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The Dual Wildfires on the West Coast: God’s Promises in the Fire

by Emma Foster Over these past few months, the country has faced the rapid spread of COVID-19. While many places have come out of lockdown, California, Oregon and Washington have also dealt with wildfires that have rapidly grown into the largest in the states’ history.  Many West Coast citizens have been evacuated as the fires are consuming their homes and businesses. Some of the on-campus Cedarville University students have heard of their families’ evacuations. “It’s tough. ...

“Mulan” Review: Visually Stunning Remake Aims to be a Modern Myth, with Mixed Results

by Ben Hiett The first thing I did after seeing Disney’s live-action remake of “Mulan” was go to the source of all useful knowledge, Wikipedia, and look up the Chinese folk ballad on which both this movie and its animated counterpart are based.  I did this because the whole time I was watching this movie, I felt as though I was watching an ancient legend unfold before my eyes. With its sweeping scope, picturesque visuals, and archetypal characters, “Mulan” seeks to tell an ...

Fauth Committed to Serving God Despite Physical Hardships

by Evan Kakuk On his path to becoming a Yellow Jacket, Caleb Fauth has had his fair share of hardships. The junior track athlete was prepared to throw javelin for Cedarville this spring during the outdoor track season. This opportunity was cut short for him. While devastating, this was not the first instance Fauth has experienced hardships related to his athletic career. In fact, if it weren’t for an accident that ended his baseball career, Fauth may have never come to Cedarville University ...

Tenet Review: Time Goes Backwards in Christopher Nolan’s Latest Epic

by Hunter Johnson Again and again, Christopher Nolan has proven his singular ability to tell completely original stories, and his latest cinematic endeavor is no exception. “Tenet” is an espionage thriller that redefines the genre by bringing the concept of time to its forefront.  Nolan’s use of time has repeatedly pushed the boundaries of both storytelling and filmmaking. His first big-budget film, “Memento,” shocked audiences by telling its story in reverse. His later films ...

UAE Recognizes Israel As Nation Through President Trump’s Peace Treaty

by Chris Karenbaur On August 13, 2020, President Trump’s team of ambassadors, headed by his son-in-law Jared Kushner, negotiated the Abraham Accords, a peace deal, to normalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The UAE is the third nation to sign any peace deal with Israel and acknowledge it as an official nation. The other two nations to recognize Israel are Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. “It also potentially opens the door to other relationships with ...

An Oddball Cast Brings Life to a Timeless Tale: “The Personal History of David Copperfield” Review

by Hunter Johnson There is no way to truly prepare for the unabashed strangeness of Armando Iannucci’s brand-new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic semi-autobiographical novel. Indeed, “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” Iannucci’s third outing as a film director/writer, is a wild ride filled with sharp modern humor intertwined with classic Dickens material, creating an experience unlike any other. Iannucci is well-known for his dry humor and sharp wit – his ...

Yellow Jackets Rely On God With Seasons’ Futures Uncertain

by Tim Smith The first weekend of September is usually a time of excitement for Yellow Jackets sports fans. It is the weekend that marks the beginning of multiple fall sports, including women’s volleyball and men's and women’s soccer. But, this year, the gyms and fields are quiet. The stands are unfilled. Well, at least for now. Due to the COVID-19 virus, multiple fall sports at Cedarville have been pushed to the spring, including volleyball and soccer. And this is not exclusive to the ...

G-MAC Postpones 2020 Soccer and Volleyball Seasons

By Abigail Hintz The Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC) made the decision Monday morning to postpone the 2020 football, men's soccer, women's soccer and volleyball seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made based on the level of contact in given sports, as those that were postponed are considered high-contact. Other sports such as cross country, golf and tennis will be permitted to proceed as scheduled this fall. The implications the announcement will have on ...

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 ...

Just Sayin’ – Is Twitter the New Fireside Chat?

By Alex Hentschel How has the use of Twitter by the presidency affected our political landscape? I know, I know, history and politics is not as interesting as the other fun topics I’ve submitted this semester. But, having done a ton of research on this for my capstone, I found it super interesting – and a lot of people I talked to at least pretended to be interested when I mentioned it to them. Since this is my column, you just have to listen to what I have to say. Heh. Twitter has an ...