Engineering Freshman Not the Only Teams Battling at Annual Cardboard Boat Race
By Zach Krauss
Cedarville university students, faculty, and staff strived to get their team across Cedarville University’s lake during the 25th annual Cardboard Canoe Races.
Every fall semester during Homecoming Weekend, freshman engineering students are required to build a cardboard canoe out of only cardboard and packaging tape that can hold up the weight of two students rowing across the lake.
The Engineering Profession class is a one credit class that is a graduation requirement ...
Movie Review: “Venom”
by Hunter Johnson
As many people know, “Venom” has just hit theatres and while it’s certainly not a financial failure, it’s getting less than favorable reception from the critics. But it’s important to understand where this movie came from. How does a movie about one of Spider-Man’s greatest foes get made without Spider-Man in it?
Sony Pictures has been trying to get their grip on superhero filmmaking for a long time now. They’ve had the film rights to everything related to ...
Play Review: ‘Fools’
by Summer Lange
“Fools”, the story of a bright schoolteacher determined to educate a town cursed with ignorance, as performed by Cedarville’s talented students, left the audience in uproarious laughter on opening night.
The comedy, written by the late Neil Simon, begins with an optimistic Leon Tolchinsky, played by the fantastic Jeremy Smith, explaining to the audience why he has come to the small village of Kulyenchikov, Ukraine: he has been hired by Dr. Zubritsky (Nathan Robertson) ...
Book Review: ‘A Thousand Perfect Notes”
by Sarah Pennington
Beck Keverich’s life is controlled by his piano. Perhaps that’s why he hates it more than anything else in his life. Or perhaps he just hates everything it represents: his own depression, his wreck of a life, and his abusive mother, a former concert pianist who’s determined that her son will carry on her legacy. Her dream ties Beck to the piano for hours on end, practicing until every note is perfect, leaving him little time for schoolwork, friendships, or even sleep. ...
Yellow Jackets Overcome No. 6 OVU in Homecoming Thriller
by Tim Smith
The Cedarville men's soccer team upset No. 6-ranked Ohio Valley Scots 1-0 on Saturday evening. The match was a big win for the team, as Ohio Valley sports a talented squad. However, their talent was not enough to out the Jackets.
The game started with strong play, as both defenses stood tall and forced a 0-0 score into halftime. Possession appeared to be spread evenly, with both squads earning scoring opportunities and defensive wins.
Coming out of halftime, the intensity ...
Lady Jackets Soccer Rocked by Grand Valley State
by Tim Smith
The Cedarville Lady Jackets knew they were facing a long and difficult battle against No. 2 Grand Valley State on Saturday afternoon. Grand Valley State won the match 5-0 in a hard-fought match.
Both defenses started strong, and the match was scoreless entering the 20th minute. But Grand Valley struck first in that time, taking the lead 1-0. The remaining 25 minutes of the half would stay scoreless, however, as both squads battled for possession.
The Lakers, though, would ...
New Pharmacy Supports Downtown
Cedar Care LLC meets community needs and keeps downtown Cedarville thriving
by Madeleine Mosher
When Glenn Fawcett, owner of the hardware store on Main Street in Cedarville, died in December 2017, he had owned the store for about 18 years. Dr. Cliff Fawcett, assistant professor of nursing at Cedarville and Glenn’s brother, remembered Glenn’s connections to the community of Cedarville.
“Everyone knew who he was,” Cliff said.
Glenn was Cliff’s elder by 10 years, and Cliff said ...
New Look for a New Year
Over the summer, Cedarville renovated the Stevens Student Center to give it a fresh new look
by Madeleine Mosher and Shelby McGuire
Unless you’re incredibly unobservant or have somehow managed to avoid Chuck’s for this long, you’ve probably noticed that the SSC is no longer pink and purple, but rather white. And gray. And blue. That’s because it got a makeover during the summer.
Cedarville had been wanting to take on the renovation for some time, Creative Director Chad Jackson ...
Play Preview: ‘Fools’
by Emma Waywood
If the stress of school is making you feel like a fool, the DeVries Theatre production of “Fools” is the perfect remedy to the classroom blues.
Surprisingly witty and chock-full of comedic gold, this show will make you understand what it really means to find self-worth.
Set in a late 19th century village, we follow the character of Leon Tolchinsky, a teacher who tutors a young girl named Sophia. He soon discovers that this humble town is cursed with a plague of ...