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Articles About Antioch College alumni

  • Yellow Springs filmmaker gets MoMa retrospective

    Yellow Springs filmmaker Julia Reichert is being honored with a retrospective salute at the Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, in New York City, now through June 8.

  • Home, Inc. annual meeting speaker — A history of unfair housing

    Longtime fair housing administrator (and Antioch alumnus) Larry Pearl gave attendees to Home, Inc.’s annual meeting a history of housing discrimination in America. The meeting was held at Antioch’s Herndon Gallery on Sunday, May 5, and also commemorated the local affordable housing land trust’s 20th anniversary. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The average white family in America today has 10 times the wealth of the average black family. To longtime fair housing administrator Larry Pearl, “that’s an amazing figure,” and its cause can be traced to America’s long history of housing discrimination.

  • A co-op grocery comes to a Dayton food desert

    Lela Klein, who grew up in the village, is the executive director of Co-op Dayton, a nonprofit starting a cooperative grocery store in a food desert in West Dayton. Yellow Springs residents can aid the effort by becoming supporting or voting members, and by attending Co-op Fest Dayton from 5 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Yellow Cab Tavern in Dayton. (Submitted Photo by Steve Bognar)

    On the corner of Salem Avenue and Superior Street in West Dayton sits a vacant building with signs advertising a former artist supply and picture framing shop. By the end of next year, this humble corner will be transformed into a co-operative grocery store.

  • State of the College address— Manley eyes Antioch challenges

    At last Saturday’s State of the College address to college alumni, Antioch College President Tom Manley closed with a quote from South African human rights activist Nelson Mandela: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

  • Joan Horn: life as a doer, teacher and friend

    Villager Joan Horn has lived in Yellow Springs for more than 60 years, contributing to the community as a volunteer, teacher, civic-minded citizen and friend. Her Spillan Avenue home, filled with books and art, is always open to friends from Yellow Springs and around the world. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Joan Horn, 83, has lived in Yellow Springs for over 60 years, first coming to the village as a student at Antioch College in the early 1950s. Her contributions to the community are legion.

  • Antioch College receives accreditation

    Three weeks ago, the class of 2016 cheered each other on during commencement exercises, the second graduation ceremony of the reopened Antioch. The college received word of its accreditation from the Higher learning Commission on Monday, July 11. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College learned on Monday, July 11, that it had received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The college has been working toward accreditation since reopening in 2009.

  • Antioch College class of 2016: over ‘the mound’ and into the world

    Newly minted graduates Jasmine Lindquist, Sylvia Newman and Ozrich Sable cross the mound in their own dramatic way. Clement weather allowed for holding the commencement ceremony outside. (Photos by Matt Minde)

    The weather was perfect, if a little warm, for the 50 members of Antioch College’s Class of 2016 to celebrate their commencement with friends, family and each other Saturday, June 18.

  • College, community salutes MLK

    A special screening of the rarely-seen 1970 documentary film, “King: A Filmed Record: Montgomery to Memphis” will be at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Little Art Theatre as part of two days of activities commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The film’s producer and director, Richard Kaplan, an Antioch alumnus, will lead a discussion following the screening. (Submitted photo courtesy of Kino Lorber)

    If you missed the special one-night screening on March 20, 1970, of the epic film “King: A Filmed Record … From Montgomery to Memphis,” in one of the 600 theaters across the country that showed it, then you probably haven’t seen it since.

  • Antioch College fundraiser takes challenge

    If fundraising is critical to Antioch College’s future, then a lot rests on the shoulders of Brian Williams, its new vice president of advancement.

  • Antioch College begins renovation to theater and gym

    Last week about 100 Antioch College alumni returned to campus to engage in the ongoing work, both creative and backbreaking, of rebuilding their school.