By Heidie Raine
We are nearing the end of the semester. Assignments are many. Reprieve is sparse. Writing about productivity feels appropriate.
These are the months where papers and reports begin to clog our Canvas calendars and pile up in the filing cabinets of our minds, making us choose between exfoliating and editing as the hours dissolve and the rubrics flood in. Life becomes a large Google Doc, punctuated by professors’ comments to “stay strong!”
These are the months where I ...
‘The Batman’ Shows Off the World’s Greatest Detective
By Samuel Acosta
[Editor’s Note: This review contains spoilers for “The Batman.”]
As someone who grew up watching “The Dark Knight” trilogy and experienced the chaotic fiasco that was the Snyder-verse, I had low expectations when I first heard about a new Batman movie. To my pleasant surprise, I was also absolutely enamored with the dark and gritty Gotham that director Matt Reeves has given to us. While it doesn’t quite overshadow the Nolan trilogy, “The Batman” places ...
St. Clair is Where the Guys Go to Chill
by Anna Harman
St. Clair is on the north end of Cedarville University’s campus next to Brock Hall. It is located near the volleyball and tennis courts and the Callan gym. Around 120 male students live in St. Clair every year.
Each year, St. Clair and McChesney participate in a dodgeball tournament. It is held between the 10 halls of St. Clair and McChesney. Although they haven’t hosted a tournament since the outbreak of COVID-19, several of the residents want to bring it back.
Men’s Basketball Season Recap: Yellow Jackets Reach NCAA II Tournament
By Josh Decker
The Cedarville Yellow Jackets capped off a historic 2021-2022 season with an impressive postseason run that ended only after Cedarville fell to rival Hillsdale in the first round of the NCAA Division II Tournament.
Entering the year, the Jackets, who returned with a fully reloaded roster from last year, were picked fifth in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference in the Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
It was a slow start, however, with losses to then-ranked No. 6 in the country ...
‘Peacemaker’ Episode 5 Keeps Peace Alive (and its Villains Very Dead)
By Cedars A&E Staff
“But if you would just take a second and just drop that, and be Chris Smith, I think people might actually like you.”
Now more than halfway through “Peacemaker’s” runtime, it’s finally coming into focus on what kind of show it's trying to be. Sure, there’s a whole “body-snatcher” type alien threat that Peacemaker and his team are trying to stop, along with plenty of mysteries to uncover and loads of bloody action to experience. However, episode 5 ...
Cedarville students have a unique perspective on campus life with their parents as faculty members
by Sarah Mummert
Freshman Molecular Biology student Abbi Shepherd’s dad is Dr. Mike Shepherd, a Bible professor who teaches Masters of Divinity classes.
The Shepherds moved to Cedarville in 2015, and they live across the street from the university. Shepherd said, “I like to tell people my house is closer to the BTS than Parker and Bates are.”
Shepherd lives on campus, and she plans to do so all four years. She said if she stayed in town, she wanted to “at least move out of the ...
Yellow Jackets’ Historic Season Ends in First Round of NCAA Division II Tournament
By Josh Decker
The 2021-2022 season came to a close Friday afternoon for No. 6 seeded Cedarville men’s basketball with a 68-61 loss to No. 3 Hillsdale in the first round of the NCAA Division II tournament.
The Midwest regional matchup featured two conference rivals who were meeting for the fourth time this season, with the Jackets emerging victorious in the most recent contest 68-66 to stun the Chargers in the G-MAC conference tournament last Friday night.
Senior Branden Maughmer ...
Cedarville Earns First-Ever Bid to NCAA Division II Tournament
By Josh Decker
The Cedarville men’s basketball team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Tournament for the first time in school history.
“I am grateful to God for this opportunity and thrilled for our program,” head coach Pat Estepp said. “This group has put in the hard work and sacrifice to get to this point and they have a lot to be proud of.”
The 64-team field is divided into eight regions, with 23 spots determined by conference tournament ...
Yellow Jackets Come Up Short in G-MAC Championship
By Josh Decker
No. 6 seed Cedarville fell just short of a G-MAC conference championship for the second consecutive year on Saturday afternoon, dropping a 76-62 result to No. 1 Walsh.
Branden Maughmer and Kollin Van Horn each scored 12 points in the contest for the Yellow Jackets and Quinton Green chipped in 10. The Jackets’ offense was stagnant in the game and Cedarville was unable to contain the Cavaliers’ offense, which shot nearly 60 percent overall from the field.
Cedarville kept ...