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Duerr Running for Beavercreek City Council

By Zach Krauss International studies professor Dr. Glen Duerr is campaigning to become  a member of the Beavercreek City Council. Duerr is one of  four candidates running for three open spots for the election taking place this November. He views the chance to run for council as a way to serve his city, especially during a time when his three children are entering the school system. His platform is founded on “strong community, thriving businesses, and local issues.”  Duerr ...

Students Crack the Code of Learning Machines during a Discussion on the Ethics of AI

By Zach Krauss On Tuesday, students from all over campus were invited to “A Christian Response to Artificial Intelligence,” the second seminar in a series on applied ethics for Christians. Faculty from three different departments discussed the history of computer science, specifically focusing on artificial intelligence, along with a time for audience questions and answers. Students from all over campus attended as three different fields collaborated on the interdisciplinary event. Dr. ...

Biblical Sexuality Explained To Female Students Through “The Talk”

By Lydia Switzer Laughter and friendly conversation fill the lecture hall as young women chat and catch up from their weeks. By 7:00 pm, the room is almost completely full, with people continuing to filter in as the event begins. The event that so many have shown up to attend isn’t a group meeting, a political speaker, or even a movie showing; it’s the third week of an all-female seminar on Biblical sexuality. The series, called “The Talk,” began in 2016 through the leadership of ...

Maddox Welcomes New Resident Director

by Breanna Beers Brianna Ackerman, an Ohio native with a passion for discipleship, is excited to pour into 230 college women in what she calls her “dream job” as resident director in Maddox. However, Cedarville University was not originally part of Ackerman’s plan. She moved here in 2016 when she married her husband, Daniel Ackerman, a Masters of Divinity student at Cedarville. The move required her to leave her family and friends in her hometown of Wooster and give up her job with a ...

CU Professor Writes Children’s Book to Strengthen Their Faith

by Bryson Durst “God made the world just right so we could know His power and made our hearts just right so we could know His goodness.” That is the message that Dr. Dan DeWitt hopes to teach children in his new book, "Why God? Big Answers About God and Why We Believe in Him." DeWitt, director of Cedarville’s Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity and associate professor of Applied Theology and Apologetics, wrote this book to help children better understand the ...

Promising Puppies: What it Takes to Train a Service Dog

by Brianna Saucier You’ve seen them around campus: the adorable furry animals wearing bright red vests that steal the hearts of everyone they meet. K9s at the Ville has hosted numerous events over the years, including Pause for Paws, which takes place during finals to de-stress college students with puppy love, and Pupperoni Night (now Pawsta Night), which combined dinner with furry companions. The org will also make an appearance at the October ALT night. K9s at the Ville is a ...

Tragedy Inspires Elias Duo Performance

by Madeleine Mosher Before Thursday, violinist Carlos Elias and his wife, pianist Andrea Arese-Elia, hadn't performed together in over six months.  Since last December, they’ve been grieving their friend and fellow musician, Andra Lunde Padrichelli, who passed away due to cancer that month.  The Eliases’ dedicated their returning concert to her.  Elias and Padrichelli were both professors at Cedarville. Elias teaches violin, and Padrichelli taught cello. The Eliases moved ...

Group of Friends Seek to Squash Each Other

by Keegan D’Alfonso Among the sounds of other gym activities, there is a repetitive “boing” as two racquetball players face off against each other. The tournament has just begun, and the members of Super Squash Bros are playing elimination doubles to determine the victor. The prize, a golden racket. Super Squash Bros, despite the name, which is a play on the popular video game “Super Smash Bros” is an unofficial group of racquetball players who hold tournaments every year. The ...

New Org at Cedarville University: A smash hit among students

by Keegan D’Alfonso A group of guys carry in a large, old-style television and a GameCube and start setting up on a desk in the classroom, which is quickly being converted into a gaming tournament field. A couple guys wave welcome before quickly returning to their friendly match of Super Smash Bros Melee on a separate GameCube setup. Across from them, another pair starts laughing as they face each other in a match of Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. It’s an hour ...