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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 ...

Tragedy Inspires Elias Duo Performance

by Madeleine Mosher Before Thursday, violinist Carlos Elias and his wife, pianist Andrea Arese-Elia, hadn't performed together in over six months.  Since last December, they’ve been grieving their friend and fellow musician, Andra Lunde Padrichelli, who passed away due to cancer that month.  The Eliases’ dedicated their returning concert to her.  Elias and Padrichelli were both professors at Cedarville. Elias teaches violin, and Padrichelli taught cello. The Eliases moved ...

Group of Friends Seek to Squash Each Other

by Keegan D’Alfonso Among the sounds of other gym activities, there is a repetitive “boing” as two racquetball players face off against each other. The tournament has just begun, and the members of Super Squash Bros are playing elimination doubles to determine the victor. The prize, a golden racket. Super Squash Bros, despite the name, which is a play on the popular video game “Super Smash Bros” is an unofficial group of racquetball players who hold tournaments every year. The ...

New Org at Cedarville University: A smash hit among students

by Keegan D’Alfonso A group of guys carry in a large, old-style television and a GameCube and start setting up on a desk in the classroom, which is quickly being converted into a gaming tournament field. A couple guys wave welcome before quickly returning to their friendly match of Super Smash Bros Melee on a separate GameCube setup. Across from them, another pair starts laughing as they face each other in a match of Super Smash Bros Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. It’s an hour ...

Dr. Dixon Celebrates 80th Birthday

Remembering 60 years of leadership by Benjamin Smid Most people don’t frequently receive phone calls in the middle of the night. However, if you were president of a college and you gave out your number to the whole student body, with an offer for them to call you anytime they needed, you might. This is what Cedarville’s former president, Dr. Paul Dixon, did during his presidency, which began 1979 and lasted 25 years. Dixon celebrated his 80th birthday on Jan. 28, and he’s still ...

Changing Perceptions on Tattoos

Students and faculty discuss how tattoos relate to a professional appearance by Zach Krauss Do tattoos make it harder to get a job? With summer less than two months away, students are searching job boards and career portals to find summer or permanent employment. For interviews, students are advised to dress correctly, submit a polished resume and give a firm handshake. Students try to present themselves as the best candidates for the job they want. Do tattoos play a role in this presentat...