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  • ‘Wishing we had talked…’ installation at Herndon Gallery

    Casselli’s installation, “wishing we had talked, there’s so much left unsaid,” is a reflection on caring for his mother as she was dying of cancer in 1996. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Antioch College instructor of media arts Michael Casselli is one of the Antioch faculty members participating in an exhibit in the Herndon Gallery, “Currencies”.

  • First-year students settle in

    Michelle Allen captured a photo of her son, Ishan, on the Antioch College campus as the first-year student moved in last week. Allen is one of the 97 new students in the class of 2017. The college population doubled to around 200 with the arrival of its third class since reopening. (Submitted photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    The free tuition scholarship, the small town of Yellow Springs and the opportunity to help rebuild a college continue to be a draw for Antioch, new students said this week. Move-in day for the class of 2017 was Oct. 1.

  • A promising road to accreditation

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    The size of the Antioch student body doubled last week when 97 new students from the class of 2017 arrived on campus. But that wasn’t the biggest news at the college’s fourth annual community potluck on the Antioch campus on Friday.

  • 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.

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