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From The Print Section :: Page 9

  • Dr. Arthur Lewis Solomon

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    Dr. Arthur Lewis Solomon, 97, a former college professor, actor and poet, died in his home in Federal Way, Wash., on Nov. 23, 2015.

  • Ruth Holyoke

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    Ruth Holyoke, of Yellow Springs, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Friends Care.

  • Bulldog Sports Round-up — Dec. 10, 2015

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    Sports — Dec. 10, 2015

  • Lakelynn Sheley

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    Lakelynn Ayers Sheley, who was with us on this earth for three hours, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, at Mary Rutan Hospital.

  • Roosevelt tenure: healing wounds, raising the college

    Mark Roosevelt, the first president of the revived Antioch College, is leaving the job after five years to become president of St. John’s College in Santa Fe, N.M. Roosevelt and his wife, Dorothy, will be honored Thursday, Dec. 3, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Herndon Gallery. The event is open to the community. (submitted Photo)

    When Mark Roosevelt was a newly elected Massachusetts state legislator in 1986, he was asked to be lead sponsor of a bill that would prohibit housing and employment discrimination against gays and lesbians. If passed, the state would become only the second in the nation to protect homosexuals.

  • Conference on diversity— Seeing the whole person

    A screening of the documentary film “Invitation to Dance” will kick off the local Valuing Diversity: Reframing Disability conference next week at Antioch University Midwest. The film will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, and a panel discussion will follow, both in AUM’s Media Room. The day-long conference will open the next day, Dec. 10, at 8 a.m. with a keynote talk by Julie Williams, of Wright State University’s School of Psychology. (Submitted Photo)

    “Diversity is being invited to the party; inclusion is being asked to dance,” writes attorney and diversity consultant Vera Myers.

  • Antioch’s next president sees big promise in college’s challenges

    Thomas Manley spent a few days on the Antioch College campus last week after being announced as the second president of the revived college on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Manley will begin his tenure in March, 2016. He comes to Antioch from Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, where he’s served as president since 2003, revitalizing and transforming the college. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Antioch College’s next president, Thomas Manley, has a quiet, even gentle voice. He’s not afraid of the thoughtful pause, both before and after speaking. He weighs his words like the student of poetry that he is — Kenneth Rexroth is a particular love.

  • Feeding a family of 400

    Villager Suzanne Patterson and Antioch student Meli Osanya help themselves to a portion of the feast. (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    This year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner was the biggest one yet, according to organizers, with about 400 villagers sharing dishes and eating together on Thanksgiving Day.

  • Macbeth honored for Oten Gallery

    Longtime local artist Alan Macbeth was honored on Saturday with the Village Inspiration & Design Award, or VIDA, presented by the Arts and Culture Commission. Macbeth was recognized for his ongoing work on the unique Oten Gallery, which was described as a Yellow Springs “icon.” Macbeth has worked on the brick structure for almost 50 years. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Alan Macbeth was studying art at Ohio State University in the 1960s when he decided to drop out of school and move to Yellow Springs. A little house right downtown on Xenia Avenue was for rent, and he moved in. Later, his mother bought the house for him.

  • A lone ranger for Glen Helen

    Susan Smith is Glen Helen’s full-time ranger. Her daily routine entails the work of a peace officer, ecologist, guide and land steward, and her background makes her especially suited to the job. The Glen has always been a special place to her, she said, so despite the occasional trouble she has to attend to, the chance to be a ranger in a place so personally meaningful is a rewarding and emotional opportunity. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The quiet hum of natural life is a powerful force, said George Bieri, the Glen’s land manager, and the Glen offers many people the opportunity to immerse themselves in the solace it affords.

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