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Jonah Goldberg Visits Cedarville University, Gives Lecture

by Callahan Jones Jonah Goldberg, opinion columnist for the LA Times and senior editor for the National Review, presented a lecture at Cedarville University on Tuesday night. The event was put on with the assistance of The Young Americans Foundation. In his talk, titled "Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Nationalism, Populism, and Identity Politics Is Destroying American Democracy," Goldberg focused on how society has evolved over the last 300 years. He tied these theories into his ...

Homecoming Wrap-up

by Zachary Krauss This year on October 5th and 6th, Cedarville’s campus was inundated with parents and alumni returning to visit for Homecoming and Parents Weekend. Some events that happened on campus for Homecoming included the Cardboard Canoe Race, the Homecoming parade, the Encounter the Light worship night, and the State of the University Address given by Dr. White. The Saturday morning parade was one of the primary ways that students were involved. Campus organizations participa...

Rubber Ducks Race to Fund Festival

This Saturday, Cedarville University students will have the opportunity to take part in a brand new event held by the town. On Oct. 13, Cedarville will host its first ever Ducky Race as a fundraiser for next year’s annual Cedarfest. The event will take place from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. and will consist of a brief contest as sponsored ducks compete to cross a designated portion of Massie Creek. Spectators and sponsors are encouraged to come out to witness the race from the banks near the dog park ...

Engineering Freshman Not the Only Teams Battling at Annual Cardboard Boat Race

By Zach Krauss Cedarville university students, faculty, and staff strived to get their team across Cedarville University’s lake during the 25th annual Cardboard Canoe Races. Every fall semester during Homecoming Weekend, freshman engineering students are required to build a cardboard canoe out of only cardboard and packaging tape that can hold up the weight of two students rowing across the lake. The Engineering Profession class is a one credit class that is a graduation requirement ...

Movie Review: “Venom”

by Hunter Johnson As many people know, “Venom” has just hit theatres and while it’s certainly not a financial failure, it’s getting less than favorable reception from the critics. But it’s important to understand where this movie came from. How does a movie about one of Spider-Man’s greatest foes get made without Spider-Man in it? Sony Pictures has been trying to get their grip on superhero filmmaking for a long time now. They’ve had the film rights to everything related to ...

Play Review: ‘Fools’

by Summer Lange “Fools”, the story of a bright schoolteacher determined to educate a town cursed with ignorance, as performed by Cedarville’s talented students, left the audience in uproarious laughter on opening night. The comedy, written by the late Neil Simon, begins with an optimistic Leon Tolchinsky, played by the fantastic Jeremy Smith, explaining to the audience why he has come to the small village of Kulyenchikov, Ukraine: he has been hired by Dr. Zubritsky (Nathan Robertson) ...

New Pharmacy Supports Downtown

Cedar Care LLC meets community needs and keeps downtown Cedarville thriving by Madeleine Mosher When Glenn Fawcett, owner of the hardware store on Main Street in Cedarville, died in December 2017, he had owned the store for about 18 years. Dr. Cliff Fawcett, assistant professor of nursing at Cedarville and Glenn’s brother, remembered Glenn’s connections to the community of Cedarville. “Everyone knew who he was,” Cliff said. Glenn was Cliff’s elder by 10 years, and Cliff said ...

New Look for a New Year

Over the summer, Cedarville renovated the Stevens Student Center to give it a fresh new look by Madeleine Mosher and Shelby McGuire Unless you’re incredibly unobservant or have somehow managed to avoid Chuck’s for this long, you’ve probably noticed that the SSC is no longer pink and purple, but rather white. And gray. And blue. That’s because it got a makeover during the summer. Cedarville had been wanting to take on the renovation for some time, Creative Director Chad Jackson ...

Play Preview: ‘Fools’

by Emma Waywood If the stress of school is making you feel like a fool, the DeVries Theatre production of “Fools” is the perfect remedy to the classroom blues. Surprisingly witty and chock-full of comedic gold, this show will make you understand what it really means to find self-worth. Set in a late 19th century village, we follow the character of Leon Tolchinsky, a teacher who tutors a young girl named Sophia. He soon discovers that this humble town is cursed with a plague of ...

Cedarville Welcomes Alumni and Family to Campus to Celebrate Cedarville

By Zach Krauss This year, event services is expecting nearly 2,500 alumni and family members for Homecoming and Parents Weekend on October 5th and 6th. Homecoming and Parents Weekend has been a tradition at Cedarville for many years, and each year, Alumni and Parent Relations strives to make the experience the best that it can be for all the guests on campus. Dan Case, assistant director of homecoming and alumni programming, said that one of the things he’s emphasizing the most in ...