‘Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ is a fantastically great time
By Samuel M Acosta
As a newly minted but incredibly dedicated Dungeons and Dragons fan, I was both excited and scared for this movie. While movies based on games have had a rough history, in recent times they have been achieving higher levels of quality, but not enough to create a consistent pattern. So I knew this movie would either be incredible or absolutely awful. Well, I am proud to report that “Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” is an amazing movie worth seeing in the ...
CU on the trail: Opinions on local hiking spots
By Ashleigh Clark
Spring is on the horizon. As the temperature rises and the weather tries to stay consistent, outdoor activities are popular once again. For Cedarville University students and faculty, a common way to celebrate warmer weather is hiking. The Miami Valley area offers several local trails that are beautiful year-round.
John Bryan, which is a 10-min drive from campus, offers a tree-lined gorge hike similar to Indian Mound Reserve. Hocking Hills is roughly an hour and a ...
‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ zaps comedy into simple heroics
By Katlynn Rossignol
Gifted with magic from a wizard, Billy Batson and his foster siblings transform into grown-up superheroes by shouting the magic word: “Shazam!” While the team struggles to manage the responsibilities of their powers, the Daughters of Atlas steal the wizard’s staff and hunt for the seed to the Tree of Life, which has the power to destroy Earth. With the staff able to take away their Shazam powers, Billy will have to protect his family and stop the end of the ...
Mom and Dad’s is a local favorite
By Anna Harman
Only a handful of restaurants exist in the small town of Cedarville, and among them is Mom and Dad’s Dairy Bar and Grill. This local spot is right across the street from Cedarville University, making it a popular hangout for students.In the late 1950s, the Irvine family built the Dairy Isle, which is now recognized as the location for Mom and Dad’s. Numerous families have owned the business over the years. In 1990, the Holmes family bought the business and turned it into ...
Deep Calls for Life: Dr. Elliott’s journey for a kidney donor
By Chris Karenbauer
In the fall of 2021, Senior Professor of Communication Dr. Chuck Elliott received news that his kidneyswere failing. His doctor immediately put Elliott on a waitlist for a new kidney. Twenty years earlier, Elliott lived in Hong Kong, China, with his wife and children as a communication professor at Hong Kong Baptist University. Because of the stress of living in Hong Kong, Elliott experienced health issues. His doctors realized too late that he had high blood pressure, ...
Coffee Hub: More than Just Coffee
Coffee Hub in downtown Xenia is so much more than just coffee. Hear from Richelle Kropf, theXenia location’s manager, as she shares her story of growth and self-discovery. Coffee Hub is a
second-chance employer, and founder Cynthia Stemple works directly alongside women in
recovery to give them the resources and confidence they need to excel both in their jobs and
Filmed and edited by Ethan Charles
Coach Matt Richter and the Jackets march together to a fresh start in 2023
By Jonathan Snyder
Spring brings the promise of new beginnings. Familiar rhythms resound throughout Yellow Jacket Field.Crack. Pop. Whoosh. Crunch. All these sounds signal the start of something new. Winter’s white andgray dullness gives way to spring’s vibrant greens and browns. It is a time when anything feels possible.
While Cedarville’s baseball team retains eight seniors, significant changes abound behind the scenes.Head coach Matt Richter takes the reins, replacing previous ...
Just Sayin’: On valuing the insignificant
By Heidie (Raine) Senseman
Everything in my life has felt so intense lately.
This winter, I vowed myself in marriage (a wonderful and sobering commitment); and I sent graduateschool applications to 11 universities (my future rests in these); and I completed an internship to see ifI’d enjoy being a professor (spoiler: yes); and I began the process of changing my name (very emotional,if you were wondering); and I opened up a TD Ameritrade account (made me feel 45); and I’m realizingt...
But God: The testimony of Caleb Kanoy
By Josephine Schmidt-Krayer
Caleb Kanoy, a senior Criminal Justice major at Cedarville University, has experienced various challenges throughout his life. Born in Guatemala and raised in Saint Louis, Indiana, Kanoy struggled to find a true connection with his adopted family, except for his grandfather who died when he was 11 years old. After graduating from high school, Kanoy joined the army in rebellion against his family. He later came to Cedarville University to pursue his studies in ...