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Articles About student protest
About 50 YSHS students walked out of class on Friday afternoon to join in the worldwide Climate Strike, a series of youth-led rallies in advance of the UN Climate Action Summit on Monday, Sept. 23.
Over the last two weeks, some Antioch College students have not been attending class to show support for student demands to change the way sexual offenses and incidents of racial discrimination are handled at the college.
Students from McKinney Middle School and Yellow Springs High Schools participated in the National School Walkout on Friday, April 20. See a gallery from the protest.
Last Friday, the Army Corps of Engineers made a decision to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which gave hope to0 the people demonstrating against the pipeline’s construction. While good news, anti-DAPL activists aren’t celebrating quite yet.
Recently, a number of Yellow Springs residents have been advocating on behalf of those demonstrating against the construction of an oil pipeline through the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North and South Dakota.
Local landscaper Talis X spent Memorial Day weekend in a Cleveland jail after leading a spontaneous street protest on Saturday when a judge acquitted a white Cleveland police officer in the 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple.
Organizers of last Saturday’s protest against the police shooting of John Crawford expected people to show up, just not quite so many.
Several hundred people, including a large percentage from Yellow Springs, descended on the Beavercreek Walmart at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Last Friday, Dec. 3, several Antioch College students, faculty and townspeople participated in a candlelight vigil in a display of solidarity with Mexico for the disappearance and subsequent murder of 43 students.
This year, seven current Antioch students participated in the Antioch activist tradition by traveling to Mississippi during their most recent break to attend a conference on the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.