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Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 2

  • First class faced, rose to challenges

    Twenty-one students will graduate at Antioch College’s first commencement since reopening Saturday, June 20, at 10 a.m. on the campus lawn between North Hall and Main Building. The students were part of the revived college’s inaugural class, which entered 35-strong in the fall of 2011. Shown here are some members of the Class of 2015, who gathered in March on the back steps of Main Building. From left, front row: Kaleigh Harris, Rufus the dog and Dustin Maple; second row: Diana Zavala-Lopez, Nargees Jumahan, Maya Lindgren, Megan Miller and Elijah Blanton; third row: Zebedee Reichart, Ethan Kellaway, Rachel Smith, Justin Moore; top row: Guy “Jack” Matthews, Brendon Deal, Perri Freeman and Marianthe Bickett. (Submitted photo by Kaleigh Harris)

    Pioneers. Risk takers. Antioch’s poster children. “The chosen ones.”

  • Local Time Exchange launched

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    Antioch College students and Charles Fairbanks, assistant professor of media arts, opened a community-wide Time Exchange on Friday.

  • Jordanian Antioch student to show photos from country

    Antioch College student Jumana Snow will open an exhibit of her artwork at YSAC on June 26. (Submitted photo by Sarah G-Love)

    The “Captivating Jordan” exhibit and opening at the Yellow Springs Arts Council on June 26 will feature photographs of Jordan along with Arabian music, food and more.

  • Local YouTube channel to feature energy pioneers

    Filmmaker Eric Johnson and Susan Jennings of Community Solutions are starting a sustainability-themed YouTube channel for Yellow Springs. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions is looking to tell stories of Yellow Springers on the front lines of climate action on its new Energy & Climate YouTube channel.

  • Make a retreat to new yoga house

    This week Stephanie Gooch, left, and Melissa Herzog open House of AUM, a mind-body business offering daily yoga classes, monthly weekend yoga retreats and a retail shop with vintage, upcycled and fair trade jewelry, clothing and home goods. House of AUM is at 125 S. Walnut St. in the rear of Kings Yard, formerly the site of Atomic Fox and the Tie Dyed Gift Shop. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    For two years, the town’s hiking trails, unique shops and restaurants and walkability have helped her attract yoga practitioners from the region for the bimonthly yoga retreats she ran out of local bed and breakfasts.

  • Sidewalks by Tom’s up next for repairs

    The Village announced last week that it plans to begin phase III of the downtown streetscape renovation on the southwest side of Xenia Avenue in mid-July. The project includes replacing sidewalks, curbcuts and removing and replanting trees along the route. (News archive photo by Matt Minde

    Sidewalks along the west side of Xenia Avenue downtown will be replaced this summer as part of a multi-year Village “streetscape” project.

  • Athletes honored as spring season ends

    YSHS senior athletes continuing in their sport at the college level were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school this week. From left are soccer player Jared Scarfpin, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, softball players Jesi Worsham and Chelsea Horton, Clark State Community College and soccer player Ian Chick, Sewanee: The University of the South. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Spring sports are officially over at Yellow Springs High School. Awards were doled out for performance and sportsmanship at an awards ceremony last week.

  • Kula means community + yoga

    A group of local yoga teachers — along with dance, fitness and drumming practitioners — recently formed the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative offering classes for adults and children at the Casa de Paz retreat space on Corry Street. Members are, from left, in front, Nicole Manieri with son Gabriel Manieri, Marcia Sauer and Amy Chavez; second row, Kim Krier and Jill Becker; third row, administrator Sandy Riorden, Katy Gaines and Carmen Milano. Members not pictured are Paula Hurwitz, Melissa Tinker, Larissa McHugh, Leslie Dworkin, Liz Sanchez and Linda Hamilton. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A new door has opened in the Kula Cooperative, a collaborative of local yoga and movement teachers who say they are creating a “new model” based upon shared ownership, affordable rates and community-based practice.

  • Teaching justice, peace and protest

    Local resident Talis X was arrested last weekend at protests over the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer of charges stemming from a 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple. Talis X will speak about his experiences with police violence and injustice at an Antioch College teach-in on mass incarceration and prison justice Saturday, May 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. in McGregor 113. (Still photo from CNN video)

    Local landscaper Talis X spent Memorial Day weekend in a Cleveland jail after leading a spontaneous street protest on Saturday when a judge acquitted a white Cleveland police officer in the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple.

  • Bulldogs sign, move up to college

    YSHS senior athletes continuing in their sport at the college level were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school this week. From left are soccer player Jared Scarfpin, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, softball players Jesi Worsham and Chelsea Horton, Clark State Community College and soccer player Ian Chick, Sewanee: The University of the South. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Four Yellow Springs High School senior athletes will play their sports at the college level next year.