CU Fridays and Mondays Give Students a Look Into Campus Life
By Lauren Ryan
When she applied to Cedarville, Hailey Rogers didn’t know anything about the school. She said she applied because the Lord urged her to. After receiving her acceptance letter, she attended a CU Friday.
A student worker from Cedarville picked her up from the airport, and she said she was impressed by the kind service and genuine conversation. Rogers instantly felt at ease. She wanted to study Early Childhood Education, which happened to be the same major as the girl who ...
Rinnova Drink Popularity Poll
Before we had to leave campus, Cedars conducted a student survey about Rinnova preferences. We thought you'd still be interested even though it will be fall semester or a future homecoming before you can order your favorite coffee or tea again.
Cedarville Forbids Fans at NCCAA Regional Tournament Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
by Tim Miller
Cedarville University tonight announced the NCCAA Midwest Regional Tournament it is hosting tomorrow (and Thursday if necessary) will be played without fans in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. In an email sent to Cedarville University staff, faculty, and students, the athletic department revealed the decision was made in response to a recommendation made by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine.
While the university understands it may upset students and parents of players, ...
Album Review: “American Standard” by James Taylor
By Joshua Stevens
As artists grow older, many of them choose to focus their music and art on their own mortality. In the years past their prime, they shift from lighthearted lyrics to more serious tales of death and regret. Except, singer-songwriter James Taylor doesn’t do that. On his newest album, “American Standard,” Taylor focuses mostly on more positive material, and the album both prospers and suffers as a result.
This album is loaded with cheerful, sunny lyrics and traditional ...
Ruhlman and Niemiec Compete in U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials
By Abigail Hintz
Cedarville alumni Joe Niemiec and Katie Ruhlman competed in the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials on Feb. 29 in Atlanta, Georgia. Only the top three men and women qualified for this summer's Olympics in Tokyo, and neither alum qualified. However, they both put up impressive performances.
The weather added some difficulty to the course. Though temperatures were in the upper 40s, winds got up to 20 mph.
Niemiec finished with a time of 2:27:50. He placed 123rd out of 175 runners ...
Brandon Slifer: Bringing it all together for worship, service in his local church
By Josh Stevens
The words “triple major” are enough to stress out any student. But senior Brandon Slifer seems to have his full schedule down to an exact science without breaking a sweat.
“It sounds impressive,” Slifer said. “But it overlaps really well.”
Slifer is a Worship, Youth Ministry and Christian Education triple major. During his time at Cedarville, he has devoted himself to finding ways to serve God. Through this pursuit, Slifer has also found his passion.
“It makes ...
Mader Arrives at Cedarville Due Only to Prayer
Sophomore never gave up on her dream to play for the Lady Jackets
By Tim Miller
Women’s basketball player Allison Mader had a fantasy from a young age to attend Cedarville University and play for the Lady Jackets. Growing up just 45 minutes from campus, she said she knew of the school and knew she wanted to be here.
“That was always a dream of mine,” said Mader, a sophomore. “Cedarville was where I wanted to go from the very beginning.”
But although her dream likely included a ...
CU Alumni Qualify For Olympic Marathon Trials
Joe Niemiec and Katie Ruhlman will compete in the trials on Feb. 29.
By Abigail Hintz
Most people participating in the Olympic trials have been pursuing such a dream since childhood.
For marathoners Katie (Lanphier) Ruhlman and Joe Niemiec, the dream is a recent one. These Cedarville alumni both qualified for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials at the Chevron Houston Marathon on Jan. 19.
Ruhlman, a 2012 graduate of the university, didn’t run her first marathon until fall of 2015, while ...
The Upheaval Down Under
By Brianna Coffey
Tearing across an entire continent, the Australian wildfire is undoubtedly the worst seen in decades, leaving mass amounts of loss, death and destruction in its wake. The fires have left bushland, cities, wooded areas, suburbs and national parks reeling under the devastating flames.
In an article written earlier this month, ABC News stated that since September, the fires have decimated over 3,000 homes and destroyed more than 26 million acres. The major cities of New South ...