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 ...
Dr. Dixon Celebrates 80th Birthday
Remembering 60 years of leadership
by Benjamin Smid
Most people don’t frequently receive phone calls in the middle of the night. However, if you were president of a college and you gave out your number to the whole student body, with an offer for them to call you anytime they needed, you might.
This is what Cedarville’s former president, Dr. Paul Dixon, did during his presidency, which began 1979 and lasted 25 years.
Dixon celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 28, and he’s still ...
Changing Perceptions on Tattoos
Students and faculty discuss how tattoos relate to a professional appearance
by Zach Krauss
Do tattoos make it harder to get a job? With summer less than two months away, students are searching job boards and career portals to find summer or permanent employment.
For interviews, students are advised to dress correctly, submit a polished resume and give a firm handshake. Students try to present themselves as the best candidates for the job they want. Do tattoos play a role in this presentat...
Cedars wins top state award, 6 categories in regional Society of Professional Journalists contest
The Ohio News Media Association and the Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Cedars as one of the top college student newspapers in the region.
At the ONMA annual convention, Cedars won the Frank E. Deaner Award for Excellence in Collegiate Journalism for the seventh straight year. Cedars competed against eight other schools in Division B for schools under 10,000 in enrollment. In the SPJ Region 4 (Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania) competition, Cedars won six ...
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 ...