Redendo Goes Through Unique Transfer Process Amidst COVID-19
by Josh Decker
The preseason is underway for Cedarville men’s basketball, and with the new season comes new faces. Among those joining the Yellow Jackets this year is junior transfer Brandon Redendo.
The 6-foot-1-inch guard from Stormville, New York spent his first two years of college basketball at the New York Institute of Technology. In March, he entered the transfer portal and began to look for a new school.
“I entered the portal and just, a lot of different schools reached out ...
UN at 75: How Americans View the International Organization
by Bryson Durst
In 1945, the Allied Powers finally brought World War II to an end, at enormous cost to life and property. The League of Nations, created after World War I, had failed to prevent another global war.
According to Dr. Glen Duerr, Associate Professor of international studies at Cedarville University, the Allies needed “a system to move the world forward in the aftermath of World War II.” The Allies created the UN as a part of this new system, “to allow countries to talk ...
The Dual Wildfires on the West Coast: God’s Promises in the Fire
by Emma Foster
Over these past few months, the country has faced the rapid spread of COVID-19. While many places have come out of lockdown, California, Oregon and Washington have also dealt with wildfires that have rapidly grown into the largest in the states’ history.
Many West Coast citizens have been evacuated as the fires are consuming their homes and businesses. Some of the on-campus Cedarville University students have heard of their families’ evacuations. “It’s tough. ...
“Mulan” Review: Visually Stunning Remake Aims to be a Modern Myth, with Mixed Results
by Ben Hiett
The first thing I did after seeing Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan” was go to the source of all useful knowledge, Wikipedia, and look up the Chinese folk ballad on which both this movie and its animated counterpart are based.
I did this because the whole time I was watching this movie, I felt as though I was watching an ancient legend unfold before my eyes. With its sweeping scope, picturesque visuals, and archetypal characters, “Mulan” seeks to tell an ...
Fauth Committed to Serving God Despite Physical Hardships
by Evan Kakuk
On his path to becoming a Yellow Jacket, Caleb Fauth has had his fair share of hardships. The junior track athlete was prepared to throw javelin for Cedarville this spring during the outdoor track season. This opportunity was cut short for him. While devastating, this was not the first instance Fauth has experienced hardships related to his athletic career. In fact, if it weren’t for an accident that ended his baseball career, Fauth may have never come to Cedarville University ...
Tenet Review: Time Goes Backwards in Christopher Nolan’s Latest Epic
by Hunter Johnson
Again and again, Christopher Nolan has proven his singular ability to tell completely original stories, and his latest cinematic endeavor is no exception. “Tenet” is an espionage thriller that redefines the genre by bringing the concept of time to its forefront.
Nolan’s use of time has repeatedly pushed the boundaries of both storytelling and filmmaking. His first big-budget film, “Memento,” shocked audiences by telling its story in reverse. His later films ...
UAE Recognizes Israel As Nation Through President Trump’s Peace Treaty
by Chris Karenbaur
On August 13, 2020, President Trump’s team of ambassadors, headed by his son-in-law Jared Kushner, negotiated the Abraham Accords, a peace deal, to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The UAE is the third nation to sign any peace deal with Israel and acknowledge it as an official nation. The other two nations to recognize Israel are Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994.
“It also potentially opens the door to other relationships with ...
An Oddball Cast Brings Life to a Timeless Tale: “The Personal History of David Copperfield” Review
by Hunter Johnson
There is no way to truly prepare for the unabashed strangeness of Armando Iannucci’s brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic semi-autobiographical novel.
Indeed, “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” Iannucci’s third outing as a film director/writer, is a wild ride filled with sharp modern humor intertwined with classic Dickens material, creating an experience unlike any other.
Iannucci is well-known for his dry humor and sharp wit – his ...
Yellow Jackets Rely On God With Seasons’ Futures Uncertain
by Tim Smith
The first weekend of September is usually a time of excitement for Yellow Jackets sports fans. It is the weekend that marks the beginning of multiple fall sports, including women’s volleyball and men's and women’s soccer. But, this year, the gyms and fields are quiet. The stands are unfilled. Well, at least for now.
Due to the COVID-19 virus, multiple fall sports at Cedarville have been pushed to the spring, including volleyball and soccer. And this is not exclusive to the ...