Articles by Lauren Heaton :: Page 32

  • Online model broadens access to AU courses

    School these days doesn’t always involve a classroom of students or even a building to house them. But learning can still take place without place, over the cables and waves of the internet.

  • Online model broadens access to AU courses

    School these days doesn’t always involve a classroom of students or even a building to house them. But learning can still take place without place, over the cables and waves of the internet. That’s the concept Antioch University bet on this month when it contracted with online content provider Coursera to offer Antioch credit to students taking classes online.

  • Hempfling to leave Council

    Due to what she said was an increasing demand on her personal time, Village Council President Judith Hempfling announced that she planned to leave Council before the end of her current term. Hempfling said she would resign once the Village approved the final draft of the zoning code revision, likely sometime in January.

  • Council moves on public art

    Village Council members discussed the first draft of its first ever public art policy at their meeting Monday, Nov. 5. The policy, drafted by Village Manager Laura Curliss, covers the principles and procedures the Village will use to accept both permanent and temporary installations of art in Village-owned spaces.

  • YSHS senior hostsWalk for lymphoma

    Image courtesy of the American Cancer Society.

    Yellow Springs High School senior PJ Russel will host an awareness and fund-raising event for a local cancer patient this weekend.

  • Fub’s does Neighborhood Toy Store Day

    Mr. Fub's Party owner Priscilla Moore amongst her stuffed pets.

    Mr. Fub’s Party welcomes shoppers to start the holiday season with a celebration.

  • Ohio premiere of ‘Sparkle’

    To be a dancer with an African-American dance company in the Midwest is not your everyday occupation. To also be 49 and still performing with that company is astonishing. To have suffered a critical injury and attempt to come back at that age, with that company, is the gripping story of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company’s Sheri “Sparkle” Williams. A short film, “Sparkle,” by local filmmakers Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar, will have its Ohio premiere in Dayton this week.

  • Drafting the Village budget— Early numbers on target

    The Village of Yellow Springs came to its budget process early this year, and happily too, with most funds coming in close to budget and a sizable cash carry-over to pad the operation. With several more workshops planned for Village Council meetings on Nov. 5 and 23 and Dec. 5, the Village plans to get the coming year’s budget passed by early 2013.

  • Senior Center director resigns

    Yellow Springs Senior Center Director David Scott resigned his position on Oct. 31 after two years at the helm of the organization, citing personality differences between himself and the board of trustees. Scott, 63, said he plans to remain in Yellow Springs and enjoy his retirement spending time with his 95-year-old mother and walking his dog, Suzette.

  • State of the college address— College is ‘coming alive’

    If 2010, the year the College restarted after closure, was “daunting but doable,” and 2011 when it welcomed its first class was “[we’re] all in,” then this year the thrust on campus is “coming alive,” Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt said.