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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 ...

Beyond Roe v. Wade: How Christians should respond to the Supreme Court decision

Avonlea Brown Photos curtesy of Ian Chan On Wednesday, October 26th, in the BTS building, students gathered to hear a panel discussion on the recent court ruling regarding Roe v. Wade. Students filled the chairs, lined the walls, crowded the entryways and sat on the floor to hear what a panel of speakers had to say. The discussion was hosted by the Student Legal Society and had three panel speakers who expounded on how Christians should view the court ruling and what is next in the fight ...

A Personal Take on Halloween

By Chris Karenbauer Halloween is the one time of year when kids and adults dress up in fun costumes and wander their neighborhoods asking strangers for free candy, and society will not judge them too harshly for it. Halloween is mostly harmless, except for the small percent of teenagers who find it funny to toilet paper their neighbor’s house. But despite its appearance to target children in marketing, Halloween has dark origins that explore macabre and witchcraft. Despite its dark ...

Superheroes of the Ville

by Noah Tang The Spider-Force This fall semester, an interesting new trend arose. Students are dressing up as popular superheroes, attending classes or offering their services to the student body at large. The Spider-Force of Cedarville, as they call themselves, has set up a hotline specifically for fellow students to ask for help. They started by posting a Classified ad and then moved to use a phone number that was posted for all to see. In keeping with Spider-Man’s practices, these ...

Global Outreach Provides Opportunities for Everyone to Serve, Have an Impact, and Be Impacted

by Jewell Strock Global Outreach exists to prepare and organize the Cedarville University community to know, live, and share the Gospel. Over the past couple of weeks, Global Outreach has had tables in the Stevens Student Center offering opportunities to students to go and serve locally as well as internationally. Informational meetings were held several nights during this time with opportunities to go on a mission trip, something students are encouraged to do at least once in their college ...

How Coffee Revolutionizes the College Experience

By Anna Harman If you’re a Cedarville student, it’s probably no surprise to you that coffee is an important part of the experience here on campus. Some of us need it to get through morning classes, exams, study sessions, or maybe even just so we can stay up past 4 pm. Many students meet with friends, mentors, or professors over coffee.  What makes it so appealing for college students though?   “My day feels weird or off when I don’t make or get my coffee, it ...

Will It Float?

Video Footage by Josephine Schmidt-Krayer. Editing by Nathan Lazarus and Josephine Schmidt-Krayer The Canoe Race is an annual and beloved event here at Cedarville! All of the Freshmen engineering students are put into small groups and are given the task to build a floatable boat. With only limited material they have to come up with the perfect design that will enable them to row their boat across Cedarville's lake. The race is always held on Homecoming weekend. Parents, students, and ...

Cedarville Meme Pages Bring Students Together

Meme courtesy of @corniest_memes_of_the_fields.  By Anna Harman We’ve all seen or followed one of the numerous meme pages that have been created by Cedarville students. Countless memes have been made about chapel, student stereotypes and campus-wide jokes. Memes are so well appreciated among students that most of us can predict when a meme will be made while we’re sitting in Chapel. What causes students to create these pages? Who are these masters of comedy?  The Cedarville meme ...