Movie Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
by Hunter Johnson
The first Captain America film had just one superhero. Then the second Captain America film, directed by the Russo brothers, came along and starred Cap alongside three other heroes. The Russo brothers then returned for the third Captain America film, taking the character count to a whole new level at a whopping twelve protagonists, all with fully fleshed-out stories and roles.
Nearly seven years after the first Captain America film, the Russo brothers return to create ...
STP Preview: ‘The Giver’
by Katie Milligan
Remy Patterson’s upcoming senior theatre project, “The Giver,” will be performed on April 20th at 7 p.m. at Alford Auditorium. It will stand out as a unique, challenging, and thought-provoking production.
Patterson said his passion for the theater began at a young age and has only grown in his time at Cedarville.
“One of my favorite things is the ability to tell a story [and] to see that people are impacted by it,” Patterson said.
Patterson chose Eric ...
Impress From a Distance, Impact Up Close
Cedarville’s HeartSong seeks genuine worship through music and ministry
by Katie Milligan
Cedarville University’s HeartSong worship ministry has been turning hearts to Christ through song on campus, at churches and at summer camps for over a decade. Now, they’re gearing up for the production of a live album.
Jim Cato, the associate vice president of Christian Ministries, has been involved with HeartSong from its beginnings. He first took a job at Cedarville in 1983 as the overseer of ...
Play Review: ‘Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’
by Kaileigh Willis
Cedarville’s production of “Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” kept its audience intrigued and laughing during its opening night on Thursday April 5th.
A comical retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” Ken Ludwig’s production follows the brilliant detective Sherlock Holmes (Will Douglas) and his partner Dr. Watson (Jordan Fredericks) as they are called to crack a baffling case. After Sir Charles Baskerville’s ...
Book Review: ‘The City Beyond the Glass’
By Sarah Pennington
Gemma Caloprini is trapped. She’s trapped by her father’s rules, which keep her and her two sisters locked within their family’s home. She’s trapped by society’s expectation that she either marry or live out her days in a convent. And she’s trapped by the Glass Doge, who rules the Glass City beyond the mirrors where she and her sisters secretly escape every night to dance and forget their troubles. Then, a fatal misstep on her part destroys both her family’s ...
Play Preview: ‘Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery’
by Ian Sarmiento
Fast, funny and with a slight touch of crazy, Sherlock Holmes makes his way into the DeVries Theatre with more than one twist. Arthur Conan Doyle, the original author of the Sherlock Holmes stories, meant Holmes to be the type of character that tends to keep his personal life private. However, Ken Ludwig’s version of Sherlock in “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” has a history of taking things and giving them satirical twist.
Jordan Fredericks, one of the lead ...
Movie Review: ‘Ready Player One’
by Hunter Johnson
Steven Spielberg says that the three movies that were most difficult to make were: “Jaws,” “Saving Private Ryan,” and “Ready Player One.”
“Ready Player One” is the 33rd movie to be directed by Steven Spielberg and is written by Zak Penn and Earnest Cline, the author of the 2011 novel of the same name.
It tells the story of a future where virtual reality has become part of everyone’s world. Wade Watts must complete the VR game in order to stop a large ...
Movie Review: ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’
by Ian Sarmiento
When audiences went to see “Pacific Rim” in 2013, they wanted to see giant robots punch giant monsters. They were not disappointed.
Five years later, they are treated with a sequel with “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” because who doesn’t want to see another epic showdown between robots and monsters? This sequel not only brings back old friends but also introduces new characters as they face off against something much more than another monster threat.
The story follows ...
Cedarville Softball Victorious Over Panthers
by Josh Stevens
Sophomore Heather Lord’s sacrifice bunt allowed freshman McKenna Smith to cross home plate and give Cedarville their second win in the doubleheader against Ohio Dominican on Friday. The Lady Jackets (11-9, 2-0 G-MAC), in their first two home games, won both contests 3-2 against the Panthers (10-15, 0-2 G-MAC) and started conference play with two big wins.
“It’s huge,” head coach Wes Rowe said of the two victories. “That’s a quality team, and they’ll be at the ...
Album Review: ‘Original Mixtape’ EP
by Callahan Jones
In The Brilliance’s "Original Mixtape" EP, released in early March, the worship group presents an enjoyable 18 minutes of music. It's the least focused in the scope of any work that they’ve released to date.
For those unfamiliar with The Brilliance, it is an ever-evolving group centered around the musical compositions of arranger and pianist John Arndt and lyrics and vocals of worship pastor David Gungor. On their debut full-length album “Brother,” released in 2015, ...