Dr. Dixon Celebrates 80th Birthday
Remembering 60 years of leadership
by Benjamin Smid
Most people don’t frequently receive phone calls in the middle of the night. However, if you were president of a college and you gave out your number to the whole student body, with an offer for them to call you anytime they needed, you might.
This is what Cedarville’s former president, Dr. Paul Dixon, did during his presidency, which began 1979 and lasted 25 years.
Dixon celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 28, and he’s still ...
Changing Perceptions on Tattoos
Students and faculty discuss how tattoos relate to a professional appearance
by Zach Krauss
Do tattoos make it harder to get a job? With summer less than two months away, students are searching job boards and career portals to find summer or permanent employment.
For interviews, students are advised to dress correctly, submit a polished resume and give a firm handshake. Students try to present themselves as the best candidates for the job they want. Do tattoos play a role in this presentat...
Play Preview: ‘Spitfire Grill’
by Madeleine Mosher
On Thursday, April 4 at 8 p.m., Cedarville actors will perform the university’s first musical in two years, titled “The Spitfire Grill.”
The play stars three women: Percy Talbott, a former prisoner, Hannah Ferguson, a widow, and Shelby, the wife of Hannah’s nephew. The story centers around the titular Spitfire Grill as the three women bond through owning and operating it.
In addition to these three characters, there are four more, making the cast total seven ...
Cedarville softball looking to get on a roll in G-MAC play
by Jacob Bentley
In sports and in life it is hard into a rhythm. It’s even harder to get back into one. Well, that’s what the Cedarville Lady Jackets softball team did March 23 with a 3-2 victory over Findlay in the second game of a doubleheader.
The Lady Jackets started the season hot with seven victories in their first eight games. Not only that, but on March 13, the Lady Jackets were ranked the 19th best softball team in NCAA Division II. That’s the highest they have been ranked....
Cedars wins top state award, 6 categories in regional Society of Professional Journalists contest
The Ohio News Media Association and the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Cedars as one of the top college student newspapers in the region.
At the ONMA annual convention, Cedars won the Frank E. Deaner Award for Excellence in Collegiate Journalism for the seventh straight year. Cedars competed against eight other schools in Division B for schools under 10,000 in enrollment. In the SPJ Region 4 (Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania) competition, Cedars won six ...
Movie Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’
by Hunter Johnson
After two feature films, four short films, and 118 episodes of a tv show, the “How To Train Your Dragon” franchise has finally reached its end with “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.”
“The Hidden World” follows Hiccup and his dragon Toothless as their village of Berk acts as a massive refugee camp for all dragons who need it.
To put it in a single word, this film is epic. And that’s not a reference to how enjoyable it is — although it certainly ...
Movie Review: ‘Captain Marvel’
by Ian Sarmiento
From Spider-Man to Captain America, Marvel Studios has had a lot of fun recreating beloved characters while crafting memorable action scenes and big moments of comedy. “Captain Marvel” joins in the fun as audiences are introduced to the MCU’s newest hero.
“Captain Marvel” is co-directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, known for their films “Mississippi Grind” and “Sugar.” The directors took Marvel’s newest movie and made it unique to their style, making it ...
Through A Culture’s Eyes: Cedarville’s Foreign Film Series
Cedarville cultivates diverse minds by providing students with cultural artifacts through the showing of foreign films
by Benjamin Smid
The way that people entertain themselves teaches a lot about the culture they live in. According to a report done by IBISWorld, the global film industry is worth $136 billion as of 2018.
Most movies produced in the U.S. are a product of Hollywood and are very reflective of American culture.
But the U.S. is not the only country that makes movies, believe ...
Book Review: ‘Sunny Side Up’
by Sarah Pennington
If you were to have breakfast with Jesus, what might He say to you? That is the question that Cedarville professor Dan DeWitt answers in his latest book, “Sunny Side Up: The Breakfast Conversation That Could Change Your Life.” Taking his cues from Jesus’ conversation with Peter in John 21, DeWitt explores some of the issues that hinder Christians in doing what they’re called to do. He also provides practical applications and questions for readers to ponder as they ...
Yellow Jackets Win G-MAC Tournament Opener
by Tim Miller
The No. 4 Cedarville Yellow Jackets returned to the G-MAC Tournament after a one-year hiatus and won 81-77 over No. 5 Ohio Dominican on Tuesday night. The Yellow Jackets led for the majority of the game, but didn't clearly have an advantage until the very end against the defending conference tournament champions.
The Yellow Jackets were lethal from deep, sniping 62 percent of their shots from behind the arc. All five starters were in double figures for Cedarville.