Christmas Highlights 2017
A glimpse into the anticipated Christmas festivities that take place every year during the final weeks of Fall semester.
Photos by Naomi Harward, Macey Wymer, and Sarah Pennington.
International Christmas Traditions
With Christmas just around the corner, and everyone getting excited for break, Cedars wanted to take a moment to ask some students about their favorite Christmas traditions.
Cedarville is proud to have a diverse student body from different countries and cultures. To celebrate that, Cedars interviewed some students of MuKappa, the international students’ organization, to learn a little about how they celebrate Christmas.
Barhona’s favorite part of Christmas is illegal.
Just Sayin’: Be Thankful
It’s November. Leaves are piling up on the grass. The wind has chased away every last bit of warmth that October was stubbornly holding on to. The rain clouds change the sky from blue to gray, casting a wet shadow over the whole week.
Assignments are piling up. Finals lie on the distant horizon. Pumpkin spice is making its annual comeback, only to go into extended hibernation in a few weeks.
The only thing getting you through the month is the return of Christmas. You’ve started ...
No Time Like the Present
Tis the season to be, well, greedy. Christmas is a time of family, food and a break from the stresses of life, but the holiday emphasis is often on the gifts one will soon receive. While this is not a bad thing, Christmas can also be used to bless those in need both materially and spiritually.
Jim Cato, associate vice president of Christian ministries, said he and his family have used the holidays to give gifts to families in need and send gift-filled shoeboxes to children around the world ...
Editors’ 2014 Christmas Media Picks
“The Muppet Christmas Carol”
“The Muppet Christmas Carol” is a delightful adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic tale in which a greedy old man named Scrooge is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve. During these visits, Scrooge (spoiler alert – oh wait, the book has been out for over a hundred years!) has a change of heart and learns to embrace the spirit of Christmas.
The movie stays true to the novel on which it’s based, and the cast consists of both humans ...