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Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 9:00am

Wind Down Wednesday

Come and de-stress from your stressful week with fun, food, and relaxation. For more information, contact Jaton Brame at jbrame@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall

CONTACT: Jaton Brame, jbrame@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 2:00am

Community Council Elections

Voting for our own Antioch College Community Council will be open in East Gym from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. There are four student seats, (two elected by students and two at large), two faculty seats (one elected by faculty and one at large) and two staff seats (one elected by staff and one at large). Council president will be a student running at large.

LOCATION: East Gym

CONTACT: Louise Smith, lsmith@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 2:00am

Election day

Voting will be open for students and villagers in South Gym from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Once the polls close, a results watch party with refreshments will be set up in McGregor 113 at 8:00 p.m. for the entire Antioch community. For more information, contact Louise Smith at lsmith@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: South Gym; McGregor 113

CONTACT: Louise Smith, lsmith@antiochcollege.org


Friday, November 2, 2012 - 5:00am

Antioch Farm Tea Pavilion Design Build project

The Design Build project will resume for a third phase, shifting gears from the cordwood wall to make progress on the wooden pavilion structure; the stone floor; and to prepare the roof substructure in order to create a moss roof in collaboration with Linda Fuselier, assistant professor of environmental science professor, in the spring. The project will continue to be led by a small collaborative group of professional artists/architects/designers/builders including Rod Northcutt (Miami University), Charlie Vinz (Rebuild Foundation), Jillian Soto (artist), and Sara Black (Antioch College assistant professor of visual arts). We hope to involve the same second-year students and recruit a handful of first-year students to join the crew. For more information, contact Sara Black at sblack@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: Antioch Farm

CONTACT: Sara Black, sblack@antiochcollege.org


Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 10:00am

Dayton Dialogues on Race

Five students from Antioch and five from Cedarville University will be invited to engage in a unique process mediated by Dayton Dialogues on Race Relations. DDRR is a nonprofit organization that began in Dayton in 1998 that facilitates small group conversations based on the model called “Hope in the Cities.—This is the first of three conversations. Students involved will be asked to engage all three conversations and will be part of an initiative to provide training to conduct dialogues on campus in future. For more information contact Rev. Derrick Weston at dweston@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: Cedarville University

CONTACT: Rev. Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Friday, October 26, 2012 - 3:30pm

Friday Forum: Immigration

One of the hot-button issues of this year’s election will be each candidate’stance on immigration reform. Our panel will tackle this issue from various angles including border security, health and human services, law enforcement, and employment. For more information contact Rev. Derrick Weston at dweston@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Rev. Derrick Weston, dweston@antiochcollege.org


Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 5:00am

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Antioch College is the lead sponsor of the 2012 Yellow Springs Street Fair, a unique festival that fills the streets of Yellow Springs with people enjoying a wonderful mix of vendors, food, and performers. During Street Fair, over 200 vendors join the village’s 50 shops and galleries selling one-of-a-kind art, handcrafted items, and unique imports. Food from around the world is featured, including vegetarian fare. For a break from shopping, stop by the Music Festival & Beer Garden at the Bryan Center from noon to 7 p.m. Sample one of many specialty beers, including some delicious summer seasonals. The event is free and open to the public. For more information visit destinationyellowsprings.com.

LOCATION: Downtown Yellow Springs

CONTACT: Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce


Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 3:30pm

National Coming Out Day Event: Coming Out or Inviting In?

Drawing on his personal experiences, his work as executive director of Gay Men of African Descent in New York City, and recent scholarship by activist Darnell Moore, history professor Kevin McGruder will discuss some of the challenges facing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trangendered people seeking to live lives of integrity in a predominantly heterosexual world. For more information, contact Kevin McGruder at kmcgruder@antiochcollege.org.

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Kevin McGruder, kmcgruder@antiochcollege.org


Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 3:00pm

Open forum: “Transnational Strategies for Sustainability in Central America”

Antioch College will hold an open forum on “Transnational Strategies for Sustainability in Central America—on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in McGregor Hall, room #113.

The discussion will explore the challenge of helping farming families in Central America preserve their tropical forests by attaining the training and tools to overcome poverty through sustainable means.

Our featured interlocutor will be Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Florence Reed, the founder and president of Sustainable Harvest International (SHI). In collaboration with independent affiliates in Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, and Belize, SHI responds to the tropical deforestation crisis by providing farmers with sustainable alternatives to slash-and-burn agriculture.

Florence Reed founded SHI in 1997 after serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, during which time she witnessed the devastation that slash-and-burn farming inflicts on families, communities, and the planet. SHI’s mission is to provide farming families in Central America with the training and tools to preserve our planet’s tropical forests while overcoming poverty. Since its inception, SHI has converted 14,000 acres of degraded land to sustainable farms and has planted 3.1 million trees. At the same time, the organization has helped 1,500 families become self-sufficient stewards of the environment who can train more than 10,000 additional families across Honduras, Panama, Belize, and Nicaragua. Ms. Reed’s years of dedication to initiatives in Central America recently earned her the 2012 Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service from the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

This is an opportunity for students and community members to share ideas on how colleges and community organizations can help strengthen cross-border initiatives in order to mobilize support for sustainability projects.

The event is open to the public. Children are welcome.

For more information, contact:

Richard Kraince Associate Professor of Cooperative Education Antioch College One Morgan Place Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387

LOCATION: McGregor Hall, Room 113

CONTACT: Richard Kraince, rkraince@antiochcollege.org


Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 4:00pm

Chris Proctor in concert

Chris Proctor, award-winning acoustic guitarist and U.S. National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, will perform in Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery on Saturday, September 15, at 8:00 p.m. One reviewer recently said, “What Proctor does is create guitar music that reflects the whole heritage of the instrument and still has his own distinct stamp—a tall order, but he’s up to the job.—For more information on the show, contact Jennifer Berman via e-mail at

LOCATION: Herndon Gallery, South Hall

CONTACT: Jennifer Berman, jberman@antiochcollege.org


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