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Articles About Antioch College

  • A war inspires lasting peace activity

    Barbara and Earle Reynolds on their peace voyage with the Phoenix.

    Former Yellow Springs residents Barbara and Earle Reynolds sailed the world for peace before Barbara founded the Peace Resource Center at Wilmington College 40 years ago.

  • Seeding a food revolution

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters. (Submitted photo)

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters.

  • Antioch College attracts generations

    Bo Waite recently moved back into the West North College Street home his grandparents owned from the 1930s to 1960s. His partner Angie Bogner, a fitness trainer and teacher now working at the Antioch College Wellness Center, joined him from San Francisco. Waite, a Cincinnati psychiatrist, was the fifth member of his family to attend Antioch. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A few years ago, some 50 years after visiting his grandparents’ house as a child on West North College Street, Bo Waite purchased it, and moved in last summer.

  • Civil Rights icon to address College


    Fifty years ago, in the spring of 1965, the Rev. Dr, Martin Luther King Jr. came to Yellow Springs to deliver the commencement address at Antioch College, the alma mater of his wife, Coretta Scott King.

  • 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.

  • Antioch College is a real food leader

    Antioch College Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre joined students Sara Brooks and Rhianna Guerin on the Antioch Farm last week to talk about a growing group of 35 colleges and universities who have committed to consume at least 20 percent real food (local, humane, ecologically sound and fair trade) by 2020. Though new to the Real Food Challenge, the college is already leading the way with a pledge of 60 percent real food by 2020. (Photo by Laruren Heaton)

    According to Antioch Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre, 56 percent of Antioch’s food is considered “real”, meaning sourced from locally owned, ecologically sound, humane farms with fair employment practices.

  • Morgan grants still suspended


    Last week’s sobering announcement that Antioch College’s first long-term president, Mark Roosevelt, will leave at the end of his five-year contract in December was buoyed by the simultaneous promise of a $6 million gift over five years from the Morgan Family Foundation.

  • Springfield architectural tour comes to Yellow Springs

    The Antioch College Science Building, built in 1930. (photo from the Council of Independent Colleges)

    The Summer Tour Series gets under way this weekend in Springfield and finishes in August with an architectural investigation of Antioch College.

  • Roosevelt to leave Antioch College in December

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At a meeting attended by several hundred in the Antioch College community on Tuesday, May 5, College President Mark Roosevelt announced that he will no longer lead the college when his five-year contract expires at the end of 2015.

  • Social media safety the focus of talk

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University has been researching how children and teens expose themselves to sexual predators online. (Submitted photo by  Patrick Mansell, Penn State)

    Penn State researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will teach local parents how to keep their kids safe online at Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m., at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.