BREAKING: Cedarville University Will Finish Semester Online, Commencement Postponed
by Tim Miller
Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White tearfully announced Friday morning in an online chapel session that students will not return to campus for the remainder of the semester because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Though the grim reality seemed inevitable, the decision wasn’t official until the president’s cabinet met Thursday afternoon.
“My heart wants us to be back on campus. I long to sing praises to God alongside you, celebrate with you at Elliv and graduation, ...
Students, Teacher from Cedarville Not Returning to China Because of Coronavirus
by Michael Cleverley
Cedarville University student Annie Yimiao won’t be going home to spend the summer with her family as she originally planned. China, where the coronavirus began, is her home.
“If I want to go back, I can still go back, but because of the situation I don’t want to go back, because I might get infected,” Yimiao said.
However, she said she’s glad that she, as well as her sister, who attends the University of Cincinnati, are in the U.S. and not with their ...
Coronavirus Causes G-MAC to Cancel Spring Athletics
by Abigail Hintz
Sports around the world are coming to a standstill, and collegiate athletics are next in line.
The G-MAC announced this morning that spring athletics would be cancelled as a result of the global pandemic, COVID-19 (coronavirus). The official statement is below.
Updated official #GreatMidwest Statement regarding #Covid_19 https://t.co/2WRJDXriq4 pic.twitter.com/kgxNuRe2Rb— Great Midwest (@GreatMidwestAC) March 13, 2020
The announcement comes just two days after ...
Cedarville University Suspends In-person Classes through March 27 Due to Coronavirus
by Tim Miller
Cedarville University President Dr. Thomas White announced Wednesday that the university will suspend all in-person classes through the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. Classes will continue to meet Wednesday. The suspension of in-person class meetings begins Thursday and runs through March 27. Classes will be administered online beginning Monday.
Students have until Friday at 5 p.m. to move off campus for the break, Dr. White said. He said the ...
CU Alumni Qualify For Olympic Marathon Trials
Joe Niemiec and Katie Ruhlman will compete in the trials on Feb. 29.
By Abigail Hintz
Most people participating in the Olympic trials have been pursuing such a dream since childhood.
For marathoners Katie (Lanphier) Ruhlman and Joe Niemiec, the dream is a recent one. These Cedarville alumni both qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials at the Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 19.
Ruhlman, a 2012 graduate of the university, didn’t run her first marathon until fall of 2015, while ...
Cedars Serves at Annual Newspaper Convention
Student newspaper wins top state award; attendees learn and share about industry trends
By Josh Stevens
On Feb. 6, the Ohio News Media Association recognized the best Ohio weekly newspapers and collegiate newspapers with the Hooper Newspapers of the Year and Frank E. Deaner Awards.
Cedars, which served as the student news bureau, took home the prize for best student newspaper at the Division B level for schools under 10,000 in enrollment.
Stories from Cedars placed first and second in ...
Students Win Cash for Business Ideas
Students take a swing for their second chance to win big in The Pitch
By Zachary Krauss
On Jan. 11, students and student teams presented their business ideas to a group of students, professors and investors in the second-annual The Pitch, a competition much like “Shark Tank.” Seventeen teams submitted ideas, but only eight made it to The Pitch stage.
During the competition, students used a slide presentation to give an overview of their concept and presented it to the audience in a ...
Students Weigh In On Instagram Removing Likes
By Alex Hentschel
In November, the CEO of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, announced that Instagram would begin removing like counts for certain select users in the United States. In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Mosseri stated that the decision was about making Instagram “a less pressurized environment where people feel comfortable expressing themselves.”
The company has piloted the program in seven countries — Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and New Zealand — with ...
Pharmacy Org Movie Event Explores Society’s Perceptions of Mental Illness
By Madeleine Mosher
Recently at the pharmacy where she works, Christina Capo was making monthly calls with patients to discuss health concerns.
Capo knew one of the patients she would call was older and sick, which meant they were at-risk for depression. Capo made sure to ask questions during the 20-minute call that would screen the patient for the illness. When the patient gave concerning answers, Capo contacted the patient’s doctor.
Situations like this are why the leadership of ...
Cedarville Student Interns with Cincinnati Bengals
By Bryson Durst
While many Americans enjoy watching football games, few get to experience the inner workings of a professional football team.
Cedarville senior Kelsey Howell grew up watching the sport but did not expect that she would one day get, as she said, “to be a part of something that is such a huge part of the American culture.”
That changed last fall when Howell interned as an athletic trainer with the Cincinnati Bengals.
Howell is an athletic training major, a course of ...