Articles From March 2011

  • Prominent academics call for the reopening of college

    More than 1,480 academics from liberal arts faculties and state and private universities around the country have signed a petition expressing their support for the efforts of the Antioch College alumni and faculty to save the college.

  • Major funds are needed to restart Antioch College

    At a time when it seems to many that nothing can be done until everything is done to revive Antioch College, core alumni negotiators urged simplicity and focus on the number one task: separation of the college from Antioch University.

  • Three authors write of love, youth and spirits

    Writing in different genres, three generations of local writers Jaime Adoff, Joanne Caputo and Chuck Colbert have published books this year. Caputo will read from her book on Margaret Garner on Saturday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., at Epic Book Shop.

    Three authors, three books, three very different journeys on the road to getting published. Chuck Colbert, Jaime Adoff, and Joanne Caputo talked about their recently published works and what they hope to bring to their readers.

  • Nonstop Institute plans two open houses

    The Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute will host a Community Open House at its new office at 113 East Davis Street on Friday, Aug. 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Numerous activities are planned for what organizers hope will be an entertaining and informative day-long event.

  • Teens wield tools for library mural

    “Help create a teen space mural for the Yellow Springs Public Library. Make new friends! Wear fashionable safety glasses! Learn how to master a jigsaw, cutting intricate shapes out of wood with the blade only inches from your fingers! Amaze your friends! Worry your parents!

  • I’m sorry that the season’s over

    How do you say goodbye? Parting is such sweet sorrow. (Remember the 1970s best seller, Love Story by Erich Segal, and its promotional line, “Being in love means never having to say you’re sorry.”

  • Charles Dorsey

    Charles Dorsey

    Charles D. Dorsey died suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 2, during a visit with his grandmother, Mae Brown, at her residence in Yellow Springs. He was 43. Charles was born in Dayton, Ohio, on July 29, 1965.

  • Hanlo von Gierke

    Hanlo von Gierke

    Hanlo von Gierke, who lived in Yellow Springs from 1959–2007, passed away on Aug. 1, in Basel, Switzerland. Those who knew Hanlo don’t need to be told her story — they will appreciate knowing that she died as she lived…

  • Join McKinney football, harriers

    The McKinney School junior high sports program encourages athletes interested in participating in either the football or the cross country teams to join in now.

  • Sculptor’s legacy set in stone, bronze, iron, etc.

    Sculptor Jon Hudson stands before his latest installation, Synchronicity X: I Am the Light of the World. The 16-foot tall, 27 ton, granite and mirror stainless steel sculpture was commissioned for the recently completed Center for Biblical and Theological Study on the campus of Cedarville University.

    An artist’s inspiration can come from anywhere — the angelic face of a sleeping child, a vibrant color from a neighbor’s garden, or perhaps the unique perspective of a somersaulting motorcyclist after connecting head-on with an oncoming car.