Sep
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2015
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Articles About human rights demonstration

  • Film argues that education is a right

    Antioch College student Taylor Spratt and the Yellow Springs Bahá’í community will host a documentary highlighting an online campaign to educate Bahá’ís worldwide. The film, “To Light a Candle,” will screen this Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at room 219 in the Science Building on campus. Roy Qualls, right, will moderate the post-film discussion. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    For Taylor Spratt, an Antioch College student who grew up between Milwaukee and the Chicago suburbs, a college education was a given. But for her contemporaries who live in Iran and adhere to the Bahá’í Faith, attending Iranian university is prohibited by law.

  • Villagers take pride in their town

    Paraders marched along Dayton Street waving flags and receiving supportive honks from passersby.

    About 70 villagers came out yesterday to celebrate the opening of Yellow Springs’ first gay pride weekend.