Nov
17
2019
Yellow Springs
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Editorial Section

  • EDITORIAL — ‘We are the weeds’

    There’s an irony in writing about invasive species that’s impossible to escape. Which species is more invasive than my own? [Editorial republished from the Nov. 7, 2019, issue of the News.]

  • EDITORIAL — A civic life for noncitizens

    Villagers voted on May 8, Primary Election Day. According to election officials, voting ebbed and flowed throughout the day at Antioch University Midwest, with an overall turnout of 1,664 voters. For precincts in Yellow Springs and Miami Township, the total turnout was about 53 percent, compared to 22 percent county-wide. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Yellow Springs has an opportunity to strengthen its stance as a welcoming community with our upcoming vote on a charter amendment that would give any Yellow Springs resident, citizen or noncitizen, the right to vote on municipal matters.

  • EDITORIAL — Contemplating farm to table

    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)

    When good faith efforts to nudge our neighbors turns into relentless haranguing — or even harassing — it’s time to back off, take a breath, and re-assess. This is the case with regards to the latest challenge to the Antioch farm: a months-long campaign to not kill for food the lambs currently grazing under the solar panels.

  • EDITORIAL — Because of guns

    In shooting after shooting, there is one common denominator. Guns. [Editorial republished from the Aug. 8, 2019, issue of the News.]

  • EDITORIAL — A national shame

    Read last week’s editorial on migrant detention camps and learn about a nationwide candlelight vigil to close the camps on Friday, July 12.

  • EDITORIAL — Clearing the air

    Ohio legislators are creating a clean air program. But it’s really a bailout for nuclear and coal plants at the expense of renewable energy.

  • EDITORIAL: A fight for women’s lives

    A crowd of several thousand people, including many from Yellow Springs, converged on Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton Saturday, Jan. 20, for the second annual Dayton Women’s March. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    An April YS News editorial is republished here as anti-choice legislation increasingly becomes law around the country.