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Primary Election Guide

Registered voters across Ohio will cast their ballots Tuesday, March 15, in the state's primary election. Polls are open 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and voters must bring a form of identification to their polling place. Individuals who will be age 18 or older by Nov. 8 are eligible to vote in Ohio, according to The Columbus Dispatch. Grace Baptist Church at 109 N. Main Street serves as the polling location in Cedarville. Congressional and state offices are on Tuesday's ballot, but votes for ...

A Presidential Appointment

Thomas White, president of Cedarville University, has been chosen to serve on the Religious Liberty Advisory Board for Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio. The announcement came Jan. 5. “I personally consider it an honor to be asked, and as a(n) amateur political junky, it’s an exciting opportunity for me,” White said in an email. Other advisory board members include theologian Wayne Grudem, Saddleback Church pastor and author of “Purpose Driven Life” Rick Warren, and Kyle ...

Mobilizing Millennials, Educating to Elect

Americans will vote for the 45th President of the United States in approximately 340 days on Nov. 8, 2016. In about 310 days most states will close voter registration. For many college students, Election 2016 will be the first federal election in which they’re eligible to vote. Organizations like iCitizen and Rock The Vote are reaching out to young voters to get them registered, educated and at the polls as the 2016 election season begins. The two organizations argued that civic engagement ...

A Look at Election 2016

The 2016 general election is fast approaching, though some might wish it would get here faster since we have been hearing from the candidates and potential candidates for a year now. To think Canadians were tired after 11 weeks! But this election is important, for good reasons. Let me say beforehand that not all of the problems Americans face can be laid at the feet of the president, or any president for that matter. Culture has shifted to a degree I haven’t seen since my very young days ...

Ohio Will Vote on Legalizing Marijuana November 3rd

Ohioans will vote whether to legalize marijuana in the state on Election Day Nov. 3. Known as "Issue 3" because it is the third issue listed on the ballot, Ohioans will vote on a proposed state constitutional amendment that will legalize marijuana in Ohio if passed. Under this amendment, Ohioans age 21 and older would be allowed to possess and consume up to one ounce of marijuana, and medical marijuana use would be allowed for citizens of any age with a certified medical illness. Individuals ...

Clinton, Sanders Lead Race as Democrats Enter 1st Debate Oct. 13

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are the leading candidates in the polls for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. The two front-runners will be joined in the first Democratic presidential debate Oct. 13 by fellow candidates Lincoln Chaffee, Martin O’Malley and Jim Webb. According to the Associated Press,  Clinton and Sanders will most likely focus on the differences in their respective stances on issues, such as gun control and college affordability, in the Oct. 13 debate. ...

Carson Advocates Savings Accounts as Obamacare Replacement

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said during a Sept. 22 rally at Cedarville University that he is a “vociferous” opponent of the Affordable Care Act, a comment that comes as no surprise to many conservatives. Carson gained popularity as a conservative leader after a speech he gave at the National Prayer Breakfast in 2013, which Carson said wasn’t received well by the White House. Carson said he opposes the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, because it ...

Carson Emphasizes Success for Next Generations During Visit to CU

Cedarville University was the site of a presidential rally Sept. 22, a first for the 128-year-old school. Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson visited the university with his wife Candy, addressing a crowd of nearly 3,100 individuals about his plans to help the next generation succeed. "I particularly love being in institutions of higher learning because it's such an important part of who we are as a nation," Carson said. He said millennials and future generations are inheritin...

Ben Carson Campaigns at Cedarville University

The Republican presidential candidate held a rally at Cedarville University Sept. 22. [metaslider id=3260]

Ben Carson Talks Student Loans, Passion, Political Correctness

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson stopped in Cedarville, Ohio, Sept. 22 to share his views on student loans, healthcare, abortion and religious freedom while advocating against political correctness. The Carson campaign rally was held in Cedarville University's Jeremiah Chapel. Josh Burris is a junior journalism major and multimedia person for Cedars. He is interested in sports broadcasting and reporting. He enjoys watching sports, lifting, and listening to rock and rap music.