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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 19

  • November is Local Food Month— Groups put focus on food resiliency

    A series of free events focused on local food will kick off this weekend at 4 p.m. Saturday at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus with a talk by Leslie Schaller of the Athens Food Venture Center. On Sunday, the film “Fresh” will be shown at the Little Art at 1 p.m., followed by a workshop at 3 p.m. at the library. Shown above is Alison Maier in 2014 at the summer Farmers’ Market, which is one component of a local food resiliency network, with Kara Baker of Springfield’s Baker Market and Greenhouse in the back. (Archive Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    In Athens, Ohio, the Athens Food Venture Center serves about 65 food-based businesses yearly, providing shared commercial equipment and consulting advice that allows entreprenuers to develop new products without the usual financial burden.

  • Solidarity standing

    (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Thursday, Nov. 12, more than 100 Antioch College students demonstrated in solidarity with students from the University of Missouri, who have protested racist incidents at that school.

  • Unlocking the muse at ‘Locked In’

    Nathan Foley, top with umbrella, Brandon Lowery, holding teapot, and Jesse Thayer, with pompom, are the artists who were locked up in the Arts Council Gallery for three days this week during Locked In: A Creative Collaboration. A reception for the project takes place Friday, Nov. 13, from 6–9 p.m. at the gallery, where the artists will speak about their experience at 7 that night. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Artists Nathan Foley, Brandon Lowery and Jesse Thayer began “Locked In: A Creative Collaboration” at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Monday morning.

  • Antioch College names new president

    Thomas Manley, current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has been named the new president of Antioch College. (Submitted photo by Matthew Miller)

    Thomas Manley, the current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, has been chosen the new president of Antioch College.

  • Turning guilt and shame into wearable art

    The Fashion Show, an ongoing project exploring the themes of resentment, shame and guilt in women’s lives, will begin with a workshop this Sunday, Nov. 13, and continue until Women’s Voices Out Loud in March, 2016.

  • Unlocking the muse for art

    Three artists were locked in the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery for three days this week. A reception for their creation will take place this Friday, Nov. 13, from 6 to 9 at the gallery.

  • Village council— An eye on economic growth

    At their Aug. 24 meeting, Village Council members agreed on three steps to move forward on local economic development. The steps were in response to a presentation by Assistant Village Manager John Yung on “Ideas and Strategies for Economic Prosperity,” which Yung also described as “reflections after seven and a half months in Yellow Springs.”

  • AU leadership program grows

    Shown above are 20 members of Antioch University’s Ph.D. in Leadership and Change Class of 2015, shown at AU Midwest following their Aug. 1 commencement. Altogether, the group included 23 graduates from 14 states and three countries. (Submitted Photo by Andy Snow )

    Now in its 15th year, the Antioch University doctorate degree in leadership and change has graduated about 170 men and women who are schooled in leadership in the context of the historic Antioch values of racial, economic and social justice.

  • Council moves on policing

    At their Aug. 24 meeting, Village Council members agreed to move forward in addressing concerns regarding local police and the community.

  • Three candidates out of race

    Three out of the seven candidates who filed to run for seats on Village Council are no longer in the race, having been found ineligible due to problems with their petitions.

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