Antioch College Section

  • Antioch College ‘needs more’

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    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt summarized the significant challenges involved in remaking the college, now at the start of its fourth year of operation: “You can see it from here, but it’s still just slightly out of reach.”

  • Last Antioch College class enters on Horace’s tab

    The 71 students in the Antioch College incoming class moved into their dorm rooms last week. Above, new student Esmé Westerlund of Nantucket, Mass., moves in with the help of her father, Ron. Classes began Tuesday. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The incoming class at Antioch College may be more diverse, more international and more committed to saving the world than the three classes above 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.

  • 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.

  • “Trifles” in the Foundry Theater

    Students Parker Phelan and Hannah Craig rehearse for their performance in the Foundry Theater.

    Hannah Craig and Parker Phelan, two students in Geneva Gano’s “Introduction to Drama” literature class at Antioch College, will be the first to perform a play in the recently renovated Foundry Theater.

  • A multi-lens look at water needs

    Participants in the recent Antioch College global seminar on water surround the globe because the earth is made up of mostly water. Begining at 12 o’clock going clockwise, Antioch College faculty member Robin Littell, Julian Smith ‘16, Alex Rolland ‘17, Sam Stewart ‘17, Shannon Hart ‘17, Rian Lawrence ‘17, faculty member Brooke Bryan, David Schopmeyer ‘16 and faculty and project leader Flauia Sancier. The community is invited to student presentations this Saturday, Sept. 13, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 at McGregor Hall. (Photo by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The Water Crisis in Turkey. Women and Water: Personal Explorations of Impact. Compost Toilet Construction: a Feasibility Report. The Weaponization of Water.

  • Small Wind Turbine Design and Construction Workshop

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    Dan Bartmann, co-author of Homebrew Wind Power: A hands-on guide to harnessing the wind, will be leading a five-day workshop, Sept 23-27, for Antioch College students and community wind power enthusiasts.

  • Adoff to read at Antioch College’s Local Writers Series

    Nationally celebrated poet and children's author Arnold Adoff will be reading from his latest award-winning collection, Roots and Blues: A Celebration, at Antioch College's Local Writers Series on September 11.

    Nationally celebrated poet and children’s author Arnold Adoff will be reading at Antioch College’s Local Writers Series on September 11, 2014 at Antioch’s Coretta Scott King Center at 7 p.m.

  • Learn seed-saving during a tomato walk at Antioch

    Antioch students tour high-calorie perennial grain crops at the Land Institute in Salina, Ks. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch College students will share seed-saving technique for tomatoes during a Tomato Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the Antioch farm.

  • Filmmaker to present master class, Nixon film

    Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye is coming to Antioch College to show a free screening of his and Penny Lane's 2013 film.

    Documentary filmmaker Brian Frye will give two presentations, both free and open to the public, on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Antioch College.

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