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The Costs of Accreditation

Accreditation is expensive. Cedarville continues to shell out money every year to keep the university up to date on accreditation regulations. But what is accreditation and is it worth the cost? Accreditation is a process used to determine the quality and integrity of education in America. This process requires schools to meet and maintain certain standards in academics, administration and related services to be accredited. The Department of Education is adding more regulations and ...

Got Jobs?

Over the past four and a half years, people have been receiving unemployment checks for extended periods of time. However, on Dec. 28, Congress failed to add the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act to the new budget, which did not allow the plan to be extended into 2014. Since the 2010 unemployment peak, the number of people out of work and actively job hunting has decreased. President Barack Obama said in his first national address of 2014, “Businesses have created more than ...

Knockout Game Hits Across U.S.

Random assault has occurred throughout history, but has it ever been motivated by a game? A dangerous phenomenon called the knockout game has recently gained increasing popularity and media coverage throughout the nation. Besides indicating a shameful digression in basic ethical standards, the knockout game has resulted in the death of several victims. The Knockout Game, also known as “Knockout King,” “Knock ’Em and Drop ’Em” or “One-Hitter-Quitter,” occurs when an ...

New Beginning

He woke up. He went to Kohl’s. He went to Bed Bath and Beyond. The incoming college freshman finished some last-minute shopping for college and piled it all on a bed in his family’s spare bedroom. It was Aug. 14, 2012. In two days he was leaving to start his freshman year as an engineering major at Cedarville. However, instead of enjoying his last few days hanging out with friends and sleeping in his own bedroom like he had planned, that night Marvin Major lay comatose in Miami Valley ...

What Is the Best Campus Visit?

CU Fridays bring a lot of prospective students to campus and will continue to be a strategic recruitment tool. “Students who visit campus are significantly more likely to enroll,” said Roscoe Smith, associate vice president for university admissions. “For people who don’t visit campus, there’s only about a 10 percent chance that they’re going to enroll.” Personalized visits, however, are more ideal for the faculty and prospective students, faculty and admissions staff ...

‘Tunes and Tales’ To Bring Music Literacy to Community Children

“Tunes and Tales” is a musical story hour featuring a reading of “The Velveteen Rabbit” that will be hosted at Cedarville University on Feb. 1. According to Sandra Yang, assistant professor of music history, “Our goal is to reach out to the community." “Tunes and Tales” is the first event under a larger program series called Bach’s Literacy Series, which the department of music and worship hopes to offer in annual events. This year's series is jointly sponsored by music and ...

Org Hopes to Break Basketball World Record to Raise Money for Missions

Bake sales and letter writing are not the only ways to fundraise for MIS trips. One Cedarville org is trying to break a world record. After the Cedarville-Central State basketball game this Saturday, Delta Alpha Epsilon will try to beat the record for the largest game of knockout. They are doing this to raise money for their spring break MIS trip to Eleuthera, an island in the Bahamas. Charity and Dustin Norman, 2011 Cedarville graduates, are advisers of DAE, an org that helps connect ...

Conference Offering to Give Students Mission Trip Support

The money collected during the missions conference at the beginning of the semester will be used to help Cedarville students with the last bit of mission trip support they can’t raise, said President Dr. Thomas White. An offering was taken during each of the night sessions of the missions conference to help students going on mission trips. Across those three nights, about $12,000 was given. “Don’t tell our VP of business this. I’ll tell him tomorrow after he’s had his coffee, ...

Worship 4:24 Conference Provides Opportunity for Students and Musicians Alike

Cedarville students will have an opportunity Friday night to participate in a night of worship with worship pastor Travis Cottrell as part of the Worship 4:24 conference. Cottrell is one of the guests being brought in by the conference, said Roger O'Neel, associate professor of music and worship. "Most students will be interested in that," O'Neel said. He said they advertised the night of worship along with the conference itself. The Worship 4:24 Conference begins on Friday night, put on ...

SGA Event Encourages Students to be Agents of Change

The SGA Campus Community Committee is hosting an MLK event on Monday, Jan. 20, from 7-9 p.m. in the BTS atrium to remember the civil rights movement in the 1960s and to inspire students to fight for social justice issues they believe in today. Thomas Redic, former director of the Campus Community Committee, and Alex MacPhail-Fausey, one of the committee members, said the greater focus of the event is on social justice rather than diversity. They said Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream can be ...