Freshman Worship Major Writes from the Heart
Noah Ayers hopes to impact others with his music
By Madeleine Mosher
Noah Ayers loved music even before he was born.
As an unborn baby, Ayers would kick in rhythm with the drumbeats in the music at his family’s church. After he was born, Ayers said he wouldn’t fall asleep until his parents played rock music for him.
“It’s just always been in my veins,” he said.
It’s no surprise, then, that now, as a freshman Worship and Broadcasting double-major at Cedarville, he’s ...
Gallery: Gridiron Classic 2019
Photos by Carrie Bergan and Matthew McMahon
The 2019 Gridiron Classic took place on Nov. 8. The event saw female dorms Printy and Maddox compete, as well as male dorms Lawlor and the Hill. Printy won 7-0 to win after dropping the game to Maddox last season. Lawlor won 17-0 in a dominating performance by the Lawlor defense for its fourth straight win in the series.
Lady Jackets Win Tight Home Opener
by Tim Miller
During the preseason, head coach Kari Hoffman said she expected her Cedarville Lady Jackets to struggle at times defensively and to possibly lose tight matchups early in the season. While suffering mentally incrementally during their home opener, Cedarville was able to edge Christian Brothers 76-71 on Saturday evening in the first close game of the Lady Jackets' young season.
Senior guard Abby Wolford played like a true conference player of the year candidate with 25 points on ...
Cedarville Upsets Walsh on Senior Day Behind Miller’s 30 Kills
by Tim Miller
After a deflating loss to Malone last night that projected them as a visiting team to open the G-MAC Tournament this Tuesday, the Cedarville Lady Jackets came back with fury to beat the Walsh Cavaliers in three sets on Saturday afternoon. The 3-0 win came on Senior Day for the Lady Jackets.
Cedarville won the sets 25-20, 27-25, and 25-23 for the Lady Jackets' fifth sweep of the season. Head coach Greg Smith commended his seniors, who although haven't had a huge collect...
By Joshua Stevens
‘Behold the Lamb of God’ by Andrew Peterson
From the history of Moses and the Israelites to the birth of Christ, Andrew Peterson’s “Behold the Lamb of God” isn’t an album. It’s a Biblical history lesson.
Eight months after the Christian singer/songwriter spoke and performed at Cedarville University, Peterson has released his newest album. It showcases his unique songwriting ability, while also putting a spin on a Christmas classic and other old favorites.
Professor Profile: Gosser Teaches the Art of Balance
By Zach Krauss
Aaron Gosser, associate professor of art, is passionate about impacting his students and their creative outlook on the world. Gosser teaches art students of all years and has the opportunity to walk with his students through their educational development as artists.
“My position allows me to meet freshmen in early introductory courses, as well as grow with them through intermediate studio classes and even share with them capstone experience of senior exhibition,” Gosser ...
The Unsung Members of Cedarville Basketball
By Joshua Decker
Every season, the Cedarville basketball teams suit up for their seasons with the players and coaches garnering the spotlight. However, one group rarely sees the spotlight. Nevertheless, it is a valuable part of the team: student assistants.
Student assistants, SAs for short, are students who volunteer their time to help with the basketball team. Both the men’s and women’s team have a couple SAs to help in the 2019-20 season. Responsibilities for SAs include assignments ...
The Real First Thanksgiving
Editor’s Note: The original version of this column in the print issue contained unintended similarities to a different op-ed published elsewhere in 2011. It has also been edited for clarity of historical fact and to better reflect the thoughts of the author.
By Alex Hentschel
Let’s leap into a heavy subject with a bit of a joke: If April showers bring May flowers, what do, May flowers bring?
Get it? No? Maybe wait until the end of the column.
As we prepare to spend ...
Cedarville Students Reflect on Grandparents’ Impact
Students share the stories that shaped their lives.
By Breanna Beers
On Nov. 1, Cedarville University celebrated Grandparents Day. Several students, including both those who participated in the campus activities and those whose grandparents were unable to visit, took the opportunity to reflect on how their grandparents’ influence has shaped their lives.
Ethan Doerstling - Freshman
Doerstling’s grandmother escaped East Germany over the Berlin Wall in 1951 when she was 22 years old. ...
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.