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‘M3GAN’ upgrades horror with unsettling and hilarious twists

By Ben Konuch "With MEGAN around she can take care of the little things, so you can have time to take care of the things that matter." Do you like dolls? Do you like really unsettling, creepy dolls? If you’re like me, the answer is most likely a definitive, “NO!” But James Wan, the creative mind behind “Saw” and the “Conjuring” franchise, knows this and decided that the natural response to our unanimous answer would be to write another unsettling, creepy doll movie. This ...

Video: The Sound of Community

by Josie Schmidt-Krayer and Elizabeth Kollmar Music enthusiast Mike Ryan has always enjoyed playing and singing songs of praise. Despite being born blind, he began playing piano at three years old. Later on he started on the organ. He was raised a catholic and decided to work as an organist for the Catholic Church. Now, Mike lives at the Ohio Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio, where he leads their choir. He greatly enjoys the community that he has found there, and hopes to continue pursuing ...

Best of 2022: ‘Amphibia’ is full of laughs, love and loss

By Janie Walenda Editor’s note: In our “Best of 2022” series, A&E writers revisit their favorite movies and television shows that weren’t reviewed during the year. I have a soft spot for children’s cartoons, and I watched an inordinate amount of them last year. And out of all the cartoons, and even out of all of the television shows I watched, “Amphibia” has the biggest impact on me. Running for three seasons and ending in May of 2022, “Amphibia” fits in well ...

Best of 2022: ‘Prey’ is an exhilarating fight for survival

By Ben Konuch Editor’s note: In our “Best of 2022” series, A&E writers revisit their favorite movies and television shows that weren’t reviewed during the year. “It knows how to hunt. But I know how to survive.” The Predator franchise has been a rocky one. The original 1987 “Predator” is a masterclass in crafting an action thriller, with scenes of big, loud action mixed with moments of quiet horror as characters slowly get picked off brutally by an invisible ...

Best of 2022: ‘Redeeming Love’ is a heartfelt film filled with renewal and redemption

By Laci Strouse Editor’s note: In our “Best of 2022” series, A&E writers revisit their favorite movies and television shows that weren’t reviewed during the year. This review may contain some spoilers for “Redeeming Love.” This review also contains a discussion of sexual trauma which might be triggering to some viewers. “Redeeming Love” went to theatres on January 21, 2022. Throughout the year many films were produced, but “Redeeming Love” remained my favorit...

Best of 2022: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ is a sequel that surpasses the original

By Chloe Largent Editor’s note: In our “Best of 2022” series, A&E writers revisit their favorite movies and television shows that weren’t reviewed during the year. What makes a great film? The actors? The cinematography? The script? Well, “Top Gun: Maverick” checked off all the boxes. This “Top Gun” sequel brought together a fantastic group of actors and an enjoyable story all tied up in a nostalgic bundle. In “Top Gun: Maverick”, we see the return of the ...

TNL Lipsync Battle

Thursday Night Live at Cedarville University! This week Resound Radio hosted a lip sync battle in Stingers. Brave contestants took to the stage to give the performance of a live time! Watch as they sing their heart out to become the winner of the night!  Photo Credit:  Josephine Schmidt-Krayer 

‘The Bad Batch’ season two evolves its formula

By Janie Walenda It’s hard to be an episodic television show nowadays. As binge watching is the norm and audiences are obsessed with connected storytelling, shows with weekly, formulaic episodes get lost in the crowd. “The Bad Batch” is a prime example of this phenomenon. It’s a good show with strong reviews, but it rarely dominates social media the same way shows like “The Mandalorian” have. Fans want stronger central storylines, and when an episode doesn’t contribute to a ...

Cedarville Seniors begin thinking about what to do with their last 100 days on campus 

by Avonlea Brown On Thursday, Cedarville University invited its seniors to celebrate their last 100 days on campus in the BTS from 5-10 p.m. When the students arrived they were greeted by streamers, balloons, and smiling faces. Tables containing all types of food and drinks lined the walls to the left of the doors. Underneath the stairs in front of the doors, was a wall of cascading images containing memories for students to relive from their past few years on campus.  The five-hour ...

Cedarville Men’s Basketball completes comeback against Malone

By: Maggie Fipps "We played a lineup I’ve never even put together in practice.” That’s not usually the phrase you want to hear from your head coach after a game. However, after the Cedarville men’s basketball team went down 12 points in the opening minutes of the first half, Head Coach Pat Estep knew he had to do something drastic.  “The lineup was all guards,” said Estep. “I was just trying to find five guys who could space them out.”  His out-of-the-box ...