“The Peanut Butter Falcon” Review
By Hunter Johnson
In “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” writers and directors Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz turn what could’ve been a standard retelling of the Huckleberry Finn story into a modern tale of discovery between a redneck fisherman and a runaway person with Down Syndrome.
Zak (played by Zack Gottsagen) is in his early twenties and has been treated differently his whole life because he has Down Syndrome. Having no family to look after him, he lives in a retirement home, ...
Fisher Duo Uses Performances to Inspire
by Michael Cleverly
Christopher Fisher established and directs a program called Project Inspirare because they want to reach this generation and the generation to come with a passion for classical music.
One way Christopher and his wife, Katherine, try to do this is through public piano performances, like the one they gave Thursday in the Dixon Ministry’s Center Recital Hall.
Christopher and Kathrine Fisher played about twenty-five songs by four different composers: Samuel Barber, ...
NASA-Themed Talent Show Prepares the Stage For the Stars of the Class of 2023
by Zach Krauss
The winning acts at this year’s New Student Talent Show involved “Mary Had a Little Lamb” and a Rubix cube.
Students gathered in Stingers Saturday at 7 and 9 p.m. to watch freshmen and incoming transfer students compete in 10 acts for the most talented student at the NASA-themed performances.
Balloons and colorful lights framed the five duo and five solo acts, all of which were musical except for the Rubix cube show.
After each showing, audiences voted ...
Encountering New Worlds
Cedarville’s musical faculty to showcase their talents for students throughout the year
By Katie Milligan
The Cedarville University Musical Department’s performing faculty members are continuing the annual Faculty Recital Series into the 2019-2020 school year with a focus on glorifying God through their talent, educating students about music, and communicating a deep love for their craft.
The Faculty Recital series kicked off on September 6th with the Elias piano-violin duo. It will ...
Women’s Soccer Beats ODU 1-0 in Dramatic Overtime Victory
By Abigail Hintz
The Lady Jackets opened their 2019 G-MAC season with an overtime 1-0 win over current G-MAC leaders Ohio Dominican University. Coming off of a similar 1-0 outcome over West Virginia Wesleyan, the Jackets move to 2-3 on the season with a 1-0 G-MAC record. Sophomore forward Aleah Martone scored the winning goal in the 99th minute on a penalty kick.
Goalkeeper Allison Garlock had a busy night but kept the clean sheet, facing 13 shots and six on goal. Forward Olivia Hoffman led ...
Tragedy Inspires Elias Duo Performance
by Madeleine Mosher
Before Thursday, violinist Carlos Elias and his wife, pianist Andrea Arese-Elia, hadn't performed together in over six months.
Since last December, they’ve been grieving their friend and fellow musician, Andra Lunde Padrichelli, who passed away due to cancer that month.
The Eliases’ dedicated their returning concert to her.
Elias and Padrichelli were both professors at Cedarville. Elias teaches violin, and Padrichelli taught cello. The Eliases moved ...
Yellow Jackets Conquer California PA 4-0
by Tim Smith
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets earned their first notch in the win column on Saturday night, defeating the California (PA) Vulcans 4-0. After a disappointing start against Slippery Rock on Thursday, the Cedarville men looked like a different team against the Vulcans. Their passes were on target, their defense was formidable, and their offense was unstoppable.
The first half of play was defined by the Yellow Jackets' constant possession of the ball. Working the whole field, the ...
Jackets Volleyball Finishes Invite With Dramatic 3-2 Loss To Greyhounds
by Abigail Hintz
Long volleys and scrappy play were the name of the game in Cedarville volleyball’s final game of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite in which they were handed a 3-2 loss to the University of Indianapolis. It was a hard fought battle by both teams with scores of 25-18, 25-22, 23-25, 22-25 and 9-15. The Jackets now have a record of 1-2.
Despite the loss, head coach Greg Smith said was happy with the performance and the weekend as a whole.
“It showed a lot of who we ...
Cedarville Volleyball Swept Against Anderson
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets suffered a disappointing loss to the Anderson (SC) Trojans in front of a monster crowd on Friday night, losing 28-26, 25-18, and 25-20. Cedarville falls to 1-1 on the season after beating Northwood to open their season at the Cedarville University Invite.
"Credit to Anderson, they're a very good team," head coach Greg Smith said after the loss. "They won the conference last year and they gave us a lot of troubles. They stepped up their game."
Cedarville Volleyball Sweeps Northwood In Home Opener
by Abigail Hintz
The Cedarville University volleyball team opened the 2019 season with a sweep over Northwood University on Saturday afternoon in their first match of the 2019 Cedarville University Invite. It was clearly a game of momentum, with scores of 25-21, 25-15 and 25-23.
Head coach Greg Smith was impressed with the fight his team showed.
“One of the things we really talked about was just having grit when we play and that really showed up today,” he said. “We were down in ...