year : 2023 191 results

‘The Last of Us’ episode 9 is a finale that sticks the landing

By Ben Konuch "You live in a broken world that you could have saved." After nine episodes of watching Joel and Ellie’s story, HBO’s “The Last of Us” has come to an end. With brutality on full display, beautiful cinematography and one final masterful performance from Pedro Pascal, “The Last of Us” ends its first season in spectacular - albeit rushed - fashion. This episode begins with a flashback scene that introduces us to Anna, a pregnant woman played by Ashley Johnson, ...

‘All the Good People Here’ is a compelling thriller with an eye-popping plot twist

By Chris Karenbauer As someone who isn’t a big fan of thrillers, I resisted reading Ashley Flowers’s “All the Good People Here.” But after a friend convinced me to read the book, I can say that I’m glad that I gave it a chance. “All the Good People Here” is full of twists and unexpected outcomes. Released in August 2022, the novel follows two women, Krissy Jacobs and Margot Davies, and their investigation of the murder of January Jacobs, Krissy’s 6-year-old daughter. ...

‘We Have a Ghost’ embraces cliches in a comedic ghost story

By Katlynn Rossignol The Presley family moves into a new house and finds Ernest, the awkward ghost of a middle-aged man, haunting their attic. Jahi Di'Allo Winston plays Kevin Presley, who becomes Ernest’s friend and wants to help him move on to the afterlife, while his dad Frank, played by Anthony Mackie, sees Ernest as the family’s ticket to fame and fortune. After Frank posts videos of Ernest, eccentrically acted by David Harbour, to YouTube, he quickly becomes an internet phenomenon ...

 Building You Up: Resound Radio

Resound Radio is Cedarville’s student radio station, and has been on the air for 33 years! Station Manager Chloe Hunt and Professor Jim Leightenheimer share how Resound has impacted them, why student radio is important, and how students of any major can lend their voice to campus. Filmed and edited by Nathan Freeman

‘The Wingfeather Saga’ episodes 4-6 improve a solid foundation

By Sophia Monastra After a several-week hiatus, “The Wingfeather Saga” has finished its first season, and I couldn’t be more pleased with how the show has developed. Searching for a way to save his friend Sara Cobbler, Janner and his siblings are rescued from local wildlife by Peet the Sock Man, who somehow connects to the Igiby family’s secrets. After the Fangs of Dang discover jewels from the destroyed kingdom of Anniera, the Igiby family is arrested. With Peet’s help, they ...

Cedarville University’s Synergy Initiative continues on campus with Church Multiplication Panel

By Avonlea Brown The Synergy Initiative officially launched on March 15, 2023, after a year of planning by Dr. Jon Wood, Dr. Jeremy Kimble, and others at Cedarville University.  “Our hope is that students will recognize the amazing training they are already receiving in the classroom and beyond here at CU and think about how they will use that strategically as a disciple of Jesus Christ,” Kimble said. It continued on campus on April 5 with a guest speaker, Executive Director ...

AEI Executive Council Promotes Discernment in Politics at Cedarville University

by Noah Tang The American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a leading public policy think tank, maintains student chapters within various colleges and universities. Cedarville University hosts one of these chapters, which is led by an executive council composed of six undergraduate students. Together, they plan and host events that advance AEI’s mission of bettering the political situation for a safer future. Benjamin Mays, a senior political science major, serves on the executive council at ...

The Rise of Boba Tea

By Anna Harman Boba tea has become increasingly popular in the United States in recent years. In 2022 alone, the Bubble tea market brought in over two billion USD worth of profit and is expected to steadily increase in sales in the next five years. And students at Cedarville University are not immune to the trend.  At Cedarville University, Boba tea food trucks have come to several different events and Alt Nights. Students often wait in line for up to an hour just to order a drink, ...

Out Soon: Heartsong Live Album 

Every year, Heartsong bands together to create a Live Album. All of Cedarville University is invited to the recording and are welcomed to sing along with them.  Watch Alben interview various members of Heartsong about their experience, and talk with some members of the audience. Filmed and Edited by Alben Augustine

‘Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse’ is the greatest television event of our decade

By Ben Konuch “That’s my… my dying secret, Barbie. Whenever I’m with you, you know my life is always a dreamhouse…” When my roommate first asked if I wanted to watch a Barbie show with him, I thought he was insane. Why would I, a 19-year-old male college student, ever want to watch something Barbie related? But after constant, persistent nagging, I finally caved in and joined a few of my hall friends for a watch party, and that day my eyes were opened.  “Barbie: ...