Senior Capstone Revives Communication Honors Society
by Zach Krauss
Lambda Pi Eta, a communication honors society that was disbanded over a decade ago, was reinstated thanks to the work of several senior communication students as part of a capstone project.
Dr. Chuck Elliott, professor of communication at Cedarville University, worked with senior communication students on a project that hadn’t been touched in over a decade. In 2001, the Cedarville University Communication Department began a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, which is an honors ...
New Civil Engineering Program Seeks to Have Worldwide Impact
by Shelby McGuire
While serving overseas, members of the engineering department faculty saw first hand the need for clean water and energy in parts of the world where these commodities are not readily available. They also saw how providing these basic necessities could pave the way for gospel impact. They organized a solution to this need by implementing a missions-minded civil engineering program at Cedarville.
"Our faculty sensed the need for a civil engineering program when we started ...
Marauder Battalion Wins Spring FTX
by Brianna Saucier
Cedarville’s Army ROTC program traveled to Fort Knox, Kentucky to meet with cadets from Wright State University and the University of Dayton from April 5 to April 8 to conduct their annual Field Training Exercise (FTX).
The purpose of FTX is to prepare juniors for new leadership positions and Advanced Camp -- a month long summer boot camp -- while also developing senior cadets’ ability to organize large scale operations.
With over 150 cadets, three battal...
Conference Addresses Sexual Identity
By Zach Krauss
Cedarville students will get the opportunity to ask questions regarding sexual identity and brokenness on Wednesday, April 4 at the Living Water Conference.
The Living Water Conference is one of the apologetics conferences put on by the Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity. The center is directed by Dr. Dan DeWitt, associate professor for applied theology and apologetics. He organized and spoke at last year’s Finding Truth Conference and frequently speaks ...
The Family Bond: Easter Tradition
by Gabbriella Kabler
My family bakes special cookies every year the night before Easter Sunday. Each ingredient is symbolic for an aspect of the Jesus story. For example, walnuts are added, after being crushed, to symbolize the brutality of how Jesus was beaten before death.
The batter is put on a baking sheet and the preheated oven is turned off when the cookies are put in. At this point, the cookies are left overnight in the oven to symbolize how Jesus was left in the tomb for three days ...
Car Accident Continues to Affect Cedarville Students
By Madeleine Mosher
On Sunday, January 28, two Cedarville students were injured in a car accident and had to withdraw from school. Now, almost two months later, the students have taken steps to recover physically and mentally.
Freshman Jessica Meade and senior Cora Duran were on their way to church when their car slipped on black ice and crashed into another car that was also slipping. Meade broke her left leg, and Duran broke an arm, both legs, and a rib.
Meade doesn’t have to wear ...
Cedars: A Peek Behind the Stands
Following the path of creating a campus newspaper
by Hannah Day
Cedars, the student-run newspaper of Cedarville University, full of campus-relevant stories, appears on newsstands once a month during the school year. Students and faculty can pick up an issue from the stand or read them on the Cedars website for free. Getting the issue to the stands, however, is an arduous process that includes many people and several weeks of effort.
Story ideas come from either the ...
Earth Hour: Saving Nature’s Beauty
By Gabbriella Kabler
Earth Hour is a social movement started in Sydney, Australia, in 2007 with the goal of raising awareness for climate change and protection of the environment. The movement centers around an annual event on March 24 around the globe. Participants turn off their lights for one hour when the clock strikes 8:30 p.m. local time.
The event is meant to symbolically bring attention to the natural beauty of the earth, highlighting the necessity of environmental protection. Earth ...
Speech: A Matter of Faith
Green named Christian college forensics coach of the year
by Gabbriella Kabler
Derrick Green, Assistant Professor of Communication and Forensics Coach, received the 2018 National Christian College Forensics Association (NCCFA) coach of the year award over spring break as the result of his work with the speech team and his participation in the NCCFA tournament.
“Essentially, [the award is] a recognition of what have you given to the activity, what have you given to your students, what ...
Cedars earns three SPJ regional awards; missions report eligible for national award
Several Cedars staff members combined to earn a Mark of Excellence award in the Society of Professional Journalists annual regional competition, announced recently at the Region 4 conference at Point Park University in Pittsburgh.
The winning entry was in the in-depth reporting category for the newspaper's special edition of stories in April, 2017, about the efforts that go into missions at Cedarville. As a category winner, the missions package will be eligible for a national award in which ...