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Gallery: Christmas Tree Lighting

Photos by Katrina Wiebe On Tuesday, December 3rd, Cedarville University held its first-ever tree lighting to kick-off the start of Campus Christmas activities. The tree was over thirty feet tall and the event included singing by the Inversions and a reading of the Christmas story.

Gallery: Campus Christmas 2019

Photos by Carrie Bergan Christmas has arrived! The entire Campus Experience team stayed up late into the night decorating the Stevens Student Center for the holidays. This is not a small task and required the team to rely on caffeine to keep the momentum going. Check out these behind the scenes shots of the setup and the final view of what Cedarville students get to enjoy from now until the end of the semester. Be sure to thank Campus Experience and Brian Burns when you see them for their hard ...

Gallery: Gridiron Classic 2019

Photos by Carrie Bergan and Matthew McMahon The 2019 Gridiron Classic took place on Nov. 8. The event saw female dorms Printy and Maddox compete, as well as male dorms Lawlor and the Hill. Printy won 7-0 to win after dropping the game to Maddox last season. Lawlor won 17-0 in a dominating performance by the Lawlor defense for its fourth straight win in the series.

Cedarville Students Reflect on Grandparents’ Impact

Students share the stories that shaped their lives. By Breanna Beers On Nov. 1, Cedarville University celebrated Grandparents Day. Several students, including both those who participated in the campus activities and those whose grandparents were unable to visit, took the opportunity to reflect on how their grandparents’ influence has shaped their lives. Ethan Doerstling - Freshman Doerstling’s grandmother escaped East Germany over the Berlin Wall in 1951 when she was 22 years old. ...

Duerr Running for Beavercreek City Council

UPDATE: Dr. Glen Duerr finished fourth in the voting for the three spots available on the Beavercreek City Council on Nov. 5. By Zach Krauss International studies professor Dr. Glen Duerr is campaigning to become  a member of the Beavercreek City Council. Duerr is one of  four candidates running for three open spots for the election taking place this November. He views the chance to run for council as a way to serve his city, especially during a time when his three children are entering ...

Students Crack the Code of Learning Machines during a Discussion on the Ethics of AI

By Zach Krauss On Tuesday, students from all over campus were invited to “A Christian Response to Artificial Intelligence,” the second seminar in a series on applied ethics for Christians. Faculty from three different departments discussed the history of computer science, specifically focusing on artificial intelligence, along with a time for audience questions and answers. Students from all over campus attended as three different fields collaborated on the interdisciplinary event. Dr. ...

Biblical Sexuality Explained To Female Students Through “The Talk”

By Lydia Switzer Laughter and friendly conversation fill the lecture hall as young women chat and catch up from their weeks. By 7:00 pm, the room is almost completely full, with people continuing to filter in as the event begins. The event that so many have shown up to attend isn’t a group meeting, a political speaker, or even a movie showing; it’s the third week of an all-female seminar on Biblical sexuality. The series, called “The Talk,” began in 2016 through the leadership of ...

Maddox Welcomes New Resident Director

by Breanna Beers Brianna Ackerman, an Ohio native with a passion for discipleship, is excited to pour into 230 college women in what she calls her “dream job” as resident director in Maddox. However, Cedarville University was not originally part of Ackerman’s plan. She moved here in 2016 when she married her husband, Daniel Ackerman, a Masters of Divinity student at Cedarville. The move required her to leave her family and friends in her hometown of Wooster and give up her job with a ...

CU Professor Writes Children’s Book to Strengthen Their Faith

by Bryson Durst “God made the world just right so we could know His power and made our hearts just right so we could know His goodness.” That is the message that Dr. Dan DeWitt hopes to teach children in his new book, "Why God? Big Answers About God and Why We Believe in Him." DeWitt, director of Cedarville’s Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity and associate professor of Applied Theology and Apologetics, wrote this book to help children better understand the ...

Promising Puppies: What it Takes to Train a Service Dog

by Brianna Saucier You’ve seen them around campus: the adorable furry animals wearing bright red vests that steal the hearts of everyone they meet. K9s at the Ville has hosted numerous events over the years, including Pause for Paws, which takes place during finals to de-stress college students with puppy love, and Pupperoni Night (now Pawsta Night), which combined dinner with furry companions. The org will also make an appearance at the October ALT night. K9s at the Ville is a ...