Movie Review: ‘Big Hero 6’
“Big Hero 6” is the latest movie released by the Disney franchise. It’s loosely based off the Marvel comics of the same name and doesn’t disappoint – it’s filled with action and adventure, while still making the audience laugh and feel for the characters.
Meet Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter). Hiro’s a seemingly normal kid living in San Fransokyo (basically a mashup of San Francisco and Tokyo) who has a penchant for robotics. He and his older brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney) live with ...
STP Encourages Critical Thinking and Audience Engagement
Senior theatre major Amy (Douglas) Cundall will present her senior theatre project, “Ruby Moon,” 8 p.m. on Nov. 21 in Alford Auditorium. The STP is a reenactment of Matt Cameron’s revised “Ruby Moon” (2005) and is presented by special arrangement with Matt Cameron and Currency Press.
Cundall, who is both performing in and co-directing the play, said “Ruby Moon” will be a new experience for Cedarville. It’s a pretty dark play, she said, and it’ll be performed on the floor ...
Student Spotlight – Simon Yeh: Jazz Musician
The last Homecoming firework fizzles out and the clapping quiets. Inside the BTS, spectators shift their attention to the CU Jazz Band, which clusters to the left of the front door. There’s a count-off — “a-one, a-two, a-one, two, three, four” — and then good jazz happens.
Just as the first song starts sizzling, Simon Yeh, the student director and lead saxophonist, stands up, waits a beat, and solos like a pro.
“On clarinet, Simon’s as good as any major. On saxophone, ...
Cedarville A Cappella Group Will Perform Concert in the Opera House
The Inversions will perform their fall concert Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cedarville Opera House.
The Inversions, Cedarville’s first and only a cappella group, began in October 2011.
Junior Robert Rhodes has been involved with The Inversions since his freshman year. Rhodes is the group’s PR director, part of the musical arrangement committee and a singer in the group.
“I had a dear friend of mine who actually graduated last year who was kind of one of the founding ...
Movie Review: ‘Interstellar’
“We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known," says Cooper, the main character in "Interstellar."
Writer and director Christopher Nolan is no stranger to the spectacular and thought-provoking. With “Memento,” he tackled the ideas of memory and perception. In his "Dark Knight" trilogy, he changed the landscape of ...
Heartsong, OneVoice and Jubilate Present Annual Afternoon of Praise
HeartSong, OneVoice and Jubilate will lead the Cedarville community in worship from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the DMC Chapel for an Afternoon of Praise. This free event is an annual encounter anticipated around Parents and Grandparents Weekend.
Jubilate will open the concert. Roger O’Neel, director for Jubilate, said the choir will be doing three contemporary songs: “Yours Will Be” by Big Daddy Weave, “Lord I Need You” by Matt Maher and a song called “Savior.”
“One of ...
Yes, Fire-Eating, Sword-Walking and Hoop-Dancing Can Be Part of Your Testimony
V. Scites, a senior theatre major, will present her testimony Saturday, Nov. 1 in “unVeiled,” her senior theatre project (STP).
UnVeiled is a show Scites wrote to reflect her life, and she said it focuses on individuality in Christ.
“It’s kind of my life story,” Scites said. “I had a really interesting, unique upbringing, so I threw in the spectacle of some of the stuff I can do, so there’s some sword-walking, some hula-hoop dancing and some fire-eating.”
Scites grew ...
Album Review: ‘Love Ran Red’
Chris Tomlin has essentially become a legend in his own lifetime. He’s a sensation in Christian circles, releasing radio hits such as “God’s Great Dance Floor” and the popular worship songs “I Will Rise,” “Our God,” and “I Will Follow.”
And with the Oct. 27 release of his newest album, “Love Ran Red,” Tomlin’s songs are sure to further infiltrate Spotify music libraries, merchandise tables and Christian churches’ worship repertoires.
“Love Ran Red” kicks ...
Album Review: ‘Rise’
In 2012, rapper Trip Lee released his fourth studio album, “The Good Life,” to critical acclaim success on the charts. He was one of Christian hip-hop’s fastest rising stars. So it came as a surprise when the 24-year-old announced he was stepping away from music. Lee started serving as a pastor in his church in Washington, D.C., and making music was not on his mind at the time.
Fast-forward two years, and Lee has come out of retirement, offering fans his fifth album, “Rise.” Lee ...
African Children’s Choir Spreads Awareness, Shows Beauty in Trials
The African Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, in the DMC Chapel.
The 80-minute performance features a choir composed of children from single or non-parental households in Africa.
In this program, children are able to travel the world to spread awareness of the conditions of their respective countries while still maintaining their education.
The choir, who performed earlier this year for the queen of England, has visited Cedarville before, and Greg ...