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  • Antioch College students stretch in co-op jobs

    During Antioch College students’ most recent co-op jobs, Gabe Amrhein of Yellow Springs worked for the Rich Earth Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont, testing the use of urine in agricultural applications. (Submitted photo)

    What do toilets and politics have in common? Potential metaphors aside, they both figured prominently in the recent co-op placements of Antioch’s first-year students, who returned just a few weeks ago from their first Antioch co-op experience.

  • Mosquitos net vigilance of Yellow Springs villagers

    Assistant professor of biomedical science Savitha Krishna, right, and Antioch student Diana Harvey sampled the water at Ellis Pond this week in search of the larvae and pupae of mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile Virus. The Antioch biology class is working with the Green Environmental Coalition and Greene County Combined Health District to monitor and control the spread of mosquitoes in the village to prevent the potentially-dangerous illness. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a house along Livermore Street last week, the mosquitoes were so dense that the Aedes species — typically only active in the evenings — were out during the day in search of a blood meal.

  • Fighting West Nile in the village

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    To keep the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus at bay, local groups are urging residents to remove mosquito breeding sites on their property.

  • Pastor Derrick Weston to leave— Social justice voice to move on

    For the last year Derrick Weston has been the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church and director of Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom. Weston leaves next month to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, where he will work for a faith-based organization that empowers inner-city youth. In light of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Weston said his work with young African Americans will be even more critical. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Pastor Derrick Weston will soon leave the First Presbyterian Church, which he has led since January 2012, to work towards just that cause as he becomes the director of a non-profit community development organization that empowers inner-city youth in Pittsburgh.

  • Veterans share their ‘Coming Home’

    Though it’s been nine years since he returned from the fighting, Iraq war veteran Aaron Hughes deals with the memories of his deployment every single day.

  • A public reading of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

    A public reading of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring will be held Saturday, June 22, 8 a.m.–noon at the Farmers Market.

  • New York Radiohole artists to lecture, perform

    A piece by Hoffman and Dyer in the "Appetite" exhibit now at Herndon Gallery.

    Antioch College will host two multimedia performance artists for a lecture and workshop on non-hierarchical creative collaboration and New York’s Radiohole.

  • WYSO, college are reunited

    Antioch College will get back its longtime local radio station WYSO as part of a tentative agreement approved this week with Antioch University, which had retained control of the FM station when the College was purchased by alumni in 2009.

  • Charitable funding shift to affect local nonprofits

    Over the past 10 years, the Morgan Family Foundation has quietly donated substantial sums of money to local nonprofits. But last week the foundation notified past grant recipients that, at least for the next several years, it is changing direction.

  • Antioch School 90th anniversary— A school that runs like a family

    Students were ecstatic to be out on the golf course side of the the new Antioch School around when it was built in 1953. The school will celebrate its 90th anniversary with an open house reunion on Saturday, July 7, noon–4 p.m. at the school. (Photo courtesy of Antiochiana, Antioch College)

    Elsie Hevelin remembers clearly the tall front pillars and marble fireplaces in each room of Judge Mills house where she attended the Antioch School as a child.

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