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Antioch College Section

  • Celebrate Antioch College Foundry Theater

    Cast in Thornton Wilder's play, "The Skin of Our Teeth."

    The Foundry Theatre will celebrate one year since renovation with the opening of “The Skin of Our Teeth” this weekend.

  • Solar sheep come to Antioch Farm

    Antioch College's eight "self-fertilizing lawnmowers" arrive at the Antioch College Farm to manage vegetative growth around the five-acre solar array. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch College recently welcomed eight sheep in a pilot project to manage the vegetative growth around the college’s solar array.

  • Antioch College historian eyes race, community

    Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, will discuss his latest book, Race and Real Estate: Conflict and Cooperation in Harlem 1890–1920, on Tuesday, Aug. 4. at 7 p.m. at McGregor 113 on the college campus. He will also sign copies of this book, which was recently published by Columbia University Press. (Photo By diane chiddister)

    But Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history at Antioch College, tells the story of early white Harlem residents who appeared to hold diverse views of their African-American neighbors. And he believes that Harlem was originally a place of aspiration for the blacks who moved there.

  • Antioch College commencement inspires

    On Saturday morning hundreds of enthusiastic Antioch College students, parents, leaders, staff, and Yellow Springs community members attended the college’s first commencement ceremony since its revival, held at the Wellness Center with the overflow crowd at McGregor 113. Twenty-one students graduated. Shown above are, at top, Seth Kaplan-Bomberg, one of six graduates chosen to speak, delighted the crowd with his original song about his college experience. (photo by Matt Minde)

    Inspiring, rousing, uplifting — each component of the Antioch College commencement fit these descriptions on Saturday, as the college celebrated its first post-revival graduating class while reaffirming its social justice legacy.

  • Clarence Jones to give commencement address

    Dr. Clarence B. Jones will give Antioch College's 2015 commencement address. (Photo by Michael Collopy)

    Dr. Clarence Jones will deliver the commencement address at Antioch College’s graduation this Saturday, June 20.

  • ADA compliance project: Sorry, no exit, nor entrance

    Antioch College student Cleo van der Veen organized The Go! Project last Friday, locking all but handicapped-accessible doors on campus to raise awareness about mobility and accessibility standards. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College Student Cleo van der Veen’s “The Go! Accessibility Project” was conceived to give those who take their ambulation for granted a peek at how some get around campus without front-door access.

  • First class faced, rose to challenges

    Twenty-one students will graduate at Antioch College’s first commencement since reopening Saturday, June 20, at 10 a.m. on the campus lawn between North Hall and Main Building. The students were part of the revived college’s inaugural class, which entered 35-strong in the fall of 2011. Shown here are some members of the Class of 2015, who gathered in March on the back steps of Main Building. From left, front row: Kaleigh Harris, Rufus the dog and Dustin Maple; second row: Diana Zavala-Lopez, Nargees Jumahan, Maya Lindgren, Megan Miller and Elijah Blanton; third row: Zebedee Reichart, Ethan Kellaway, Rachel Smith, Justin Moore; top row: Guy “Jack” Matthews, Brendon Deal, Perri Freeman and Marianthe Bickett. (Submitted photo by Kaleigh Harris)

    Pioneers. Risk takers. Antioch’s poster children. “The chosen ones.”

  • Antioch College is a real food leader

    Antioch College Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre joined students Sara Brooks and Rhianna Guerin on the Antioch Farm last week to talk about a growing group of 35 colleges and universities who have committed to consume at least 20 percent real food (local, humane, ecologically sound and fair trade) by 2020. Though new to the Real Food Challenge, the college is already leading the way with a pledge of 60 percent real food by 2020. (Photo by Laruren Heaton)

    According to Antioch Food Service Coordinator Isaac Delamatre, 56 percent of Antioch’s food is considered “real”, meaning sourced from locally owned, ecologically sound, humane farms with fair employment practices.

  • Roosevelt to leave Antioch College in December

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt addressed a capacity crowd on campus Tuesday afternoon with the news that he will be stepping down in December of this year, when his contract expires. He says he “will have finished” what he tried to do. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    At a meeting attended by several hundred in the Antioch College community on Tuesday, May 5, College President Mark Roosevelt announced that he will no longer lead the college when his five-year contract expires at the end of 2015.

  • Roosevelt will leave job

    Antioch College President announced on Tuesday that he'll leave his job at the end of the year.

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced Tuesday that he’ll leave his position by the end of the year.