Articles About Antioch College

  • Hundreds protest police shooting at Walmart

    Several hundred people, including many villagers such as Jeanna Breza, at left, attended a protest at Walmart this afternoon to protest the August police shooting of John Crawford at the store. Two people were arrested, including Sandy King of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Several hundred people, including a large percentage from Yellow Springs, descended on the Beavercreek Walmart at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

  • New director at Coretta Scott King Center— Focus on diversity, social justice

    Mila Cooper began her work in September as the new director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom on the Antioch College campus. She comes to the village after 12 years as director of community outreach at Baldwin Wallace College. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Mila Cooper was hired as the director of the Coretta Scott King Center for Intellectual Freedom at Antioch College this fall.

  • Brookey leaves the college

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    Tom Brookey has served Antioch College since before it became operational in its most recent reincarnation. Brookey was the college’s business, operations, finance, information and HR director before those positions were officially created.

  • Antioch College student organizes vigil for slain Mexican students

    Odette Chavez-Mayo, in foreground, organized a candlelight vigil after she found out about the murders of 43 Mexican students who were headed for a protest. She points out the similarity between police brutality in Mexico and the shooting of an unarmed African-American youth in Ferguson, and notes the need to "stick together." (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Last Friday, Dec. 3, several Antioch College students, faculty and townspeople participated in a candlelight vigil in a display of solidarity with Mexico for the disappearance and subsequent murder of 43 students.

  • Local authors at Blue Jacket

    Keith Doubt and Kevin McGruder will read from original work this Saturday, Nov. 15, at 2 p.m. at Blue Jacket Books.

    In the mid-1990s, Keith Doubt, then living and teaching in Missouri, became increasingly troubled by the war between Bosnians and Serbians. The New York Times was always a day or two late in the rural area where he lived, but regardless, he remembers being consumed by the paper’s coverage of the conflict.

  • Tour green homes, businesses in and around Yellow Springs

    Antioch College personnel, solar project finance advisor Doug Hull, Physical Plant Director Reggie Strattion and Andi Adkins, VP of administration and finance, invite the public to tour the new campus solar array.

    Hosts from Yellow Springs and the surrounding area will open their homes and businesses this weekend for the 2014 Green Energy Ohio tour.

  • Sparking the revolution

    Third-year student Dustin Mapel welds the arm for the turbine in the campus shop, where YS Kids Playhouse was located over the summer. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)c

    As an extension of a Global Seminar on sustainable energy, Antioch College hosted a workshop last week on how to construct a wind turbine.

  • Solar array erected at Antioch

    Touring the new solar farm at Antioch College this week were finance director at WYSO Doug Hull, Antioch Physical Plant Director Reggie Stratton and Andi Adkins, Antioch VP of administration and finance. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up on Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.

  • A multi-lens look at water needs

    Participants in the recent Antioch College global seminar on water surround the globe because the earth is made up of mostly water. Begining at 12 o’clock going clockwise, Antioch College faculty member Robin Littell, Julian Smith ‘16, Alex Rolland ‘17, Sam Stewart ‘17, Shannon Hart ‘17, Rian Lawrence ‘17, faculty member Brooke Bryan, David Schopmeyer ‘16 and faculty and project leader Flauia Sancier. The community is invited to student presentations this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 at McGregor Hall. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The Water Crisis in Turkey. Women and Water: Personal Explorations of Impact. Compost Toilet Construction: a Feasibility Report. The Weaponization of Water.

  • Farm seeds new ways to grow food

    Antioch College students went on a transformative field trip over the summer to see the latest developments in sustainable agriculture. Attending the Seed Saver’s Exchange annual conference in Decorah, Iowa were, from left, Antioch Instructor of Cooperative Education Beth Bridgeman with students Charlotte Pulitzer, Keegan Smith-Nichols, Lauren Gjessing and Gabe Amrhein. Seed Saver’s Exchange is the largest non-governmental seed bank in the world. (Submitted photo)

    At the perennially radical Antioch College, a new crop of students is learning about radical perennials.