Cedarville Nursing Grad Serves at Samaritan’s Purse Field Hospital
Stephen Bruce sees compassion in action in fight against COVID-19
by Maddy Mosher
Stephen Bruce didn’t graduate from Cedarville until May 2. But on April 24, he arrived in New York City to work at the Samaritan’s Purse COVID-19 field hospital.
Bruce saw a team of healthcare professionals work toward a common goal, show compassion and bring light to a dark time.
On April 1, Samaritan’s Purse set up an Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park’s East Meadow to care for COVID-19 ...
Student Spotlight: Shelby Ahlborg Seeks to Impact Film and TV Industry for Christ
by Katie Milligan
Throughout her Cedarville career, graphic design major Shelby Ahlborg has found her niche within the artistic community and aspires to work in the film and television industry.
Ahlborg, a fifth-year senior, transferred to Cedarville after one year in a public community college near her hometown in Illinois. After completing her first two years as a Theatre major, she switched to Graphic Design with a minor in Motion Graphics.
She values the faith-based community that ...
Kellerman Driven by Love and Memory of Friend
by Abby Hintz
Freshman Emery Kellerman could be described in many ways. The best way, however, would have to be motivated.
Her motivation stems from circumstances few can imagine. When she was 16, her best friend passed away from a rare skin cancer. This drives everything Kellerman does. Everything down to her choice of major and career.
Kellerman is a biology pre-med major with a chemistry minor through which she hopes to be a pediatric oncologist. Most pre-med majors have their ...
Movie Review: ‘Parasite’
by Hunter Johnson
Director Bong Joon-ho has displayed social issues in many films. In “Okja,” he asked some difficult questions in regard to animal cruelty. Before that there was the sci-fi action film “Snowpiercer” that addressed class conflict. Now he’s made another film about class conflict, but this time, his work has received four Academy Awards, including the highest honor of all: Best Picture.
“Parasite” tells the story of a poor family and a rich family. The poor ...
Cedars Basketball Awards
Here is the list of seven awards given by the Cedars sports staff to honor the most significant players on Cedarville’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. Each award is given to the most deserving player, with one award handed out. Players from both the men’s and women’s rosters were selected as finalists, with one winner for each award, other than the All-Cedarville First Team.
All-Cedarville First Team
Five most outstanding players on either team
Selection 1: Branden Maughmer ...
Fuyao Glass America: Oscar-winning “American Factory” Depicts Working-class Struggle and Cultural Clash in Dayton
by Alex Hentschel
This year “American Factory” won the Oscar for Best Documentary. Its subject? A Chinese-owned glass manufacturing company which opened in Cedarville’s backyard.
“American Factory,” headed by filmmakers Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert, was the first film produced by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company, Higher Ground Productions.
The film follows the opening and first throes of production in the Dayton suburb of Moraine at a factory ...
Guatemala Medical Missions Team Sees Positive Changes Through Return Trips
by Chris Karenbauer
During spring break in 2019, Cedarville University’s Global Outreach program sent a team of students on an annual medical mission trip to Guatemala where they set up a clinic. There, the team met a baby girl, Amberly, and her young mother.
Amberly became sick, and her mother took her to the clinic. Amberly grew worse and had a heart attack. There was not much the clinic could do except perform CPR. Amberly’s life was saved that day.
Amberly’s mother originally ...
Cedarville University Introduces Virtual Tours for Prospective Students
Feature Image by Scott Huck
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville University divisions of Enrollment Management and Marketing and Communications rolled out virtual campus visits last week in light of the unprecedented changes amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. With Cedarville completely shifting learning to online and a focus on reduced travel and contact with others, these tours are a way for students to get a feel for campus while staying safe at home.
The visits begin each Monday, Wednesday ...
Rinnova Drink Popularity Poll
Before we had to leave campus, Cedars conducted a student survey about Rinnova preferences. We thought you'd still be interested even though it will be fall semester or a future homecoming before you can order your favorite coffee or tea again.
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, ...