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Cedarville Student Ben German Keeps Students Going to Jail

Several nights a week, a handful of Cedarville students go to jail. Cedarville’s community ministries provide students with several different ways to serve in the community. Some students serve by going to Clark County Jail in Springfield to minister to the inmates. Ben German, a Cedarville junior, said when he was a freshman, he looked for a ministry to get involved with that would stretch him and allow him to share the gospel. He found one at the jail. German said he did the ...

Cedarville University Giving 4+ Credit Discount, Adding May Term Student Life Activities

Cedarville University is making the summer school experience more affordable and enjoyable, said Jewerl Maxwell, associate dean for the Center for Lifelong Learning. For at least summer 2014, students can receive 25 percent off summer school tuition for every credit hour over four credits, the Center for Lifelong Learning recently announced. This means that students taking more than four credit hours will pay $767 per credit for the first four credits and $575 per credit for any additional ...

Minor, Stoney Creek are Cornerstones of Main Street Change

As downtown Cedarville expands, Taylor Minor and his family have played a significant role in its development. Taylor – an entrepreneur, father of three and Iraq War veteran – is also the owner and operator of Stoney Creek Roasters. From the start, Stoney Creek has been a family endeavour. “My parents and I started it as (equal) owners,” Taylor said. “We bought the whole building in 2008 and in August opened the coffee shop.” Taylor said when they started Stoney Creek, ...

Prayer and Politics = Problems?

During the U.S. Supreme Court’s current term, prayer in government meetings is being addressed at the national level for the first time in 30 years. The Supreme Court heard opening arguments for the Town of Greece v. Galloway case on Nov. 6. The issue in question is the legality of local governments opening their legislative sessions with prayer. Susan Galloway, a Jew, and Linda Stephens, an atheist, challenged the town of Greece, N.Y.’s, practice of opening board meetings with a ...

Ohio Concussion Law Affecting Trainers

One second. That’s how long it took for two soccer players to collide as they were going for the header that would decide the game. Senior athletic training major Ben Dixson recognized the concussion right away because he has been trained to look for the signs and symptoms exhibited by the player. House Bill 143, Ohio’s return-to-play law, went into effect on April 26. The law imposes training, safety and symptom awareness requirements on youth sports organizations across the state, ...

Alumni in Illinois Face Tornado Ruins

A series of over 20 tornadoes hit central Illinois on Nov. 17. Over 300 Cedarville alumni live in affected areas, according to alumni relations. The city of Washington, Ill., received the brunt of the storm’s harm, with over 1,000 homes damaged or destroyed and one life lost, according to ABC Chicago. According to the Peoria Journal Star, another person died a week and a half later of related injuries. The EF4-level storm traveled 46 miles on the ground before dissipating. The Cedarville ...

Vintage Clothing Store Offers Unique Wardrobe Options for Students

If you walk downtown in Cedarville, you will come across several independently owned shops. One store in particular, Deborah’s Attic, stands out in its own way when you walk in and see its racks of vintage clothing. If you are looking for a special outfit for Campus Christmas or Elliv, you may find it there among the clothing and antiques dating back as early as the 18th century. Owner Deborah Stallard has been in business since 1978 when she officially opened a store in Springfield. ...

Joy Fagan Leaving Cedarville After This Semester

Bible professor Joy Fagan is resigning from Cedarville after two decades of service to the university. Her last day is Dec. 20. “The why is tricky,” she said. “Every administration has the right to take the university in a particular direction, and every faculty and staff member has the responsibility to determine if they are a good fit for that direction.” Fagan said she believes she is no longer a good fit for the university, particularly because of her role as a woman teaching ...

Org Links Students, Administration

Seniors, ever wonder why the library was suddenly open on Sunday after your freshman year? Upperclassmen, do you wonder why the freshmen are taking different Bible minor classes? The answers to those questions and more are found in a simple acronym, SAAB. SAAB, the Student Academic Advisory Board, is a committee of two students, a junior and senior, from each academic department. “SAAB’s purpose is to provide a link from the students to the academic vice president when it comes to ...

Safe Harbor House Recovery Program Changing Lives

Joy Fagan, founder of the Safe Harbor House in Springfield, Ohio, tells the story of how a woman’s journey toward healing has brought change to more than just one life. The time this woman spent in Safe Harbor’s recovery program changed her own life and led her daughter to have a relationship with Christ. As a result, the daughter chose to keep the baby she had considered aborting, and this woman, now a graduate of the recovery program, is helping to raise her grandchildren. “Now she ...