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Restrictions are Being Placed on Education in China, which may Concern Parents

Photo Credit: Synyan, CC BY 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons By Michael Cleverly  The Chinese government made a law during the summer regulating after-school, off-school and online tutoring limiting when tutoring could take place. The government said the children were already doing more than they needed to and to help ease the work burden they would regulate tutoring to give students more time to relax. This regulation may relate to a recent ...

Recent Vaccine Mandates Raise Questions and Controversy Over Constitutional Rights

By Anna Harman COVID-19 has impacted our lives for almost a year and a half. In recent months, vaccines for COVID-19 have been produced and have been recommended to citizens by many healthcare officials. Now, the vaccines are beginning to be required for many schools, businesses, federal occupations, events, and the medical field. There are varying opinions on the many questions of whether the act of requiring the COVID-19 vaccines is threatening our constitutional rights. Do schools, ...

Come for Leftovers: Local Restaurant Reviews

By Kristina Birt As the semester has gone on, I’ve realized how much I’ve missed fresh breakfast food. While Chuck’s does have some options with the grill and breakfast bar, there is just something missing about the homey feeling of brunch. With the help from some of my friends, here are a few restaurant recommendations for breakfast or brunch food for a large brunch gathering, a one-on-one, or a date.   Blueberry Café The Blueberry Cafe is in Bellbrook, thirty minutes ...

An Overview of President Joe Biden’s Term to Date

By Esther Fultz According to Gallup poll results released Aug. 20, American opinions regarding President Joe Biden are very mixed.  Following the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, 49% of Americans were in favor of Biden while 51% did not support him or were unsure on their stance. Dr. Robert Clark, Assistant Professor of History, pointed to Biden’s recent decision to share nuclear technology with Australia as a positive aspect of Biden’s presidency.  While the decision did come ...

The Afghanistan Dilemma

by Maggie Walker  The date Oct. 7, 2001, does not tend to ring many bells in our collective national memory. This unassuming date, however, marked the beginning of the war in Afghanistan. Recently the issue has bubbled to the top of headlines and grabbed national attention as America’s longest war has ended.  To understand context, the country of Afghanistan itself was at war before American involvement. Dr. Glen Duerr, Associate Professor of International Studies, said, “Afghanistan ...

Shedding Light On The Darkness

Editor’s Note: The names in this story have been changed to protect the anonymity of the innocent. The people in this story are in no way connected to Cedarville University.  Trigger Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing to readers who have and have not experienced relationship abuse.  by Hannah Deane Three weeks before Samantha was leaving for college she went on a walk in the woods with her fiancé, George. In the ground, among the tall pine trees, was a hole. ...

Can I Tweet Whatever I Want?

by Lydia Switzer The 45th president of the United States is permanently banned from Twitter. Twitter’s suspension of former President Donald Trump was fuel for the fire of outrage surrounding tech companies’ alleged censorship of conservative voices. Banning accounts, demonetizing videos, and suppressing entire news stories are all ways in which tech companies such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google (through YouTube) interfere with information online.  Political conservatives in ...

Former Cedarville student launches Church Street Cookies

by Anna Grace Galkin In the past six years, more than three owners have cycled through the big-windowed shop nestled near the corner of Main Street and Xenia Avenue. But, in early March, Morgan Rubosky made her finishing touches to the store, set out her chalk sign  and announced the opening of Church Street Cookies. As the newest addition to the village of Cedarville, Ohio, Morgan is striving to provide her neighbors with a constant source of encouragement and sweets — one homemade cookie ...

The Village Petaler

by Anna Grace Galkin Though Jaklyn Cato has always exercised her creative side, she has recently delved into the world of flower arranging and is using her new floral business to enjoy the beauty of life’s transitions and establish family roots.  Jacklyn grew up in Xenia, Ohio and eventually enrolled at Cedarville University. Having a knack for the arts, especially painting and drawing, Jacklyn took a photography class from university photographer, Scott Huck, which she would put to good ...