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Shaun King speaks at Antioch College's Freedom to Vote rally
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The Freedom To Vote rally was held Sunday on the Antioch College campus in Yellow Springs. It was hosted by the College's Coretta Scott King Center and its purpose was raise awareness of the importance of voting and to provide the the opportunity to register to vote.

Civil rights activist and author Shaun King was the keynote speaker.  He told the crowd of more than 250 people that it takes more than a good idea to support a cause.

Ahead of the September 25 National Register to Vote Day, Antioch College's Coretta Scott King Center is hosting a Freedom to Vote Rally featuring author and civil rights activist Shaun King as the keynote speaker.  Mila Cooper, Executive Director of the Coretta Scott King Center, joined WYSO's Niki Dakota in the studio to talk about the upcoming event. 

Paul Lazar will perform 'Cage Shuffle' on July 20 at the Foundry Theater.
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In Cage Shuffle Big Dance Theater's Paul Lazar performs randomized one-minute stories from John Cage's 1963 score Indeterminacy to set choreography by Annie-B Parson.  Lazar visited the WYSO studios ahead of his performance at Antioch College's Foundry Theater for a preview with Niki Dakota on Excursions.

Paul Lazar will perform Cage Shuffle on July 20 at 7pm at Antioch College's Foundry Theater.

During Antioch College's 2017 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students and WYSO staff members.  This edition of the Antioch Word features alumnus Paul Feinstein, Class of 1968. In this interview, current Antioch student Mari Smith talks with Paul about the benefits of co-op and some of his formative moments at Antioch.

During Antioch College's 2017 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students and WYSO staff members. This edition of the Antioch Word features alumnus Al Shoemann who attended Antioch College in the early 1950s. In this interview during the 2017 Reunion, former Miller Fellow Thomas Amrhein talks with Al about his "onward and upward' journey from being a farm boy in Illinois to entering the world of radio.

This edition of The Antioch Word features 1970's faculty member, Andy Winnick. In this interview with WYSO's Juliet Fromholt, Andy talks about racial tensions and how the strike of 1973 impacted the college. They spoke at WYSO studios at the 2017 Antioch College Reunion.

This interview was edited by Mary Evans, current Miller Fellow at WYSO and co-host of The Antioch Word, a podcast for the Antioch College community, about Antioch College written and produced by Antioch College students working at WYSO.

 

During Antioch College's 2017 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students and WYSO staff members.  This edition of the Antioch Word features alumna Jan Bendor, Class of 1967. In this interview, current Antioch student Mari Smith talks with Jan about her involvement with student activism.

This interview was edited by Mary Evans, current Miller Fellow at WYSO and co-host of The Antioch Word, a podcast for the Antioch College community, about Antioch College written and produced by Antioch College students working at WYSO.

During Antioch College's 2017 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students and WYSO staff members. This edition of the Antioch Word features alumnus Sonia Jaffe Robbins, '65. In this interview during the 2017 Reunion, former Miller Fellow Thomas Amrhein talks with Sonia about what brought her to Antioch, what her most memorable experiential learning experiences were, how her connections with Antioch continued in her life as an alumna and her experience in the women’s liberation movement.

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On June 1 and 2 in Yellow Springs, Antioch College and the Community Empowerment Organization (CEO) will host their second Restorative Justice Conference on the Antioch Campus. The theme of this year's discussions center around "Are We There Yet? Healing Harms in Sexual and Family Violence and the Role of Restorative Justice."

CEO director, Jalyn Roe, says the conference, just as it did in 2017,  will feature expert speakers who are at the forefront when it comes to applying restorative practices to a host of social issues.

During Antioch College's 2017 Reunion, alumni visited the WYSO studios and shared their stories with current Antioch students and WYSO staff members.  This edition of the Antioch Word features Antioch alumna Dale Brown, Class of 1976, who spoke with WYSO's Juliet Fromholt. In this interview Dale talks about how finding out she had a disability gave her the determination to start an organization that is still very much thriving today and the importance of solidarity in the Antioch community.

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