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  • College global seminar projects go local— Students tackle town/gown health

    Students in Antioch College’s global health seminar presented their solutions to campus and community health problems at a public forum last month. One group started a college bicycle co-op and refurbished eight bikes to rent to students free-of-charge. From left are group members Jordan Berley, Emma Gilruth, Lucas Gottke and Katie Pitsenbarger, Antioch facilities manager Reggie Stratton and group member Elaine Bell. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A women’s support group, bicycle co-op and senior auditing program were a few of the ideas Antioch College students came up with to tackle campus and community health problems during last semester’s global seminar.

  • State funds Antioch co-ops

    Following through on its commitment to agricultural and environmental sustainability in both campus life and curriculum, Antioch College last week cemented a partnership with the state to establish several dozen cooperative job positions for students

  • Transfer ‘celebratory’ for college

    The recent agreement between Antioch College and Antioch University that nullifies the university’s remaining claims to the college campus will allow the college to move ahead with projects that also benefit the Yellow Springs community.

  • College commits to 250 by 2016

    This fall Antioch College campus is buzzing with activity as its more than 100 students settle into the daily rhythms of campus life. By 2016, the number of students could grow to 250 if a plan adopted by the Antioch College Board of Trustees is realized.

  • State of the college address— College is ‘coming alive’

    If 2010, the year the College restarted after closure, was “daunting but doable,” and 2011 when it welcomed its first class was “[we’re] all in,” then this year the thrust on campus is “coming alive,” Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt said.

  • New class to continue shaping college

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    Meredith Martin is one of a new crop of Antioch College students, a cohort 75-strong composed of enthusiastic young people who arrived on campus last week ready to remake the college, which reopened last year.

  • Year of challenge for class of ’15

    The first class of the revived Antioch College gathered on the steps of Main Building at the start of their year. After nine months and three challenging terms, students said they felt exhausted and overwhelmed, yet enthused with a sense of accomplishment. The next class arrives in October. (submitted Photo by Dennie Eagleson)

    For the first class of the revived Antioch College, the last nine months have been intense.

  • Glen Helen kicks off series on environment— Thinking many generations ahead

    CarolCarolyn Raffensperger, here speaking at a TED event in Maui, Hawaii, will lecture on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Glen Helen Auditorium on the precautionary principle as a way to stem the environmental pollution that threatens the lives of future generations. (Submitted photo)yn Raffensperger`

    Not only does U.S. law not protect Americans seven generations from now, it allows the continued creation of environmental toxins that will be hazardous to those in the ten-thousandth generation, according to environmental lawyer Carolyn Raffensperger.

  • Mix of big dreams, hard reality

    Last Saturday morning Karl McCartney of Thomas & Marker Construction, left, and Antioch College Vice President for Advancement Steve Sturman, right, led alumni, including Ron Winger, ‘64, of San Diego, on tours of the ongoing renovation of North Hall. The dormitory, constructed in 1852, is being renovated to achieve the LEEDS gold certification for environmental responsibility, and when completed, will be the oldest building in the country with that distinction. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    To succeed with the revival of Antioch College, its leaders, alumni and community members must create a new culture grounded in “ownership, fearlessness and love,” President Mark Roosevelt told college alumni Saturday night.

  • No such thing as a typical day

    At the “Antioch Today” panel at this weekend’s Antioch College alumni reunion, students, staff and faculty reflected on the trials and triumphs of college life in the middle of the revived school’s first academic year. From left, are Assistant Professor of Philosophy Lewis Trelawny-Cassity, student Maya Lundgren, Resident Life Manager Randle Charles and student Guy Matthews. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At last weekend’s Antioch College reunion, students, staff and faculty painted a picture of current college life for Antiochians past.

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