Book Review: ‘An Enchantment of Ravens’
by Sarah Pennington
Isobel, heroine of Margaret Rogerson’s debut novel “An Enchantment of Ravens,” is the finest portrait artist in all of Whimsy, the land between the mundane World Beyond and the forests where the fair folk—or faeries—dwell. For years, she has navigated through one bargain after another with these faeries, trading her art for enchantments, for the fair folk desire human Craft, since they themselves cannot any. But when Rook, the autumn prince, seeks her out for a ...
‘Bridging’ the Gap
Local homeless shelter ‘Bridges of Hope’ serves community needs
by Breanna Beers
In December of 2017, Bridges of Hope opened its doors to its first guests, converting a former elementary school into an emergency shelter.
The road to opening Bridges of Hope was a three-year process of prayer and persistence until finally the nonprofit organization was finally able to confirm their purchase of the former Simon Kenton Elementary School in Xenia. The building was slated for demolition, but ...
Movie Review: ‘Black Panther’
by Hunter Johnson
Marvel is known for making films about all different kinds of superheroes. They have made movies about a billionaire in a metal suit from LA, a kid in stars and stripes from Brooklyn, and an alien who flies around with a hammer. And now, the newest addition to this colorful cast of is a man who dresses up as a cat.
“Black Panther,” directed and written by Ryan Coogler, is the eighteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It tells the story of King T’Challa of ...
Yellow Jackets Eliminated from G-MAC Tournament Contention
By Joshua Stevens
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets lost another close game, this one against Lake Erie, in a 65-63 contest on Saturday. With the home loss, the Jackets (11-14, 6-12 G-MAC) were eliminated from G-MAC tournament contention. The Storm (13-13, 8-10) move up to seventh in the G-MAC standings.
In a messy first half where both teams had more turnovers than assists, the Jackets seemed to have the early edge. They forced some turnovers in the opening minutes and took advantage of them. ...
Cedarville Fights Off Lake Erie to Maintain Hold of G-MAC Lead
By Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets (21-5, 16-4 G-MAC) pulled away from the Lake Erie Storm to win on Saturday afternoon, 75-70. The game was a tale of two halves for Cedarville, but the Lady Jackets successfully got back to their usual ways in the second half to take control of the game and topple Lake Erie.
Freshman guard Ashlyn Huffman led the Lady Jackets for a career-high 22 points and dished out five assists. Huffman was also 9-10 from the free throw line. Huffman said her ...
Highlights: CU on Ice
A look into CU on Ice, an event hosted by Cedarville's School of Business Administration at Chiller Ice Rink in Springfield.
Photos by Sarah Vahhoihniang
Cedarville Stomps Ursuline to Control Own Destiny in G-MAC
By Tim Miller
The ailing Cedarville Lady Jackets (20-5, 15-4 G-MAC) took control of the G-MAC with their biggest win of the season on Thursday night, defeating Ursuline 82-54. With three games left, Cedarville moves to first place in the conference, owning the tiebreaker over Ursuline.
The win came on Cedarville's annual Play4Kay game, a night that spreads awareness of breast cancer and commemorates cancer survivors.
"That was an unbelievable environment," head coach Kari Hoffman said. ...
Cedars wins top awards in Ohio News Media Association collegiate newspaper contest
COLUMBUS – Cedars won its sixth straight Frank E. Deaner Award as the best small-college newspaper in Ohio at the recent Ohio News Media Association Convention.
Cedars placed first in seven of the 10 categories in Division B for schools with enrollment under 10,000. Eight schools entered the competition.
The Cedars placed first as a staff in the following categories:
News coverage ahead of Capital and Xavier. The judge cited broad campus and community coverage that ties in well ...