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Flame Discusses Faith and Rap at Thursday Night Live

by Kristen Farley This week’s Thursday Night Live opened the stage for Grammy and Dove award nominated rap artist Flame. With a total of nine albums released, and notable collaborations from artists such as LeCrae, Thi’sl, Mike REAL and NF, this powerhouse theologian came for a time of Q&A in the cornfields of Ohio. Over the course of the evening, Flame explained how his ministry in hip hop has led him from writing verses as devotionals, to befriending, converting, and touring ...

Thursday Night Live to Feature Flame Q&A and Performance

by Kristen Farley Stinger’s will host renowned rap artist Flame on Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. This Q&A will focus on Christianity and the arts, concluding with a performance by Flame. With a total of nine albums released, Flame has partnered with other Christian artists such as LeCrae, Thi’sl, Mike REAL and NF. Over the course of his career, Flame has earned a Grammy Award nomination, four Stellar Award nominations and seven Dove Award nominations. Flame plans to pursue a Masters of ...

Movie Review: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’

by Hunter Johnson Mission: Impossible is one of the most fascinating modern film series for one specific reason: each of its first five films were directed by a different director. Each movie had its own unique tone and style to it, so each one always felt new and fresh. Really, the only common through line of every film being Tom Cruise’s presence. That was true until this year, when Christopher McQuarrie, the director of “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” was asked to return to ...

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 ...