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Articles About Antioch College :: Page 3

  • 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.

  • Improv workshop at Antioch College open to village

    A workshop on theater improvisation and civic engagement will take place this Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Antioch College Foundry Theater from 1 to 4 p.m., led by members of The Talking Band theater company of New York City. The event is part of a monthlong project that includes the March presentation of the play “Marcellus Shale,” about the effects of fracking on a community. Shown here are cast members, from left to right, front row: Ida Lease Cummings, Parker Phelan; center row: Selena Wilkinson, Cole Gentry, John Fleming; Third row: Sean Allen; Back row: Hannah Priscilla Craig, Michael Casselli, Louise Smith. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Yellow Springers have an opportunity to learn about how theater improvisation can enhance civic engagement in a free workshop this Saturday at Antioch College.

  • Antioch College names new president

    Thomas Manley, current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has been named the new president of Antioch College. (Submitted photo by Matthew Miller)

    Thomas Manley, the current president of the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, has been chosen the new president of 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

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    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.

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