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Articles About Antioch College

  • World in the house

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream,’ an oratorio that tells the story of a central, yet little-known, figure of the civil rights movement. Composer Steve Milloy was present, along with a standing-room-only crowd at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. The piece was conducted by Jeremy Winston; narrator and soloists La’Shelle Allen and Keith Dean told the story in word and song. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Last Saturday, Sept. 8, the World House Choir gave the second of four performances of the oratorio, ‘Bayard Rustin: The Man Behind the Dream.’

  • Antioch College recognized for sustainability practices

    The college’s first crew of four-legged lawnmowers in 2015, shown with Farm Manager Kat Christen and then-student and Farm Assistant Alli King. (YS News file photo)

    Antioch College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving a second-place rating in top performing institutions for grounds.

  • Emporium art exhibit— Prison portraits focus on humanity

    How does a person keep their will to live when their whole future is in the same place?

  • John Cage’s words inspire dance

    Guest artist Paul Lazar of New York City will visit Antioch College this Friday to put on a solo performance piece, “Cage Shuffle,” in which he recites the stories of experimental artist John Cage along with a movement sequence. The title is so named because Lazar is fed the stories through an ear bud using an iTunes playlist set to shuffle. The performance is Friday, July 20, at 7 p.m. at Antioch’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    This week, long-time Yellow Springs resident Louise Smith, associate professor of devised theater and performance at Antioch College, will host a guest artist, Paul Lazar, who will perform “Cage Shuffle,” an original work based on written text by composer John Cage.

  • Plans for investing in the village

    Community economist Michael Shuman brainstormed with Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union Executive Director Sandy Hollenberg after three days of local meetings last week with those representing government, education, business and nonprofit sectors. Shuman and Hollenberg are planning to launch one local investment project here to jumpstart the local economy. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A local debit card with rewards for shopping locally. A business incubator on the Antioch campus. Crowdfunding for local businesses. Student debt refinancing for those who live here after graduation. These ideas and more were explored in a series of conversations last week spearheaded by the Yellow Springs Federal Credit Union, or YSFCU.

  • All in a day: June 9th’s Street Fair and Music on Main

    The rain held off until early evening, and a sunny June Saturday lured thousands to Yellow Springs for the semi-annual street fair, Some of whom later attended the first Music on Main.

  • Antioch concert features Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Local hip-hop group Village Fam, featuring Issa Walker, third from left, and headliner Talib Kweli, at right, will perform at Music on Main this Saturday, June 9. Music at the new festival begins at 5 p.m. (Photos, from left, Andrew White; Dorothy Hong)

    This Saturday, after Street Fair, Antioch College will host Music on Main, a concert organized by a student group called the Antioch Creative Collective, or ACC.

  • Antioch concert features Talib Kweli, Village Fam

    Local hip-hop group Village Fam, featuring Issa Walker, third from left, and headliner Talib Kweli, at right, will perform at Music on Main this Saturday, June 9. Music at the new festival begins at 5 p.m. (Photos, from left, Andrew White; Dorothy Hong)

    This Saturday, after Street Fair, Antioch College will host Music on Main, a concert organized by a student group called the Antioch Creative Collective, or ACC.

  • Antioch Village draws crowd

    Antioch College is now looking for buyers for an eight-unit pocket neighborhood on East North College Street, the first phase of the Antioch College Village project. The designs of the neighborhood and its “deep green” homes, shown here in an architect’s rendering, were unveiled at a meeting last Thursday, May 24. Four of the envisioned units can be seen across a shared community area. (Rendering courtesy of McLennan Design)

    Last week about 60 villagers came out for the unveiling of the Antioch College Village pilot project — a planned pocket neighborhood of small homes on the north side of East North College Street.

  • Restorative Justice Conference this weekend

    A two-day conference on restorative justice and sexual violence takes place this weekend in Yellow Springs.

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