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2020

Beyond Yellow Springs Section :: Page 10

  • Teaching justice, peace and protest

    Local resident Talis X was arrested last weekend at protests over the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer of charges stemming from a 2012 shooting of an unarmed black couple. Talis X will speak about his experiences with police violence and injustice at an Antioch College teach-in on mass incarceration and prison justice Saturday, May 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. in McGregor 113. (Still photo from CNN video)

    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.

  • A life of service abroad

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp, who recently moved with her family to Yellow Springs, has founded a nonprofit, Enhance Worldwide, which aims to help girls in Ethiopia “navigate a pathway out of poverty.” She recently received a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Ashley Lackovich-Van Gorp is the founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization Enhance Worldwide, which seeks to help girls “as they navigate a pathway out of poverty.”

  • Clifton hosts Ohio Chautauqua — Tour brings life to voices from past

    Living history scholars will raise the voices of early American figures such as poet and naturalist Henry David Thoreau, Civil Rights preacher Martin Luther King Jr., and Titanic survivor Edith Russell, when the Village of Clifton hosts its first Ohio Chautauqua this summer from June 30 to July 4. The Chautauqua steering committee, which has spent the past year preparing for the event, includes from left, Village Council member Paula Lazorski, Steve McFarland, Arby Conn, Lemoine Rice, Mathew McNelly and Mayor Alex Bieri. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    J. Goldsborough Bruff was an adventurous artist and mapmaker who captained an expedition of 60 armed men, 14 wagons, and 70 mules across the continent during the 1849 California Gold Rush.

  • Protecting kids from Internet danger

    Dr. Jennie Noll of Penn State University’s Network on Child Protection and Wellbeing will speak on the dangers of Internet-initiated abuse and ways parents can help their kids stay safe online at a free talk 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym. (Submitted Photo)

    Professor and researcher Dr. Jennie Noll will address issues of Internet safety for children at a free talk 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, at the Antioch College Wellness Center South Gym.

  • Clifton’s Nature Center highlights gorge

    Clifton Gorge is maintained by central district manager Michelle Comer, shown above with a denizen of the Gorge, and three others split their time between wetland, prairie and forest preserves, and maintaining the Nature Center. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    As a state nature preserve, the Clifton Gorge is managed for the primary purpose of protecting its unique land formations and native ecology.

  • Walmart protest draws Yellow Springs villagers

    John and Maria Booth, left, and Liz Porter, center, with Antioch College students Lauren Gjessing and Rachel Humphreys carrying a banner, were among the many villagers who took part in a “die-in” protesting the police shooting of John Crawford last Saturday at the Beavercreek Walmart. About 200 protesters took part in the event, which caused Walmart to shut down the store for two hours. (Photos by Diane Chiddister)

    Organizers of last Saturday’s protest against the police shooting of John Crawford expected people to show up, just not quite so many.

  • Local filmmakers featured on New York Times website

    “No Guns for Christmas,” a short documentary produced by Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert, discusses the Ohio shootings of John Crawford and Tamir Rice and the dangers of toy guns.

  • VIDEO: Hundreds protest police shooting at Walmart

    Several hundred people, including many villagers such as Jeanna Breza, at left, attended a protest at Walmart this afternoon to protest the August police shooting of John Crawford at the store. Two people were arrested, including Sandy King of Yellow Springs. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Several hundred people, including a large percentage from Yellow Springs, descended on the Beavercreek Walmart at 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

  • Hiker killed in lightning strike

    Obituary

    Rebecca Teilhet, 42, of Yellow Springs was killed Friday by a lightning strike while hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park.

  • Two Reverend Jacksons to speak at Wilberforce graduation

    Wilberforce University will host Bishop Reginald Jackson and Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., who will speak at the 2014 commencement ceremonies Saturday.