As Finals Week Approaches, Cedarville Students Find Different Ways to Cope with Stress
by Michael Cleverley
As finals week draws near, assignments pile on top of each other. The things that need to be accomplished are overwhelming and cause students stress. So how do we handle stress in a way that is healthy and helps us finish everything?
“The person appraises it,” Cedarville Professor of Psychology Dr. Kristin DeWitt said. “What am I going to do with it? Is it going to strengthen me or is it going to cause me to become bitter?”
There are various ways to think ...
How Three Missionaries Spread the Gospel Message Using a Small Leather Ball
by Chris Karenbauer
It was the summer of 2018. Cedarville University’s women’s soccer team went on a mission trip to Costa Rica. Through Global Outreach, they connected with a mission organization called Thrive Vision, which organized games between Cedarville and professional soccer teams.
Lauren Lichty was a junior at the time. At the beginning of their mission trip, they played the University of Costa Rica, a professional women’s soccer team.
But as memorable as it was to play a ...
Students have Recipes for the Grill in the Chuck’s Dining Hall
by Kristina Birt
The grill is the staple of Chuck’s, Cedarville University’s primary cafeteria.
Rice Crispy Treats by Kyrstin Stadel
Aluminum foil from Sub Line (optional)
A spoonful of butter from Power Bar or Breakfast Bar
A bowl of marshmallows from Breakfast Bar
A bowl of cereal of your choice
Take the foil and fold up the edges to make a “boat” shape.
Melt some of the butter in the foil on the grill. Spread the butter all over the ...
Tattoos and Christianity: Tattoos are Leaving their Mark on Christianity
By Maggie Walker
Tattoos---hate them or love them, the art form is now prevalent in America. In 2020, over a third of Americans aged 18-29 had at least one tattoo. What used to be controversial has entered the mainstream. What thoughts do people have about tattoos today?
Emma Waywood, a senior Social Work major, has gotten several tattoos, starting with a colorful wrist tattoo when she was 16 years old.
“I wanted it to be a reminder to me about God’s providence in my life. It has ...
Memorable Traditions: Thanksgiving may be a Day, but its Traditions Live on for Generations
By Michael Cleverly
Thanksgiving is an American holiday that holds an important spot in the year. However, it seems to hold a less important spot with Christmas occupying people’s minds. Despite this many Thanksgiving traditions remain memorable.
“Before the Thanksgiving meal we’ll go out and play football,” said Josh Burns, a Cedarville University student and RA of Marshal 1. “After the meal we’ll settle into the living room. The people who want to take a nap lay down behind ...
Matt Papa: Artists-in-Residence Uses His Talents to Pour into Cedarville Students
by Kathryn McDonald
On July 13, 2021, Cedarville University was excited to announce that Matt Papa will serve as the Artist-In-Residence for the coming school year. Cedarville students had the opportunity to hear him speak and sing in chapel, teach in certain classes and even interact with him personally.
Papa is a two-time Dove-award nominated Christian music artist and songwriter. He is best known for his recent songs “His Mercy is More,” “Come Behold the Wondrous Mystery” and ...
The Spike of COVID-19
By Anna Harman
Since March 2020 with COVID-19, Cedarville students were ready to get back to normal on campus this semester.
For the first week on campus, all students attended chapel and classes without COVID-19 protocols set in place. Then on August 24th, 2021, Cedarville announced that masks were once again strongly encouraged in all indoor public spaces. Chapel would not meet, students who tested positive for COVID-19 would have to isolate themselves at home and outdoor activities ...
What the Implications of Working With Food Service are on Cedarville University’s Campus
by Anna Harman
Everybody has received the numerous emails that are sent out frequently by Tossed/Chick-Fil-A, The Dining Hall, and Stingers. They always say things like “Weekend Plea” or “Open Shifts.” Why is there such a shortage of student workers on campus who are willing to help at the various food service locations on campus?
Tossed manager Daley Fogle said, “Though we try to work with the students' schedules as best we can, it still is difficult. It is also hard at the ...
Aaron Cook’s ministry generates “multiplying multipliers”
by Kathyrn McDonald
Cedarville University is unique because of the people who are most involved in the community. Many people work behind-the-scenes to create a vibrant, Christ-centered community. Invariably the behind-the-scenes moments go unnoticed yet are the lifeblood of this ministry.
Aaron Cook is one of the biggest players in these behind-the-scenes moments. In his role as Director of Discipleship, Cook is responsible for managing Discipleship Groups, Fit to be Tied—a premari...
McKinney RAs Continue to Foster a Strong Community for Their Residents, Regardless of a Lack of Hall Events
by Avonlea Brown
McKinney Hall is located on Cedar Lake Drive next to the ever-busy Printy Hall. As a result, one would think that McKinney would make an effort to be a part of campus life. Yet it is known as an exceptionally quiet dorm.
The population of McKinney Hall consists of busy students who have little to no time for busy dorm life. McKinney does not have any specialized events or traditions that make them stand out on campus.
“I feel like McKinney doesn’t have any traditions ...