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  • 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.

  • Carter gives keynote at Antioch College reunion

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    The 2012 Antioch College reunion, Regeneration,will feature a keynote address from Majora Carter on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the reunion tent on campus.

  • A once-in-a-century event

    Venus moving across the Sun's disc in. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

    Venus will transit across the sun on Tuesday, June 5, a rare astronomical event that will next occur in 2117. Watch it at the Antioch amphitheater.

  • College accepts class of 2016

    This week Dean of Admissions Cezar Mesquita sealed the deposits of 69 students who have committed to becoming the second class of Antioch College students since the school reopened in 2009.

  • Make It Count for the Birds counts for the Glen

    The pileated woodpecker is one of the 85 bird species tallied last Saturday at the annual "Make It Count for the Birds" fundraiser for Glen Helen. The event raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.

    About 25 birders tallied 85 bird species in the Glen last Saturday, during the annual “Make It Count for the Birds” event, which also raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.

  • Leadership shift at Midwest

    The day-to-day operations of Antioch University Midwest are under a new leader, since President Michael Fishbein, while still maintaining his title, is no longer on the premises. Dr. Ellen Hall, who was recently named provost of Midwest, is now responsible for running the school.

  • Antioch University names new chancellor

    Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company has been named the new chancellor of Antioch University, replacing Toni Murdock.

    The Antioch University Board of Governors has appointed Felice Nudelman of the New York Times Company as the university’s new chancellor, replacing Toni Murdock.

  • Antioch College’s ‘Happy crisis’ continues

    The recent “happy crisis” of Antioch College going viral on the Internet with its offer of a tuition-free education took center stage at the college’s Board of Trustees meeting last weekend, with leaders discussing how to respond to the unexpected national and international attention.

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