Review: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
Cedarville’s “Fiddler on the Roof” resonated well with the majority of the crowd as opening night ended with a standing ovation.
The show begins outside of Tevye’s home in Anatevka, and the audience is introduced to the fiddler on the roof. Tevye sets up the play with this metaphor: “But here, in our little village of Anatevka, you might say every one of us is a fiddler on the roof trying to scratch out a pleasant, simple tune without breaking his neck.”
The citizens of ...
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Brian McCray is a junior studio art major and an arts & entertainment writer for Cedars. He enjoys drawing, writing, watching movies and composing short bios of himself.
Second Half Surge Lifts Jackets
The Cedarville men’s basketball team scored 52 points in the second half to pull away from cross county rival Wilberforce in Thursday's 91-73 non-conference home victory.
The Yellow Jackets locked down defensively in the opening minutes, forcing a Wilberforce timeout less than two minutes into the game after a Cedarville jumped out to a 6-0 lead. The Jackets built the lead to as high as 13, but Wilberforce wouldn't go away easily. The Bulldogs kept the game in reach and stormed back ...
Lady Jackets Extend Winning Streak to Eight Games
The Cedarville University women's basketball team hosted the Wilberforce University Bulldogs Thursday night. The Lady Jackets entered the game on a seven game win streak, hoping to crack the USA Today top 25 poll for Division II.
Cedarville took care of business in their quest for the top 25, winning 85-40. They did not make many mistakes in this game. Senior guard Raegan Ryan slashed into the paint to score a tough left-handed lay-up to start things off. The Lady Jackets would go on to ...
Preview: ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
Cedarville’s theatre department brings to life the story of a poor milkman, Tevye, and his family, as told in the classic play “Fiddler on the Roof.” The musical, set in the Russian-Jewish community of Anatevka, visits the Cedarville stage Jan. 29–31 and Feb. 6–8.
Junior Robert Rhodes, who plays Tevye, said his character is very set on what is traditional, which becomes a powerful theme throughout the play.
Tevye’s wife, Golde, played by junior Anna Porter, is the matriarch of ...
Lady Jackets Win Big Against Ohio Valley
The Cedarville women's basketball team easily handled the visiting Ohio Valley Fighting Scots Thursday night, cruising to an 80-40 victory.
The Lady Jackets jumped out to a quick lead in a home contest against the Scots. The two teams traded baskets with Cedarville maintaining a slight lead. With about ten minutes left in the first half, Cedarville broke the game wide open and didn’t look back.
They initially struggled with the Scots' full court pressure, but once the Jackets figured ...
Offense Powers Jackets to Conference Win
The Cedarville men’s basketball team set a season-high in points scored in their 91-81 win over G-MAC opponent Ohio Valley Thursday night at the Callan Athletic Center.
On offense, it was a three man show for Cedarville in the first half. After giving up a deep three-pointer in the opening seconds and turning the ball over on their first two possessions, an Austin Pickett dunk off of a breakaway steal gave the Yellow Jackets a much needed burst of energy. They played the remainder of ...
Movie Review: ‘American Sniper’
A slew of war related movies have hit theaters in the past few months.
October moviegoers were given "Fury," a World War II movie about a tank crew and the grim reality of war. The moving story of a former Olympian-turned-Air Force Pilot and prison camp victim was portrayed in "Unbroken," which was released on Christmas day. And this month, "American Sniper," the highly anticipated movie based on the autobiography of the same title about Chris Kyle, was released.
The intense trailers for ...
‘Harry Potter’ According to Filmgate
Cedarville's student film org, Filmgate, is in the post-production stages of a shot-by-shot remake of one of the beginning scenes of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.”
Filmgate was formed to give film students the opportunity to work in an actual creative setting of the filmmaking process. The organization was supposed to be created long before it was, but did not have the energy or committed members to begin.
“Josh (Sommers) gave it the energy to get it started,” said ...