Articles by Megan Bachman :: Page 21

  • Mosquitos net vigilance of Yellow Springs villagers

    Assistant professor of biomedical science Savitha Krishna, right, and Antioch student Diana Harvey sampled the water at Ellis Pond this week in search of the larvae and pupae of mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. The Antioch biology class is working with the Green Environmental Coalition and Greene County Combined Health District to monitor and control the spread of mosquitoes in the village to prevent the potentially-dangerous illness. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a house along Livermore Street last week, the mosquitoes were so dense that the Aedes species — typically only active in the evenings — were out during the day in search of a blood meal.

  • Sculptors go for the bronze in the Yellow Springs Experience

    Local sculptor Brian Maughan is one of four artists selected for the Yellow Springs Experience: National Bronze Symposium, Oct. 13–26 on the Antioch campus. Last week at his home studio on N. Walnut Street, Maughan worked on preliminary sketches for one of the four contemporary bronze sculptures he will create during the two-week symposium. Later the 12 completed pieces will be erected as part of a downtown sculpture trail. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    An ancient method of casting bronze sculpture that was revived 90 years ago at Antioch College is returning to the campus and community.

  • Yellow Springs art fair turns 30

    At last year's Art on the Lawn, a customer browses the eco-spiritual art of Kotah Moon, the winner of the 2012 Best in Show award. Kotah Moon will return for this year's Art on the Lawn on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013.

    Village Artisans hosts its 30th annual invitational arts and crafts sale, Art on the Lawn, at Mills Lawn on Saturday.

  • Locals contend at racewalk nationals

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    Yellow Springs High School sophomore Charlotte Walkey placed 11th at last week’s USA Junior Olympic Track & Field Nationals at North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C. Walkey competed in the 3,000-meter race walk, placing 11th out of the 28 walkers in her division with a time of 17:36. Also competing in the same race […]

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

  • Vigil over vigilantism

    White and black neighbors came together for a silent candlelight vigil on Sunday night for Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old African-American victim of a fatal shooting in Florida.

  • Pastor Derrick Weston to leave— Social justice voice to move on

    For the last year Derrick Weston has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and director of Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. Weston leaves next month to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he will work for a faith-based organization that empowers inner-city youth. In light of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Weston said his work with young African Americans will be even more critical. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Pastor Derrick Weston will soon leave the First Presbyterian Church, which he has led since January 2012, to work towards just that cause as he becomes the director of a non-profit community development organization that empowers inner-city youth in Pittsburgh.

  • From conflict to community at college

    Five Antioch students were allowed to continue taking summer classes three days into the session after an agreement was worked out last Thursday between students and administrators over overdue room and board fees.

  • Artists selected for bronze symposium

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    Three artists selected by a national jury to participate in a bronze sculpture symposium in October were announced this week.

  • Local runners to compete at junior olympics

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    Youth runners with the Miami Valley Track Club qualified for next week’s junior olympic nationals.

  • Antioch College fundraiser takes challenge

    If fundraising is critical to Antioch College’s future, then a lot rests on the shoulders of Brian Williams, its new vice president of advancement.

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