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Black Student Union Awards

Black Student Union Awards

The Black Student Union (BSU) was founded almost two years ago and was based on students wanting to have Black community and wanting to find solutions for the challenges that we find troubling on our campus, community, and outside that radius. The...

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Faculty News

10 Day Challenge: My Love Can Change My World

10 Day Challenge: My Love Can Change My World

My Love Can Change My World is a ten-day challenge created by Nzingha Dalila, Director of Counseling Services. Are you up for a challenge? The 10-Day My Love Can Change My World Challenge was created by Nzingha Dalila, Director of Counseling...

Week 1: Building a Mud Oven

Week 1: Building a Mud Oven

As part of their Resilience in the Anthropocene: Natural Building course taught during the Spring of 2020, Beth Bridgeman and Marianthe Bickett ’15 had planned to build a mud oven together with their students. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, they had...

Recommended Read by Kevin McGruder

Recommended Read by Kevin McGruder

An article written by Philip Ellis for Men’s Health provides 10 book recommendations to help people educate themselves about anti-racism. The first book on the list was recommended by Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Associate Professor of...


From the President: Lines of Thinking

“Lines of Thinking” is a monthly feature from College President Tom Manley. Each installment features a poem selected for its powers to transport us to some higher, lower or common ground, and, possibly in the process, provide fresh perspective and insight on the ground we occupy daily.

Being the Shortest Day

Being the Shortest Day

At year’s end, I experience a heightened awareness of time and light and their interplay. The low-slung sun moves over the edge of the backyard fence; it beams through an otherwise innocuous container on the windowsill, casting a light shadow of...

The Purpose of Poetry: Wendell Berry, Czelaw Milosz, Jack Gilbert

The Purpose of Poetry: Wendell Berry, Czelaw Milosz, Jack Gilbert

Lines of thinking easily ride the river of consciousness, below or above our level of awareness. Talk about live streaming! When the proverbial dots are connected, if they are at all, we may see patterns and relationships in our lives that appear...

Songs and Maps Against Forgetfulness — Joy Harjo

Songs and Maps Against Forgetfulness — Joy Harjo

“Crucial to finding the way is this: there is no beginning or end.You must make your own map.” —Joy Harjo The notion of mapmaking while journeying is potent for me. Whitman and Eliot draw upon it; Strand, Rich, Bishop and Frost as well; and Homer,...


FEATURED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING STORIES

Antioch is the premier college for the applied liberal arts, where real-world work experience is fully integrated into the curriculum. The following student-written pieces are reflections from experiences gained through Antioch College’s flagship Cooperative Education (Co-op) program. Read more about experiential learning on Antioch Engaged, our journal of social practice & professional engagement.


Alumni Achievements

Gabby Loomis-Amrhein ’17 Interviewed by WYSO

Gabby Loomis-Amrhein ’17 Interviewed by WYSO

In an interview with WYSO, Gabby Loomis-Amrhein ’17 (land manager and one of the naturalists at Agraria) speaks about Agraria forging connections between communities and ecosystems. Renee Wilde, writing for WYSO, explains that the Arthur Morgan...

Julia Reichert ’70 to Present Commencement Address

Julia Reichert ’70 to Present Commencement Address

Julia Reichert ‘70 will be the College’s Commencement speaker at its virtual ceremony to be streamed on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1 PM ET. The livestream will be available to view by the public on the College’s Commencement website at 1 PM via antiochcollege.edu/commencement.

Terri Windling ’79 Announces Bumblehill Press

Terri Windling ’79 Announces Bumblehill Press

On her blog, Myth & Moor, Terri Windling '79 has recently announced that she will be dipping her toes into the water of publishing with the establishment of Bumblehill Press. Their first publication is The Color of Angels. The Color of Angels...

House Democrats Pass DC Statehood Bill

House Democrats Pass DC Statehood Bill

House Democrats have approved a bill to admit Washington, D.C., as a state on Friday, June 26, 2020. As reported by CNN, The bill, introduced by DC's nonvoting House member, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, would shrink the federal capital to a small...


In Memoriam 

Fiona A. Knox-Leuba ’49

Fiona A. Knox-Leuba '49 passed away on April 22, 2020. She was a 1949 graduate of Antioch College with a BA in Sociology.

Shirley Geneva Smith-Lewis ’83

Shirley Geneva Smith-Lewis was born on December 23, 1934 in Ahoskie, North Carolina. Shirley departed this life on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 quietly in her sleep. She was the oldest child to the late John Henry Smith and Adelle Boston. Her younger...

Daniel Michael Grady, Former Faculty

Daniel Michael Grady passed away on June 2, 2020 at the age of 80, surrounded by family at his home in Rockville, Maryland, where he lived for 46 years. He is now reunited with his beloved wife, Mary Tucker Grady. Dan is survived by his children,...


Campus News

Yellow Springs Council Declares Racism a “Public Health Crisis”

Yellow Springs Council Declares Racism a “Public Health Crisis”

On June 15, the Village Council has declared racism a public health crisis and made a commitment to taking “meaningful action” in response to the “death, trauma and injury caused by institutional racism.” As the Yellow Springs News reports, “The...

Julia Reichert ’70 to Present Commencement Address

Julia Reichert ’70 to Present Commencement Address

Julia Reichert ‘70 will be the College’s Commencement speaker at its virtual ceremony to be streamed on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1 PM ET. The livestream will be available to view by the public on the College’s Commencement website at 1 PM via antiochcollege.edu/commencement.

Morgan Hayslip ’21 Creates New Orleans Inspired Art Project

Morgan Hayslip ’21 Creates New Orleans Inspired Art Project

As part of ANTC 170: Antioch Seminar Understanding Jazz, taught by Professor Teofilo Espada (Visiting Professor of Psychology), Morgan Hayslip ’21 has created a multimedia art project, inspired by old New Orleans Jazz clubs and other inspiring clubs...

Dr. Henry Federighi’s Role in Antioch Science and Medicine Success

Dr. Henry Federighi’s Role in Antioch Science and Medicine Success

Affectionately known as “Chief” and “the Chief,” Professor of Biology Henry Federighi (1900-1960) exemplified the Antioch College envisioned by Arthur Morgan. Morgan sought a faculty not only expert in their fields but also interested in building a...

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