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Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 8

  • Solar sheep come to Antioch Farm

    Antioch College's eight "self-fertilizing lawnmowers" arrive at the Antioch College Farm to manage vegetative growth around the five-acre solar array. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch College recently welcomed eight sheep in a pilot project to manage the vegetative growth around the college’s solar array.

  • School board praises 2020 Plan

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    The Yellow Springs school district’s 2020 Plan, which aims to increase student success by enhancing innovation in teaching and learning, appears to be achieving its goals.

  • Antioch College historian eyes race, community

    Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will discuss his latest book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem 1890–1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4. at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the college campus. He will also sign copies of this book, which was recently published by Columbia University Press. (Photo By diane chiddister)

    But Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, tells the story of early white Harlem residents who appeared to hold diverse views of their African-American neighbors. And he believes that Harlem was originally a place of aspiration for the blacks who moved there.

  • Guskin retires after 30 years with Antioch

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    At last Saturday’s commencement ceremony for the Antioch University Leadership and Change Ph.D. program, Dr. Al Guskin was honored for his 15 years of teaching with the program, and 30 years of service to the college and university. Guskin retired this year.

  • University graduates Ph.D.s in leadership and change

    On Saturday. Aug. i at 9 a.m., Antioch University will graduate 23 new Ph.D.s in Leadership and Change. Shown above is Michele Dawn Kegley receiving her degree in 2012.

    Antioch University will graduate 23 new Ph.D.s in Leadership and Change on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. at the Antioch University Midwest auditorium.

  • Memorial die-in at Walmart to mark anniversary of Crawford’s death

    John Booth, Maria Booth and Liz Porter, from left, were among the several hundred people at a December die-in at the Beavercreek Walmart, protesting the police shooting of John Crawford III last Aug. 5 Another die-in takes place Weds., Aug. 5, at the Beavercreek Walmart to mark the anniversary of Crawford's death.

    A die-in and memorial for John Crawford III, who was shot and killed by police on Aug. 5, 2014 at the Beavercreek Walmart, will take place 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the same store where Crawford died.

  • Village Council race heats up

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    With just two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 filling deadline, seven villagers have thrown their hats in the ring for three open seats on Village Council in the Nov. 3 elections.

  • Local officer cleared of charges

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    During last week’s trial in the Greene County Court of Common Pleas, a Springfield prosecutor asked a jury to find Yellow Springs Police Sergeant Naomi Penrod guilty of two criminal charges — assault and interfering with civil rights — following a November 5 incident in which Penrod forcibly took a camera away from a villager attempting to videotape an encounter with police.

  • McGruder to discuss new book on race, real estate

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    Dr. Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will read from his new book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem, 1890-1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the Antioch campus.

  • Friends Music Camp concert on Saturday

    Campers and staff from Friends Music Camp present their annual Yellow Springs concert this Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 at Mills Lawn gym. Last year's concern is shown above.

    The annual Yellow Springs concert by Friends Music Camp campers and staff takes place this Saturday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Mills Lawn gym.