How one Hall-of-Fame basketball coach set the stage for decades of short-term mission trips
By Jonathan Snyder
The sweat glistens off Don Callan’s forehead as he enters the bus. As usual, public transport buses are standing room only, but Don and his team are the star attraction despite this. Filipino men and women stare at the basketball team from a university halfway around the world. Each man and woman is an opportunity for the team to share the gospel. From the woman attempting to calm two babies to the man who brought his three chickens on board, their feet tied together....
Students celebrate 50 years of global outreach with Cedarville University
by Avonlea Brown
Photos by Logan Howard
Students flowing into the first chapel of the semester were greeted by an unusual but routine sight. Tables lined the walls on either side of the main entrance and representatives eager to talk to students didn’t wait to be approached. The annual Global Outreah Conference had arrived.
This year, Cedarville celebrated 50 years of the Global Outreach department and sending students on short-term missions trips.
Final exam tips and tricks
By Esther Fultz
Final exams can be intimidating, whether you’re a freshman experiencing them for the first time or an upperclassman trying to apply the study habits learned over several years at Cedarville to increasingly tricky classes. Having proper study habits is crucial for success. While good study habits may not be developed overnight, implementing small changes in your studying regimen can make a huge difference to your semesters going forward.
Break it ...
Senior spotlights: Looking back and looking forward
By Lacie Strouse
With the end of the semester approaching, everyone is in a hurry to finish up their classes. Some students are even wrapping up their journey at Cedarville. Featured are three seniors who will be graduating at the end of this semester. Here is what they have to say about their experience while at Cedarville and what their plans for moving forward are.
Jenna Gulick is a Super Senior Professional Writing and Information Design major from southern Illinois. She transferred ...
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 ...