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Campus Encourages Discipleship through 9Marks Pastors Conference

By Zach Krauss This year, Cedarville and 9Marks Ministries worked together to host a Pastors Conference with the theme of discipleship and growth. On November 6th and 7th, students, pastors, and other ministry leaders heard from pastors such as Mark Dever, Garrett Kell, and Brian Davis. The mission statement for this year’s conference is that “through biblical teaching and fellowship, the Cedarville University Pastors Conference with 9Marks will challenge, strengthen and encourage ...

Old Testament Professor Publishes Book on Minor Prophets

by Zachary Krauss In the summer of 2018, Associate Professor of Biblical Studies Michael Shepherd published his latest book, A Commentary on the Book of the Twelve. This book takes a look at the last 12 books of the Old Testament, the Minor Prophets, and presents them as one composition rather than 12 unconnected books. Shepherd said that the first thought of writing a manuscript like this began about 15 years ago when he was at graduate school and he became interested in reading through ...

Too Close for Comfort

Students from Cincinnati respond to the recent downtown shooting that took three lives by Jacob Oedy “There was a shooting today in…” This headline is all too common in American media. In the 17 years that have passed since 9/11, senseless shootings and bombings have become a frighteningly routine occurrence — until it happens on your doorstep. Many Cedarville students experienced this kind of shock after the shooting in downtown Cincinnati on Sept. 6. Freshman and Cincinnati ...

Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

by Hunter Johnson Directed by Bryan Singer, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a new film starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury. The film focuses on the life of Mercury and his position as lead singer of the band Queen. Overall, “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a well-made biopic that nicely demonstrates the legacy and brilliance of Queen. It’s also a film that feels the need to include as many Queen songs as it possibly can, essentially making the film an extended music video. While it demonstra...

Orchestra Fall Concert Preview

by Lauren McGuire This Friday, Cedarville’s Orchestra will put on their fall concert in the Dixon Ministry Chapel at 7 p.m. This production will be slightly different from past performances as there will be no soloist performance; instead, the entire production will be focused on the group as a whole. The orchestra will play three total pieces throughout the night. They were chosen from a total of sixteen pieces that were originally written for piano but have been adapted so that an ...

Former D-I Volleyball Coach Finds Way to CU

by Josh Stevens “Never stop learning. Never stop improving.” That’s the motto for new Cedarville women’s volleyball coach Greg Smith. Smith grew up in Rochester, Indiana, and had to learn volleyball through an unusual route. He first got into sports through his father, who coached basketball. His first knowledge of volleyball came from watching his high school girls’ team. He went to Westmont College in California to play tennis but had a desire for volleyball. “I picked ...

Analysis: A Heated Debate

Climate change and the Christian dialogue by Breanna Beers For the past few decades, one question has dominated environmental policy worldwide: Is the climate getting warmer? “The answer is yes,” biology professor Dr. Bill Jones said definitively. “The real issue is, to what level are humans responsible for this?” On this question, Jones continued, the evidence is mixed. On one hand, pollution has dramatically increased since the Industrial Revolution. The warming effect of ...

Just Sayin’ – Things you learn from living abroad

by Alex Hentschel As you may or may not have known, I’m living in Valencia, Spain this semester. And yes, still taking the time to write Just Sayin’ columns — the miracle of the Internet! I’ve learned so much about myself and life in general just being here, and I thought I’d share some of the general revelations from my time on the Mediterranean coast. 1) You are shaped by your geography. You don’t realize until you get somewhere new that all of your basic needs — human ...