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Articles About Antioch College

  • Antioch College— A small college, at least for now

    Antioch College is small. Very small. At just 179 students, and in the process of recruiting a modest-sized class targeted at 60, Antioch today is a considerably smaller institution than college leaders envisioned when Antioch reopened to students in 2011.

  • Film highlights the life of a Zoque shaman

    Antioch media studies professor Charles Fairbanks and co-director Saul Kakwill show their documentary “The Modern Jungle” at the Little Art Theatre on Saturday, April 29. The documentary explores what happens to a Zoque shaman named Don Juan when he finds himself drawn into a pyramid scheme involving the sale of nutritional supplements. The film is partly in the Zoque language, a language from southernmost Mexico. (Submitted photo)

    This weekend, Yellow Springers have the opportunity to see not only a feature-length documentary made by a fellow villager, but a documentary filmed in Zoque, a language that to date has only been featured in three films.

  • Herndon Gallery: Identity unmasked in ‘Schizomaica’

    Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery is hosting “Schizomaica,” a show by Jamaican-born artist Kamar Thomas, currently visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch. Up for a few more weeks, the show features 19 works in oil and charcoal, including “Selfie 3,” pictured here at right. A reception and painting demonstration will be held on Thursday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    27-year-old Kamar Thomas is currently a visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch College. His Herndon Gallery show, titled “Schizomaica”, which features 19 works in oil and charcoal, combines elements of performance, photography and painting.

  • Political climate change galvanizes Antioch College’s mission

    Antioch College students were called to action by changes in the current political climate. (Photo by F. Stop

    Antioch College, the stalwart clarion of human, social and environmental rights, has been galvanized to action by the vast changes in the current political and cultural climate.

  • Celebrating dance and community

    The annual Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Community Dance Concert will take place next Friday and Saturday, March 10 and 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    Locally based dancer Valerie Blackwell-Truitt might have become a professional singer. But dance is what called her.

  • 2016: Yellow Springs year in review — higher education

    The 50 members of Antioch College’s Class of 2016, the second graduating class of the revived college, celebrated their commencement last June. Newly minted graduates Jasmine Lindquist, Sylvia Newman and Ozrich Sable crossed “the Mound” in their own dramatic ways, carrying on an Antioch tradition. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    2016: Yellow Springs year in review — higher education

  • Paul Graham: a soft-spoken force for equality

    Longtime villager Paul Graham is shown in the kitchen of his Corry Street home surrounded by photos of family, including his late wife, Jewell, at right. Graham played a major role in integrating downtown businesses in the early 1960s. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A soft-spoken and gentle man, Paul Graham doesn’t seem like a troublemaker. Yet in Yellow Springs a half century ago, Graham made considerable trouble for those who stood in the path of equal rights for all.

  • Antioch College enacts budget measures

    Antioch College President Tom Manley announced a series of cost-cutting measures on Friday, including pay cuts for executive and senior staff and a reduction in the total workforce, largely through attrition and reorganization.

  • New leader of Antioch College admissions

    Bill Carter is Antioch College’s new dean of admission and financial aid, replacing interim director Harold Wingood. Carter brings 25 years of higher education admissions experience to the post, with a focus on recruiting diverse students. He began at the college on Oct. 17. (photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Bill Carter is a data guy. He’s already looking forward to the release, still years away, of the 2020 U.S. Census. And meanwhile, he’s digging into demographic data from community colleges, SAT and ACT testing agencies and other sources to identify and target prospects for Antioch College’s next class — students who will enroll in the fall of 2017.

  • Horseplay at school

    Pictured is horse Iggy with handler Jennifer Lawson, together with, from left, student Jonah Martindale, Antioch Farm Manager Kat Thomas and student Mia Bates. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Three horses from the Riding Centre and one from Funderburg Farms visited Antioch College on Tuesday, spreading equine peace, love and happiness.

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