What’s Happening to the World?
It’s no secret that the Cedarville bubble is seemingly impenetrable by news.
You may catch a glimpse of FOX News or ESPN as you walk by the SSC Info Desk or work out in the fitness center. You attend chapel and pray for the tragedies that hit close to home, the people who are suffering. You skim Twitter and Facebook, catching the breaking news and click-bait stories composed of cats and GIFs. You may “like” or “favorite” the post, but odds are you do so without reading more than ...
Student Spotlight – Johnathan Coraccio: Dancer, Comedian
Johnathan Coraccio, a senior computer science major, said he dances and makes people laugh for the glory of God.
As a Christian, Coraccio said he draws his inspiration from God, knowing that he performs for God.
“When I dance, in my mind, it is my way of worshiping God to show, ‘Hey, this is something that he has given me a passion for,’” Coraccio said, “so I just want to point this back to him.”
Coraccio is the president of Cedarville’s dance org, Ayo, where he seeks ...
Purity and Redemption
Purity: the word may make you squirm. Physical purity, modesty and the like are emphasized at a young age, perhaps more so for tween and teen girls than for boys. But in a Christian community such as Cedarville University, the purity conversations must not be avoided, said Tara Winter, org adviser for Sanctify Ministries.
“The purity conversation you had when you were 12 or 13 looks a lot different when you are 19 or 20,” said Winter, the licensure, testing and accreditation coordinator ...
School of Nursing Turns 30, Keeps Mission
For three decades, Cedarville University’s School of Nursing has strived to educate nurses to use their ministry for Christ.
Karen Callan, director of nursing laboratory programs and facilities, was one of the first 30 students enrolled in the program in 1985.
“It was a big deal,” Callan said. “We were the guinea pigs, but in a good way. It was awesome.”
The vision and the mission
Callan said the work of Irene Alyn, the first director of the nursing program, was instrumental ...
Division I Transfer Starts Over, Serves Others
Starting over is hard to do, as Justice Montgomery would tell you.
A transfer athlete from American University, a Division I school, Montgomery has had to adjust to Cedarville this semester as a junior. According to himself, his coaches and his teammates, Montgomery brings not only talent to the men’s basketball team, but an unselfish spirit and a servant’s heart.
Montgomery has started over before, but that doesn’t make it any easier for him, he said. When he switched ...
Ohio Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana November 3rd
Ohioans will vote whether to legalize marijuana in the state on Election Day Nov. 3. Known as "Issue 3" because it is the third issue listed on the ballot, Ohioans will vote on a proposed state constitutional amendment that will legalize marijuana in Ohio if passed.
Under this amendment, Ohioans age 21 and older would be allowed to possess and consume up to one ounce of marijuana, and medical marijuana use would be allowed for citizens of any age with a certified medical illness. Individuals ...
Dr. Murdoch: Half a Century of Service
For some at Cedarville, it’s hard to imagine staying at the university for seven years to complete the Doctor of Pharmacy program. But Murray Murdoch, senior professor of history, has dedicated 50 years of his life to teaching and serving students at Cedarville.
Murdoch said his family has supported him and encouraged him throughout his lengthy career.
He and his wife Ruth have enjoyed 57 years of marriage and have two sons, Jim and Mark, who attended Cedarville. The couple also has ...
Jackets Win on Late Goal, Clinch 1st Round Bye
Cedarville clinched a first round bye in the conference tournament with a 3-2 win over Salem International, thanks to senior midfielder Zachary Harris’s late goal. In a game with eight yellow cards, two own goals, and over 40 fouls, a goal in the final minute of the game caused quite the excitement. Harris scored in the 89th minute to give Cedarville the 3-2 win.
Cedarville took an early 1-0 lead five minutes into the game. Freshman Joel Fullmer scored on a through ball from senior Jared ...
STP Preview: ‘Poe’
Senior theatre major Drew Poplin will retell Edgar Allan Poe’s final days in Poplin's original play 7 p.m. Oct. 23 in Alford Auditorium. Poplin's Senior Theatre Project (STP) "Poe" looks into Poe’s mysterious last days.
“They randomly found him (Poe) in Baltimore on a park bench delirious, took him to a hospital, and he died the next day," Poplin said. "So there’s a lot of mystery surrounding his life. This is a fictional story about the last days of his life – just purely ...