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Articles About Antioch College :: Page 3

  • A spotlight on local black history

    Antioch Professor of History Kevin McGruder, left, and Mills Lawn School Counselor John Gudgel, former principal of Yellow Springs High School, helped develop the new brochure, “Blacks in Yellow Springs,” highlighting the rich history of African Americans in the village. Undertaken by the 365 Project, the brochure is available at the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Train Station and elsewhere in the village. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    “If it weren’t for the role blacks have played in Yellow Springs, Yellow Springs wouldn’t be what it is today,” noted Yellow Springer John Gudgel recently.

  • Bee-friendly land management— Antioch College bans ‘neonics’

    The lawn in front of Antioch Hall, known as the horseshoe, is covered with clover this time of year. In years past, that meant bees — hundreds of them — buzzing underfoot. But now the clover field is silent.

  • Antioch College — Visiting dancer dares defy gravity

    submitted photo by Jack Mitchell “Radical choreogrrapher” Elizabeth Streb of New York City will visit the Antioch College campus next Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10. She will answer questions following a documentary film of her work, “Born to Fly,” on Thursday at 7 at the college Arts and Science building. (Submitted photo)

    A MacArthur “genius” award winner, Elizabeth Streb is described in a 2015 New Yorker article as a “radical choreographer.” But Streb isn’t sure that her creations are actually dance.

  • Addressing LGBTQ health

    A longtime area HIV/AIDS resource, Equitas Health, is expanding its mission to serve the full spectrum of health needs in the LGBTQ community.

  • Yarn Registry BLOG – Rumor has it Lee Harvey Oswald was in Yellow Springs

    According to some theorists, at one point Yellow Springs was said to host none other than Lee Harvey Oswald, the man behind the Kennedy assassination. Was he really here? Why? How? Was it all just part of a larger CIA-led plot?

  • A Yellow Springs roundtable on refugee crisis

    More than 60 million people around the world are refugees and migrants, according to recent UN figures. What can a village of 3,500 do?

  • Antioch Eco-Village— ‘Pioneers’ share vision, plans

    The Antioch Eco-Village Pioneers, a local cohousing group, claims 14 core members who are working to create a cohousing community (private homes with shared amenities) on the Antioch campus as part of the college’s intergenerational housing concept. Here, pictured on one proposed site, at the corner of N. College and Livermore streets, are four members of the group: Don Hollister, Pat Brown, Jane Baker and Sylvia Carter Denny. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    the Eco-Village Pioneers are organizing an event on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center for all villagers curious about cohousing and interested in learning about Yellow Springs’ cohousing group.

  • Groups striving for a local economy of resilience, equity

    This month’s focus on local economy includes discussions of time exchanges, cooperative food hubs, local investing and more. Here, participants in a yarn game at Community Solutions’ fall 2015 conference discover how their skills intersect with their neighbors’ needs. Such intersections are the basis of the “sharing economy,” an economy centered on shared access to goods and services. (Submitted photo by John H. Morgan)

    A time bank. A worker-owned cooperative food hub. A cooperative entrepreneurial hub with shared services and support. Community-supported industries. Local financing and investing.

  • Thomas Manley arrives on Antioch campus

    Thomas Manley took the helm of Antioch College this week. (Submitted photo)

    New Antioch College President Thomas Manley began his position earlier this week and is now on campus.

  • Dr. James Payson Dixon III

    Dr. James Payson Dixon III

    Jim Dixon, physician and president of Antioch College from 1959 through 1975, died at his home in Haverford, Penn. on Feb. 27, 2016, at the age of 98.

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