Creation vs. Evolution
Debates on the origin of mankind have grown increasingly scarce in recent years, says Cedarville geology professor John Whitmore. Public discussions between creationists and evolutionists were quite common throughout the 1970s and the early ’80s. Since then they have grown less prevalent.
But on Feb. 4, Bill Nye the Science Guy will debate Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis, at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Ky. The debate will seek to answer the question, “Is creation a viable ...
The Costs of Accreditation
Accreditation is expensive. Cedarville continues to shell out money every year to keep the university up to date on accreditation regulations. But what is accreditation and is it worth the cost?
Accreditation is a process used to determine the quality and integrity of education in America. This process requires schools to meet and maintain certain standards in academics, administration and related services to be accredited.
The Department of Education is adding more regulations and ...
Over the past four and a half years, people have been receiving unemployment checks for extended periods of time. However, on Dec. 28, Congress failed to add the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act to the new budget, which did not allow the plan to be extended into 2014.
Since the 2010 unemployment peak, the number of people out of work and actively job hunting has decreased. President Barack Obama said in his first national address of 2014, “Businesses have created more than ...
Knockout Game Hits Across U.S.
Random assault has occurred throughout history, but has it ever been motivated by a game?
A dangerous phenomenon called the knockout game has recently gained increasing popularity and media coverage throughout the nation.
Besides indicating a shameful digression in basic ethical standards, the knockout game has resulted in the death of several victims.
The Knockout Game, also known as “Knockout King,” “Knock ’Em and Drop ’Em” or “One-Hitter-Quitter,” occurs when an ...
He woke up. He went to Kohl’s. He went to Bed Bath and Beyond.
The incoming college freshman finished some last-minute shopping for college and piled it all on a bed in his family’s spare bedroom. It was Aug. 14, 2012. In two days he was leaving to start his freshman year as an engineering major at Cedarville.
However, instead of enjoying his last few days hanging out with friends and sleeping in his own bedroom like he had planned, that night Marvin Major lay comatose in Miami Valley ...
What Is the Best Campus Visit?
CU Fridays bring a lot of prospective students to campus and will continue to be a strategic recruitment tool.
“Students who visit campus are significantly more likely to enroll,” said Roscoe Smith, associate vice president for university admissions. “For people who don’t visit campus, there’s only about a 10 percent chance that they’re going to enroll.”
Personalized visits, however, are more ideal for the faculty and prospective students, faculty and admissions staff ...
Lady Jackets Put on Offensive Show for Lil’ Sibs
The Cedarville women’s basketball team used high powered offense to pull out a victory tonight, their sixth in the last seven outings, against G-MAC rival Central State, outlasting the Marauders 101-87 on Lil’ Sibs Weekend.
After a slow start offensively in the early minutes of the game, the Lady Jacketscaught fire, lighting it up for 48 points on 52 percent shooting in the first half led by Raegan Ryan’s 15 points. Central State tried to keep pace, but the Lady Jackets pulled away ...
Visiting Marauders Defeat Yellow Jackets
The Central State Marauders tallied 11 steals as they defeated the Yellow Jacket men’s basketball team at Cedarville 84-69 on Saturday, Feb. 1. This loss puts Cedarville’s record at 5-13 overall and 3-3 in the G-MAC, the Yellow Jackets’ Division II NCAA conference.
Despite putting up the first points on the scoreboard, the Yellow Jackets were unable to keep pace with the visiting Marauders. The Marauders took an early lead and never looked back.
The Yellow Jackets made several ...
Cedarville Falls Short On World Record Atempt
A Cedarville org attempted a world record Saturday night.
The record was for the world’s largest knockout game, a record set by Iowa State at 571 people. Cedarville’s knockout game reached 291 people.
Delta Alpha Epsilon, an alumni-based org on campus, organized the game to raise money for their spring break MIS trip to Eleuthra, a small island in the Bahamas. On the MIS trip, they will be working with Ryan and Emily Flunker, who are Cedarville alumni and administrators at Windermere High ...
‘Tunes and Tales’ To Bring Music Literacy to Community Children
“Tunes and Tales” is a musical story hour featuring a reading of “The Velveteen Rabbit” that will be hosted at Cedarville University on Feb. 1. According to Sandra Yang, assistant professor of music history, “Our goal is to reach out to the community."
“Tunes and Tales” is the first event under a larger program series called Bach’s Literacy Series, which the department of music and worship hopes to offer in annual events. This year's series is jointly sponsored by music and ...