Dean’s Unique Path as Basketball Player and Rapper Leads Him to Cedarville
By Josh Decker
For Tytist Dean, the journey to Cedarville has been full of surprising turns. An MBA student and a member of the Cedarville men’s basketball team, Dean transferred this year after playing three years for NCAA Division I Liberty University.
But basketball is only part of the story for Dean. Off the court, the St. Paul, Minnesota, native also produces Christian rap music.
“I’ve been involved with music my whole life,” Dean said. “But when I was 17, I started ...
Cedarville Welcomes Dr. Nathan Harris, a Man with a Vision to Teach and Steward
By Kathryn McDonald
This semester Cedarville welcomed Dr. Nathan Harris to two jobs. He is an assistant professor in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies and the senior director of Annual Giving in Advancement. It’s a unique role that allows him to divide his time between teaching and overseeing the stewardship of annual donations to Cedarville’s funds.
“My expectations of joy have been exceeded,” Harris said of his first three months.
For the last five-and-a-half ...
‘Hacker in Residence’ Uses Passion for Cyber Security to Inspire the Next Generation of Internet Guardians
By Kathryn McDonald
In the Spring of 2021, Cedarville University welcomed Benjamin Sprague as an adjunct professor in the School of Engineering and Computer Science.
Sprague is serving in a temporary position as Cyber Visiting Professor and Fellow, a role which allows him to be on staff as a professor for a short period of time before returning to his career in cyber security.
They affectionately call him the “hacker in residence.”
Dr. Seth Hamman, a colleague in the School of ...
Campus Security Protects and Serves the University
by Noah Tang
The Campus Security department helps to keep Cedarville University safe (as crimes still occur here in the cornfields). It includes several full-time and part-time officers. Full-timers are senior-ranking officers while part-time officers include student officers, who are called cadet officers.
Junior criminal justice major William Geist has served on Campus Security as a cadet officer for almost two years, including breaks. He joined Campus Security because “it is a unique ...
Cedarville University Leaves a Major Impact on a Graduating Senior
by Anna Harman
Hannah Salyer is a senior an d soon-to-be graduate at Cedarville University. She will graduate with her Bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing and Information Design with a Bible minor.
During her time at Cedarville, she has developed an understanding of what genuine friendships and a good, Christ-centered community should look like. She made many lifelong friends who are some of her dearest brothers and sisters in Christ. Salyer feels that she is more open and ...
Cedarville Freshman Receives Adversity Scholarship from NFL Legend
By Alan Brads
Molly Goodman, a freshman at Cedarville University, refuses to be defined as “the sick girl” but rather as an overcomer of adversity.
During her freshman year of high school, Goodman started exhibiting symptoms of ulcerative colitis, a debilitating and incurable bowel disease.
“Some of the symptoms of my illness through high school were extreme tiredness and weakness, and that’s added on top of the side effects from medication,” Goodman said.
She missed ...
The 2000s Are Making a Comeback
By Anna Harman
It’s crazy to think that the 2000s began over 20 years ago. Many current Cedarville students were born in the early 2000s, and it hardly feels like it was so long ago. It’s common that fashion changes over the years. People often get bored with certain looks and create new ones or go back to old ones that were retired for a while. In this case, 2000s fashion trends seem to be making a comeback in 2022.
The 2000s were notorious for awkward style choices such as low-rise ...
Biophysics Society Promotes Biblical Worldview in Science
by Noah Tang
Early last semester, several faculty members and science majors started the Biophysics Association (BPA) at Cedarville University. It functions as the Cedarville chapter of the global Biophysical Society (BPS). Both organizations exist to promote a better understanding of how physics intersects with other fields of science.
On its website, the Biophysical Society defines biophysics as “The field that applies the theories and methods of physics to understand how biological ...
SGA Gives a Voice to the Student Body
By Jewell Strock
The Student Government Association at Cedarville University serves to provide a voice for the student body, encourages involvement on campus, develops campus morale and enhances the quality of student life.
Senior Sage Showers (left) and Junior Zach Forehand (right) are the rising SGA president and vice president for the 2022-2023 school year
The head of SGA is the president and vice president. These roles are important because they impact the student body. SGA held a ...
A Day in the Cedarville’s Close Quarters Tactical Student Org
One of our writers Daine Halsey shows you what it’s like to spend a day with the CCQT (Cedarville Close Quarters Tactical) Org on Campus. Check it out and see if this is something you would want to get involved in. (Video production by Logan Davis)