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Faculty and students work together to keep Cedarville’s grounds beautiful 

by Noah Tang The Grounds department at Cedarville University works tirelessly to maintain the landscapes on campus. It employs four full-time staff and a varying number of student workers throughout the year. Each full-time staff member leads a specialized work crew: Paul Ware oversees beautification, Steve Prether is in charge of fertilizing lawns, Evan Brown oversees hard landscape, and Jeff Volbert manages weed trimming.  I have had the opportunity to work in Grounds for the past ...

The Studio opens the world of art to the student body

By Caroline Stanton (Photo provided by Caroline Stanton) Cedarville University has many student-led clubs, or orgs, on campus to help students better connect with each other and explore a variety of different topics and interests. One of these orgs is little known to the general student body, but has much to offer students interested in art and connects them with a diverse group of people. It’s simply called The Studio and serves to help promote art on campus by offering artistic ...

Chucksgiving brings students together to celebrate before they disperse for break

by Rachel Anderson The line for Chucks stretched past the information desk in the Student Center on Thursday, November 17 as students waited with their friends for Chucksgiving. Chucks was filled with extra tables, people and food as Cedarville celebrated their version of Thanksgiving before the students left for break. Long tables lined with black tablecloths were filled with rolls, stuffing, corn, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, honey-cured ham, roast turkey, and cranberry sauce. ...

Student’s Outlook on Midterms and Politics

by Anna Harman *Pictures courtesy of Creative Commons Midterm elections took place on November 8th in the United States. 435 seats in the House of Representatives and 35 seats out of the 100 in the Senate were contested. The outcome of this  election will determine whether Democrats keep their congressional majorities. There are varying opinions on midterm elections, voting, and politics in general amongst young people today.  Cedarville junior International Studies major ...

One Thousand Days Transformed: A Year Later

by Noah Tang One year ago, during Homecoming 2021, Cedarville University announced a campaign of historic proportions. This campaign, called “One Thousand Days Transformed,” would require $125 million. The official campaign brochure names four areas they hoped to address in the coming years. Facilities, costing around $92.5M; scholarships and affordability, $15M; student experience, $10M; and institutional sustainability, $7.5M. A year later, the University has made significant ...

Cedarville’s retiree luncheon celebrates and brings together retired staff to honor their dedication to the university

By Rachel Anderson Cedarville University hosts a monthly retiree luncheon, Reconnect, for retired faculty and staff on the first Tuesday of every month. The most recent luncheon was held on Nov. 1, 2022 in the Stevens Student Center event rooms with around 65 retired staff in attendance. The event rooms were decorated with fall and Thanksgiving decor as the staff reconnected with coworkers and friends over soup and sandwiches. For some retired staff, this is one of the only events that ...

Beyond Roe v. Wade: How Christians should respond to the Supreme Court decision

Avonlea Brown Photos curtesy of Ian Chan On Wednesday, October 26th, in the BTS building, students gathered to hear a panel discussion on the recent court ruling regarding Roe v. Wade. Students filled the chairs, lined the walls, crowded the entryways and sat on the floor to hear what a panel of speakers had to say. The discussion was hosted by the Student Legal Society and had three panel speakers who expounded on how Christians should view the court ruling and what is next in the fight ...

A Personal Take on Halloween

By Chris Karenbauer Halloween is the one time of year when kids and adults dress up in fun costumes and wander their neighborhoods asking strangers for free candy, and society will not judge them too harshly for it. Halloween is mostly harmless, except for the small percent of teenagers who find it funny to toilet paper their neighbor’s house. But despite its appearance to target children in marketing, Halloween has dark origins that explore macabre and witchcraft. Despite its dark ...

Superheroes of the Ville

by Noah Tang The Spider-Force This fall semester, an interesting new trend arose. Students are dressing up as popular superheroes, attending classes or offering their services to the student body at large. The Spider-Force of Cedarville, as they call themselves, has set up a hotline specifically for fellow students to ask for help. They started by posting a Classified ad and then moved to use a phone number that was posted for all to see. In keeping with Spider-Man’s practices, these ...

Global Outreach Provides Opportunities for Everyone to Serve, Have an Impact, and Be Impacted

by Jewell Strock Global Outreach exists to prepare and organize the Cedarville University community to know, live, and share the Gospel. Over the past couple of weeks, Global Outreach has had tables in the Stevens Student Center offering opportunities to students to go and serve locally as well as internationally. Informational meetings were held several nights during this time with opportunities to go on a mission trip, something students are encouraged to do at least once in their college ...