Journalism 2014 conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Sept. 4-6.
The winning entry in the small school division (fewer than 10,000 ...
Just Sayin’: The End.
Hard as it may be to believe, my four years here at Cedarville are finally coming to a close. Four years filled with late-night Taco Bell runs, hastily written papers, tiny dorm rooms and disastrous intramural dodgeball teams. The greatest four years I could imagine.
This place and these people have meant so much to me and have had an immeasurable impact on my life and future. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior, never take for granted the time you’ve been given here. ...
Hero or Traitor? The Ethics of Snowden’s Surveillance Leak
In May 2013, Edward Snowden traveled from Hawaii to Hong Kong where he met with journalist Glenn Greenwald and documentary director Laura Poitras. Since May, Snowden has released thousands of sensitive documents, revealing the existence of multiple surveillance programs, many run by the National Security Agency (NSA).
Snowden released numerous classified government documents to Greenwald and Poitras. He claimed that government agencies such as the NSA were abusing the power of mass surveil...
Putin’s Power on Display
Political unrest in the European nation Ukraine has been making world news since November 2013. On Nov. 21, President Viktor Yanukovych backed out of a trade deal with the European Union, which had been in process since February.
In December, Yanukovych tied closer bonds with Russia by sealing an economic trade deal to the outrage of Europe-supporting Ukrainians. After that, protestors took to the streets of Ukraine to express their discontent with Yanukovych.
For two months, protestors ...
Hobby Lobby Takes Contraceptives Case to Supreme Court
Hobby Lobby, a craft company created and owned by a Christian family, is arguing in the Supreme Court that its First Amendment rights have been violated by the government requirement to provide insurance with comprehensive contraceptive coverage.
This case is a response to the Affordable Care Act of 2010, which mandates all people and employers purchase acceptable insurance policies containing a certain threshold of requirements, including contraceptive coverage.
The Religious Freedom ...
Rethink Creative Launches Fundraiser
Rethink Creative, a small consulting group, launched an innovative fundraiser called Art for Orphans in February.
The team leading Art for Orphans sells original photography to raise funds for orphans in Zambia. Buyers can purchase the art online for $10 a picture or $1 for an iPhone background.
Art for Orphans began with a triangular friendship between Rethink leaders, social worker Katy Gibson and Cedarville admissions counselor Adam Brandt.
Rethink Creative provides artistic ...