year : 2019 122 results

Professor Profile: Creative Writing Professor Satisfied in Christ

Professor Graff enjoys the teaching lifestyle By Madeleine Mosher Andrew Graff was walking down the sidewalk at Lawrence University, where he was a student, when he was stopped by a little boy who jumped from behind a bush to the sidewalk.  The boy did a “Michael Jackson spin move,” Graff said, and, at the end, held a tract out to Graff.  Looking at it, Graff read, “Do you want to change your life? Gospel of Luke. Church of Christ.”  “Yes,” Graff thought.  Unbekn...

Back For More: 1 Senior Year Not Enough for Wolford

By Tim Miller Abby Wolford’s career didn’t end the way she wanted it to. She missed her final shot and didn’t score in the final quarter of a thrashing at the hands of Kentucky Wesleyan in a G-MAC semifinal a season ago. Before that final game, Wolford had suffered and recovered from two ACL tears that ended two of her seasons before they started. She also battled through countless other knicks, bruises and even a concussion to close her career at Cedarville. Even so, she nearly ...

Sara Olivarez: Glorifying God Through Injury

By Tim Smith On September 4, the Cedarville women’s soccer team took the field against West Virginia Wesleyan for the second game of the season. Sophomore Sara Olivarez started the match in the midfield for Cedarville, and she was ready to play her best. But late in the second half, Olivarez went down.  The problem was not evident right away, but something was wrong with her right leg. The expectations were optimistic that she would probably miss only two or three weeks of action. But ...

Vaping Kills?

What we know (and don’t) about the e-cigarette illness outbreak By Alex Hentschel Over the past few months, hundreds have been hospitalized for symptoms such as coughing, chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue and vomiting. Health professionals are exasperated, as lung scans reveal no cause of infection. There is, however, one common thread between the patients: they vape. Vaping, the “safe alternative to cigarettes,” is a national public health crisis. According to an October 3 ...

‘Liberate Hong Kong: Revolution of our Time’

How the protests started, where they’re going, and what they’re all about Some wear masks to protect their identities; some gather behind umbrellas, a Hong Kong symbol of protest; others don gas masks to defend themselves against tear gas used by police. They, along with reportedly millions of others in Hong Kong, have been protesting the increasing interference of the Chinese government in the island’s affairs for the past four months.  The protests began in June, after a piece of ...

Duerr Running for Beavercreek City Council

By Zach Krauss International studies professor Dr. Glen Duerr is campaigning to become  a member of the Beavercreek City Council. Duerr is one of  four candidates running for three open spots for the election taking place this November. He views the chance to run for council as a way to serve his city, especially during a time when his three children are entering the school system. His platform is founded on “strong community, thriving businesses, and local issues.”  Duerr ...

Lady Jackets Backward Sweep Trevecca in Nail-Biter

by Tim Miller Cedarville head coach Greg Smith said after last night's ugly loss to Kentucky Wesleyan, the Lady Jackets better come ready to play on Saturday. While it was in the third set before the Lady Jackets woke up, they knocked off Trevecca in five sets thanks to a backward sweep. Cedarville (15-9, 7-3 G-MAC) dropped the first two sets 25-18 and 25-14 before winning the final three 25-20, 25-13, and 15-11. "We knew coming back today that we needed to take care of business," Emily ...

Men’s Soccer Preparing For Strong Tournament Run

By Tim Smith As the soccer season draws to a close, the focus shifts onto the next challenge: the postseason. For the Cedarville men, the future is bright. The Yellow Jackets head into the last four games of the season with a record of 9-2-6 and 6-2-5 in conference play. The Cedarville men are also in third place in the G-MAC conference, behind only Ohio Valley and Lake Erie. The guys have high expectations around them, and they hope to live up to them. What has lead up to this point? ...

Lady Jackets Hopeful to Win G-MAC Tournament

By Abigail Hintz The 2019 Cedarville women’s soccer regular season is winding down, which means the excitement for the postseason tournament is growing. At the time this article was written, the team was 11-5 overall and 10-2 in the G-MAC. They are in second place in the G-MAC, which allows them to host their first tournament game. The Lady Jackets won 10 of their last 11 matches, including each of their final eight. Sophomore forward Aleah Martone said she is excited about the possibil...

Frustrations High as Cedarville is Swept by Kentucky Wesleyan

By Abigail Hintz A scrappy Kentucky Wesleyan team took down the Cedarville Lady Jackets in straight sets with scores of 25-23, 25-10 and 25-15. The promise the Jackets showed in the first quickly fell to numerous errors and a lack of intensity. They now move to 14-9, with a record of 6-3 in the G-MAC, keeping them in fourth place. Cedarville was led by sophomore outside hitter Liene Miller, who came away with 14 kills and six digs. Sophomore outside hitter Sara Beste contributed six kills ...