100 Students Attend Worship Camp
The CU summer camp prepares high-schoolers to be musicians
by Kristen Farley
Cedarville’s two-week Worship Camp hosted over 100 high school students this summer, making it one of the largest academic camps the university offers.
In 2009, Dr. Roger O’Neel, assistant chair of Worship and associate professor of Worship, and Jim Cato, associate vice president of Christian Ministries, founded the camps with the desire to see high school students equipped to serve their local churches with ...
Lady Jackets Drop First G-MAC Contest Against No. 17 Hillsdale
by Tim Miller
A young Cedarville Lady Jackets lineup was overmatched and overpowered by No. 17 Hillsdale on Saturday afternoon, loosing in a sweep. Cedarville (10-6, 5-1 G-MAC) didn't lead for a single point in the entire match.
The Lady Jackets drop their first game of conference play after winning the first five. After showing promise in the first set, only losing 25-21, they dropped the next two sets 25-13 and 25-16.
The tandem of junior middle hitter Lauren Willow and sophomore ...
Lady Jackets Sweep Findlay, Extend Win Streak to Five
By Abigail Hintz
The Lady Jackets volleyball team swept the Findlay University Oilers Friday night in their first home game in five weeks to extend their win streak to five games. The scores of 25-21, 25-20 and 25-17 were full of intensity and excitement from the team and their home crowd alike. The Jackets remain at the top of the G-MAC as they are unbeaten in the conference.
The team was led once again by sophomore Liene Miller who contributed 17 kills and 15 digs. Junior Lauren Willow ...
Students Dress to Express Beliefs on Abortion
The Message Dress movement hopes to shift the abortion conversation from hate to love
by Zach Krauss
During winter break of 2018, Sue Edwards brainstormed ways to positively impact the conversations about abortion.
She developed an idea that is now known on campus and in pro-life communities across the country as the Message Dress.
Edwards' original creation was a dress covered in baby clothes.
As the movement has spread, some began wearing an ordinary dress with an article of baby ...
Cedarville Secures Three Division I Exhibitions
by Tim Miller
Fresh off a 2019 season that ended with a NCCAA Division I National Championship banner, the Cedarville University men’s basketball team will surge into this season with three exhibitions against NCAA Division I programs. The Yellow Jackets will travel to Valparaiso, Ohio State, and Dayton on Oct. 19, Oct. 30 and Nov. 2.
Head coach Pat Estepp said he has been in contact with Dayton and Ohio State for exhibitions since he took over the program in 2008. While in past years the ...
The Freedom Dividend
Ramifications of the #YangGang’s Support for Universal Basic Income
by Alex Hentschel
A guaranteed stipend each month to meet basic needs and make ends meet, guaranteed for all citizens regardless of employment status? That’s the vision encapsulated in the term “universal basic income,” popularized by presidential hopeful Andrew Yang of the Democratic party.
Universal basic income (UBI) is a type of social security that guarantees a certain amount of money to every citizen within a ...
Living the Dream
Lola’s Mexican Restaurant now open on Main Street
by Breanna Beers
“Nobody told me about the weather,” exclaimed Carlos Martinez, the owner and founder of Lola’s Mexican Restaurant, set to open on Cedarville’s Main Street in the coming weeks.
While regrettable compared to the year-round 65-85 degrees of his hometown of Degollado Jalisco, Mexico, dealing with Ohio snow was the least of the obstacles in Carlos’ way as he pursued his lifelong dream of owning his own restaurant.
Dayton Strong: Recovery in the Wake of Mass Shooting
by Chloie Benton
On Aug. 4, the Dayton community fell to its knees after Ohio’s largest mass shooting claimed the lives of nine people and injured 27 others. The 24-year-old gunman entered the popular Oregon District early Sunday morning with an AR-15-style assault rifle and a 100-round drum magazine. He fired for 32 seconds, killing nine, including his sister, Megan, before the police shot and killed him in the doorway of a packed bar.
Rose Tyler, a Dayton resident and friend of the ...
Biblical Sexuality Explained To Female Students Through “The Talk”
By Lydia Switzer
Laughter and friendly conversation fill the lecture hall as young women chat and catch up from their weeks. By 7:00 pm, the room is almost completely full, with people continuing to filter in as the event begins. The event that so many have shown up to attend isn’t a group meeting, a political speaker, or even a movie showing; it’s the third week of an all-female seminar on Biblical sexuality.
The series, called “The Talk,” began in 2016 through the leadership of ...
Maddox Welcomes New Resident Director
by Breanna Beers
Brianna Ackerman, an Ohio native with a passion for discipleship, is excited to pour into 230 college women in what she calls her “dream job” as resident director in Maddox.
However, Cedarville University was not originally part of Ackerman’s plan. She moved here in 2016 when she married her husband, Daniel Ackerman, a Masters of Divinity student at Cedarville. The move required her to leave her family and friends in her hometown of Wooster and give up her job with a ...