CU Fridays and Mondays Give Students a Look Into Campus Life
By Lauren Ryan
When she applied to Cedarville, Hailey Rogers didn’t know anything about the school. She said she applied because the Lord urged her to. After receiving her acceptance letter, she attended a CU Friday.
A student worker from Cedarville picked her up from the airport, and she said she was impressed by the kind service and genuine conversation. Rogers instantly felt at ease. She wanted to study Early Childhood Education, which happened to be the same major as the girl who ...
Just Sayin’ – Is Twitter the New Fireside Chat?
By Alex Hentschel
How has the use of Twitter by the presidency affected our political landscape? I know, I know, history and politics is not as interesting as the other fun topics I’ve submitted this semester. But, having done a ton of research on this for my capstone, I found it super interesting – and a lot of people I talked to at least pretended to be interested when I mentioned it to them. Since this is my column, you just have to listen to what I have to say. Heh.
Twitter has an ...
Rinnova Drink Popularity Poll
Before we had to leave campus, Cedars conducted a student survey about Rinnova preferences. We thought you'd still be interested even though it will be fall semester or a future homecoming before you can order your favorite coffee or tea again.
BREAKING: Cedarville University Will Finish Semester Online, Commencement Postponed
by Tim Miller
Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White tearfully announced Friday morning in an online chapel session that students will not return to campus for the remainder of the semester because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Though the grim reality seemed inevitable, the decision wasn’t official until the president’s cabinet met Thursday afternoon.
“My heart wants us to be back on campus. I long to sing praises to God alongside you, celebrate with you at Elliv and graduation, ...
Students, Teacher from Cedarville Not Returning to China Because of Coronavirus
by Michael Cleverley
Cedarville University student Annie Yimiao won’t be going home to spend the summer with her family as she originally planned. China, where the coronavirus began, is her home.
“If I want to go back, I can still go back, but because of the situation I don’t want to go back, because I might get infected,” Yimiao said.
However, she said she’s glad that she, as well as her sister, who attends the University of Cincinnati, are in the U.S. and not with their ...
The Origins and Present Status of COVID-19
by Brianna Coffey
Editor's note: Use the links below for updated numbers. The numbers in this story are as of March 16.
The coronavirus began as a problem on the other side of the world. Now it is a global problem, one that has turned typical college students into online students, shut down large and small gatherings and changed everyone’s routine.
As of March 16, the World Health Organization reports 168,000 confirmed cases and over 6,600 deaths associated with COVID-19. The World ...
Coronavirus Causes G-MAC to Cancel Spring Athletics
by Abigail Hintz
Sports around the world are coming to a standstill, and collegiate athletics are next in line.
The G-MAC announced this morning that spring athletics would be cancelled as a result of the global pandemic, COVID-19 (coronavirus). The official statement is below.
Updated official #GreatMidwest Statement regarding #Covid_19 https://t.co/2WRJDXriq4 pic.twitter.com/kgxNuRe2Rb— Great Midwest (@GreatMidwestAC) March 13, 2020
The announcement comes just two days after ...
Lady Jackets Season Over as NCCAA Cancels National Tournament
by Tim Miller
The NCCAA announced yesterday that it has canceled its women's basketball national tournament. The tournament, that was supposed to take place next week, included the Cedarville Lady Jackets.
The cancellation, to no surprise, is due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. In a release, the NCCAA said it hopes to "mitigate the further spread of COVID-19." Cancellations are sweeping the nation in light of the outbreak, as professional leagues are suspending play and college ...
Team Effort Leads to Cedarville Win in NCCAA Midwest Regional Game
by Tim Miller
Homecourt advantage will likely be a moot aspect of basketball for the coming weeks with the spread of the coronavirus.
Luckily for the Cedarville Lady Jackets, they didn't need fans as they beat Roberts Wesleyan in an empty gym to open the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament on Wednesday evening, 92-62. The Lady Jackets took control of the game in the second half, blowing out Roberts Wesleyan 65-25 in the final 20 minutes.
The game took place in front of zero ...
Cedarville University Suspends In-person Classes through March 27 Due to Coronavirus
by Tim Miller
Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White announced Wednesday that the university will suspend all in-person classes through the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Classes will continue to meet Wednesday. The suspension of in-person class meetings begins Thursday and runs through March 27. Classes will be administered online beginning Monday.
Students have until Friday at 5 p.m. to move off campus for the break, Dr. White said. He said the ...