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From The Print Section :: Page 41

  • October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

    Senior midfielder Jared Scarfpin passed the ball up to forward Joe Plumber during the Yellow Springs High School boys varsity soccer team’s 6–0 victory over Northeastern at home in the first round of the sectional tournament. Plumber scored a goal a few minutes later. Also visible is YSHS forward Ian Chick. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    October 16, 2014 Bulldog sports round-up

  • Rally for marriage equality

    Issa Walker, of the Yellow Springs-based hip-hop group Village Fam, rehearses with the World House Choir, under the direction of Catherine Roma, on a song that will be performed as part of Friday night’s Pep Rally for Marriage Equality, hosted by the choir, at the Antioch Foundry Theater. The collaborative piece composed specially for the all-volunteer choir combines rap and four-part harmonies. Friday night’s multimedia event, scheduled to begin at 7:40 p.m., will include music, dance and a variety of visual elements. In addition to members of Village Fam, guest performers will include MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir; and dancers Melissa Heston and Rodney Veal. Admission is free. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The World House Choir is hosting a Pep Rally for Marriage Equality on Friday, Oct. 10, intentionally set on the eve of National Coming Out Day.

  • Mary Caroline (Lowery) Peterson

    Mary Peterson

    Mary Peterson, of Yellow Springs, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Sept. 27. She passed at home with family members at her side.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust’s language of the land

    THUMB_VillageLife

    The Tecumseh Land Trust and WYSO–FM essay contest “Home on Earth: Living on the Land” will award winners for personal nonfiction essays on what home and land mean to them.

  • Antioch College Farm sprouts power

    Antioch students David Schopmeyer, left, and Alex Rolland work on the college’s new solar array. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A one-megawatt solar farm recently popped up at Antioch College along Corry Street as part of the college’s plan to become carbon neutral.

  • Philip Rothman

    Obituary

    Philip Rothman died peacefully at home on Monday, Oct. 6.

  • Ilene Ruth White

    Obituary

    Ilene Ruth White, of Beavercreek, passed away Saturday, Sept. 27, at her residence. She was 81.

  • Shoegazing’s out, rock’s back

    Local band Stark Folk, which is unapologetically tending the flames of ’60s psych rock, plays at a release party for its new record at Peach’s Grill on Friday, Oct. 3. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    If you’re wondering where rock ‘n’ roll went, you’re not alone. Fortunately, local four piece Stark Folk Band is unapologetically rock ‘n’ roll and definitively high energy.

  • Carrying on college Antioch College activist legacy

    This past summer, Antioch College Trustee David Goodman and Antioch history professor Kevin McGruder organized a commemorative trip to Mississippi on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer, the student-led civil rights summer of 1964. Goodman’s brother, Andrew, was one of the three activists killed outside of Philadelphia for supporting equality for African Americans. Accompanying them were several Antioch staff members and seven students, including, from left, Residence Life Manager Nicholas Daily, Eric Rhodes, Kijin Higashibaba, IdaLease Cummings, Louise Lybrook, Ciana Ayenu, Rebecca Smith, arts faculty member Raewyn Martin, Lauren Gjessing, Kevin McGruder, Professor of History. (Submitted photo)

    This year, seven current Antioch students participated in the Antioch activist tradition by traveling to Mississippi during their most recent break to attend a conference on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.

  • Calling on dance to fight Parkinson’s

    Each Wednesday at the Senior Center, dance instructor Jill Becker, third from left, works with Paul Graham, second from left, and Kim Korkan, right, who both suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that causes gradual loss of muscular control and can lead to depression and dementia in its advanced stages. A regular regimen of exercise has been shown to strengthen muscles, improve mobility and have a positive effect on mood. (Photo by Jenn Wheeler)

    Every Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m., Jill Becker, a local dance instructor, meets with a small group of people at the Yellow Springs Senior Center to lead a dance class intended to help participants manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.