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Antioch College Section

  • Antioch College: new class, new hope

    A group of incoming Antioch students dined on Mediterranean-style food at the Birch Hall’s dining hall last week. From left is India Nunn, Bre Chaver, Akili Hayden, Ashanti Walker and Amanda Seigel. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A decade after Antioch College closed, and seven years after it reopened to students as an independent institution, rebirth has been slow. But those struggles didn’t dampen spirits on campus last week, where the mood was one of optimism and excitement.

  • Antioch 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.

    Antioch College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index.

  • 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.”

  • Antioch reunion finds ties with past, future

    Around 70 volunteers are on the Antioch College campus this week for the annual work project ahead of the college’s reunion this weekend. Pictured harvesting garlic on the Antioch College Farm are, from left, Yunus Brevik, class of 2003, Mary Bowman, class of 1949, and David Nekimken, class of 1968. (Submitted Photo by James Lippincott)

    Michael Higginbotham, author of “Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America,” is the inaugural speaker in a new seminar series named in honor of famed civil rights advocate and federal judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., a 1949 graduate of Antioch College and also Michael Higginbotham’s father’s first cousin.

  • YSCF accepting proposals for Miller Fellowship

    The YS Community Foundation is currently accepting proposals from local nonprofit groups for the 2017–18 Miller Fellowships.

    The Miller Fellowship Program, an annual project of the Yellow Springs Community Foundation, or YSCF, is currently accepting proposals for the upcoming 2018–19 academic year.

  • And they’re off!

    Shown above "crossing the mound” following the event were graduates Ellie Burck, Odette Chavez-Mayo and Michelle Fujii. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Forty-four Antioch College students graduated last Saturday at the college commencement.

  • Winslow to retire from Antioch College Board

    Antioch College Main Building.

    After 23 years of service to Antioch College, Barbara Winslow will retire from the Antioch College Board of Trustees.

  • 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.

  • Women’s March co-founder Tamika Mallory— Struggle against racism continues

    Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women’s March, stands in front of a projected photograph of Coretta Scott King, Antioch alumna. Mallory gave a talk at Antioch College on April 26, the day after she received the second annual Coretta Scott King Legacy Award. She told the audience that the struggle for civil rights continues and that fighting systemic racism is everyone’s responsibility. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Evoking the words of the late Coretta Scott King, Tamika Mallory, co-president of the Women’s March, in town to accept an award in the Antioch College graduate’s name, told an audience that fighting systemic racism is everyone’s obligation.