Cedarville students sense a spiritual awakening
Story by Alan Brads and Maggie FippsPhotos by Logan Howard
At 8 p.m. sharp Monday, President Dr. Thomas White takes the stage in front of over 1,000 students curious to see how the night would take shape.
“We have no idea what we’re doing tonight,” White said. “That’s a good thing because otherwise nothing would happen. It’s up to the Lord tonight.”
Ten hours before this moment, White took the same stage to open Cedarville University's Monday morning chapel, a typical ...
Cedarville senior spotlights: Fear is not my future
By Laci Strouse
The 1000 days are quickly coming to an end for the class of 2023. The final moments can be exciting, yet scary at the same time. Here is what a few seniors have to say about their apprehensions for the last 100 days on campus.
Ethan Doerstling is a senior Physics major. He enjoys exercising, playing the piano, and learning languages. As Doerstling’s time at Cedarville comes to an end, he is concerned with what the future holds.
“The biggest thing I am ...
Cedarville’s summer camp fair offers students many opportunities and fills a need for the summer camps in attendance
By Rachel Anderson
Cedarville University hosted a Summer Camp Fair in the upper level of the Stevens Student Center from Jan. 23 until Feb. 3. Camps that wanted to participate could choose one day to set up an informational table where students could ask questions, learn about their ministry, and even get free merchandise such as stickers, notebooks, and pens. The tables lined the walkway outside of the DeVries Theater, leading into the Dining Hall. Five new camps were set up each day, with ...
The Cove offers academic support for all students as the semester progresses.
By Rachel Anderson
A month into the second semester, coursework is starting to pile up as students are getting deep into group projects, essays, and exams. While some students may be overwhelmed, The Cove-Academic Enrichment Center exists to help students navigate their schoolwork and college careers.
The Cove has been providing free programs and services for all Cedarville students since it began in 2004. Now located on the upper level of the Center for Biblical and Theological Studies ...
Cedarville Seniors begin thinking about what to do with their last 100 days on campus
by Avonlea Brown
On Thursday, Cedarville University invited its seniors to celebrate their last 100 days on campus in the BTS from 5-10 p.m. When the students arrived they were greeted by streamers, balloons, and smiling faces. Tables containing all types of food and drinks lined the walls to the left of the doors. Underneath the stairs in front of the doors, was a wall of cascading images containing memories for students to relive from their past few years on campus.
The five-hour ...
Continued stories of adoptee perspectives
by Maggie Walker
**Below are the continued stories of adoptees from the article “Adoptees share perspectives onTransracial Adoption”
Gaby Bush was adopted from Guatemala as a baby.
When she was four years old, she went back to Guatemala with her mom to adopt her younger brother. She doesn’t remember a lot of the trip because she was too young, but she got another opportunity to go back on a Cedarville mission trip. During the mission trip, Bush found and met her biolog...
Cedarville University’s Diversity Book Clubs promote reflection and open conversation
by Noah Tang
In the picture from left to right: Marielle Payton, Annaliese Miller, Caleb Forehand, Meghan Wells, Jayla Martin, Ella Clay, Senait Scheie, Elizabeth Dunham, Jessie Thomas, Kailee Harris, Professor Carolyn Barnett, Noah Tang, Grace Gregory.
As part of its commitment to the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville University strives to attain the correct understanding of Kingdom Diversity. To that end, the University has undertaken several initiatives to ...
Cedarville’s Christian worldview sets it apart in the sports world
by Avonlea Brown
On a typical afternoon, the halls of the Callan Athletic Center are filled with students. They are on the way to the gym for practice, to the weight room, or coming from the locker rooms after a team meeting. Students that pass one another offer encouraging remarks, a brief ‘hello,’ and give a friendly high-five before moving on.
There is always a faint smell of sweat, the sound of sneakers on the gym floor can be heard echoing around the building, and every once in ...
Cross guides student-athletes in position he never expected as athletic director
by Alan Brads
Growing up deep in Steelers country in Northwest Virginia, Chris Cross gravitated toward sports and never looked back.
"We had a hoop in our driveway where I used to play with my brother," Cross said. “He would beat me like a drum every time, but I still remember when I finally beat him and realized I was pretty good.”
But as a fifth grader playing basketball in the driveway, he never dreamed that his passion would make him an athletic director at a Division II ...
Adoptees share perspectives on transracial adoption
By Maggie Walker
(photo provided by Maggie walker) From left to right: Jean Walker(maggies mom), Joseph Mattackal(Maggie’s fiancè), Maggie Walker, David Walker(Maggie’s Dad), and Maggie’s siblings Holly, Lilly and Ben.
My surname, Walker, has Scottish origins, but I’m not Scottish. My current surname is not the only one I’ve held because I’m adopted. Before I was adopted, my surname was Yi, the surname given to me by the Chinese orphanage. I was adopted at 12 months and ...