Through A Culture’s Eyes: Cedarville’s Foreign Film Series
Cedarville cultivates diverse minds by providing students with cultural artifacts through the showing of foreign films
by Benjamin Smid
The way that people entertain themselves teaches a lot about the culture they live in. According to a report done by IBISWorld, the global film industry is worth $136 billion as of 2018.
Most movies produced in the U.S. are a product of Hollywood and are very reflective of American culture.
But the U.S. is not the only country that makes movies, believe ...
ALT Night 4 Brings Wreck it Ralph to Lil Sibs
by Jacob Oedy
Last Friday, Cedarville students experienced the fourth ALT Night of the 2018--2019 year, held in the Stevens Student Center (SSC). ALT 4 included food, games, and activities, as well as 3 showings of the night’s movie: “Wreck it Ralph 2.”
This ALT Night coincided with this year’s Lil Sibs weekend and offered amusement for children of various ages. Entire families played LED mini-golf, Wii, and board games together during the night.
“It was a really fun night,” ...
By Kassie Kirsch
ALT 4 is coming up this Friday night. It will feature the movie Ralph Breaks the Internet, which is newly released digitally this month, as well as five food trucks, including Young’s Jersey Dairy, The Christian Bros Meat Company, Cupzilla, The Flying Pepper and Pitabilities. The decorations include the lights strung in the upper SSC, which are set to flicker on and off, so they “glitch” like the internet in the movie.
“ALT Nights,” or The Alternative, are ...
Recording Artist Visits Cedarville
By Madeleine Mosher
Singer, songwriter, and novelist Andrew Peterson gave a free concert Tuesday night in Cedarville’s Dixon Ministry Center.
Earlier that day, he spoke in chapel, and then he spoke again Wednesday morning, and finally gave a Q&A session afterward that lasted about an hour.
Peterson has been working as an artist for 20 years, recording songs infused with his faith in Christ.
During Peterson’s concert, much of the lower level of the Jeremiah Chapel was filled, ...
National Town Hall on Opioid Addiction – “Your Voice, Your Future”
By Benjamin Smid
Students and members of the local community packed the Jeremiah Chapel last Wednesday for the national town hall on opioid addiction, Your Voice. Your Future. Although the temperature was below zero and the wind chill factor well below that, Cedarville students came out of their dorms on a day of cancelled classes to attend the event.
Eric Bolling hosted the event with Sinclair Broadcasting, speaking to many different panelists about their personal involvement and ...
Following God’s Call
Rev. Greg Dyson moves to Taylor University in his mission to support kingdom diversity
by Emma Waywood
Rev. Greg Dyson was the director of Intercultural Leadership at Cedarville University for five years. But, starting Jan. 1 of this year, he has moved on to a similar position at Taylor University.
Dyson has carried a personal passion for multiculturalism and diversity since first stepping onto Cedarville’s campus and will continue to maintain that passion long after he has gone.
Living As Prescribed
Cedarville student launches faith-inspired athletic wear company
by Bryson Durst
Senior year can often be a frantic time for graduating students, with finding a job, internship or graduate school among the top concerns. Cedarville marketing major and CrossFit trainer Ryan Husband, however, is pursuing an even more ambitious goal: building up his own “faith-based fitness apparel company,” LRX Apparel.
Ryan and others working for his year-old company hope not only to increase their ...
Definitely Not an Octopus
Professor reflects on the growth of his department and the unexpected writing of his book
by Zach Krauss
Professor Gabe Pyle teaches industrial design students the intricacies of innovation and the art of creation at the International Center for Creativity (ICC) in Columbus. He recently signed a book deal based on one of his T-shirt designs and is excited about the opportunities to come for both him and his students.
Pyle graduated from Cedarville University in 2012 with an industrial ...
Opioid Crisis – National Town Hall coming to Cedarville University
By Benjamin Smid
At 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30th, Cedarville University’s Dixon Ministry Center will be the venue for a national town hall on the opioid crisis.
The opioid crisis is claiming hundreds of lives each day in the United States. Over the past decade, opioid overdose deaths have skyrocketed due to increased availability of the drugs and unnecessary prescriptions. In 2017, opioid overdoses killed almost 50,000 people, a nearly 100% increase in four years according to ...