Why the West Coast has been blazing this year
by Breanna Beers
It’s been said that California’s four seasons are riot, earthquake, flood and fire. As cynical as this may be, the last of these has been raising international concern for the past few months.
For the past several years, California has been plagued by drought, which combines with the region’s intense heat and coastal winds to produce an ideal climate for the start and spread of wildfires. According to the California state ...
Cedarville Alum Affected by Kerala Floods
By Jacob Oedy
For many Americans, the recent flooding in India seems a distant disaster. For three members of the Cedarville family, however, the waters have reached far too close to home. The record floods that have been tearing through the South Asian country since the beginning of June have forced the relocation of millions, including the family of David, Joseph, and Timothy Mattackal.
The Mattackals grew up in the southwestern state of Kerala, where the floods have been most devastati...
Cedarville Designated NSA Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations
By Brianna Saucier
Cedarville was recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence, CAE, in Cybersecurity on June 6. The designation was given by the National Security Agency (NSA) at a ceremony at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Only twenty schools in America hold this title, placing Cedarville in the same category as prominent military schools like West Point and the Air Force Academy. It took the combined efforts of the Computer Science sub-department faculty over ...
CU Volleyball drops home opener to Walsh
by Tim Miller
The Cedarville Lady Jackets were swept by the Walsh Cavaliers on Wednesday night in Cedarville's 2018 home opener. Cedarville falls to 1-7 and 0-1 in the G-MAC after losing 25-16, 25-17, and 25-19.
Sophomore hitter Lauren Willow chalked up eight kills and senior hitter Taylor Wilkerson tallied six. Sophomore setter Sierra Schuitema added 19 assists.
Head coach Greg Smith said the atmosphere in Callan was intense, but the Lady Jackets must continue to grind in order to show ...
Thursday Night Live to Feature Flame Q&A and Performance
by Kristen Farley
Stinger’s will host renowned rap artist Flame on Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. This Q&A will focus on Christianity and the arts, concluding with a performance by Flame.
With a total of nine albums released, Flame has partnered with other Christian artists such as LeCrae, Thi’sl, Mike REAL and NF. Over the course of his career, Flame has earned a Grammy Award nomination, four Stellar Award nominations and seven Dove Award nominations.
Flame plans to pursue a Masters of ...
Your Guide to Getting a Campus Job
by Madeline Mosher
Last year, 1,600 Cedarville students worked on campus, according to Cedarville’s website’s Jobs on Campus page and human resources assistant Jennifer Cochran. If you’re interested in joining this legion of moneymakers, read on.
You have an advantage over last year’s army, who, according to Cochran, didn’t have access to much student employment information online. To answer this problem, people from the Business Division, Enrollment Management, Web Services, ...
Movie Review: ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’
by Hunter Johnson
Mission: Impossible is one of the most fascinating modern film series for one specific reason: each of its first five films were directed by a different director. Each movie had its own unique tone and style to it, so each one always felt new and fresh. Really, the only common through line of every film being Tom Cruise’s presence.
That was true until this year, when Christopher McQuarrie, the director of “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” was asked to return to ...
SGA President and Vice President Cultivate a Campus Community that is ‘Better Together’
by Shelby McGuire
Meet your president and vice president of Student Government Association for the 2018-19 school year: Ryan Smith and Clara Costello. Smith and Costello ran their campaign unopposed, and claimed their new titles at the SGA election chapel last February.
During Smith and Costello’s campaign, posters, T-shirts and stickers could be spotted around campus sporting the slogan “Better Together.” Smith said this is more than just a slogan, calling it an “anthem of Christian ...
Top Tips for a Healthy Roommate Relationship
by Breanna Beers
When you first walked into your dorm and met your roommate, you may have had many initial reactions: “I really have to fit all my stuff into that?” “At least he/she smells OK.” “I wonder how hard it would really be to live out of my car?” Whether you knew your roommate before arriving at Cedarville or not, living in the same (very small) space as someone else requires an additional skill set beyond typical friendship. Every roommate relationship is different, but ...