ONE MORGAN PLACE :: Community Bulletin

VOLUME 2, ISSUE 17  |  January 28, 2013  

IN THIS ISSUE:  Survey winners announced!  ::  401K reminder to faculty, staff  ::  Second Weaving Workshop  ::  Workshop in Self and World in Indian Philosophy at Antioch College  ::  Novel Contest  ::  Kevin McGruder announces history residency  ::  Antioch College Menu and Dining Hall information  ::  Upcoming events

The first official meeting of the Debate Club was held last week on Wednesday, January 23. According to organizers, the meeting went well and they are already planning the next public debate to be held on campus. (Photo by Sara Goldstein ’16)

The first official meeting of the Debate Club was held last week on Wednesday, January 23. According to organizers, the meeting went well and they are already planning the next public debate to be held on campus. (Photo by Sara Goldstein ’16)

:: Survey winners announced!

Campus constituents were invited to participate in a survey to assess the College’s strengths and challenges in a number of areas related to the Higher Learning Commission’s criteria for accreditation. The Self-Study Steering Committee’s goal of 70-80% participation was exceeded among all groups with a final response rate as follows:

  • 75% of students
  • 85% of staff
  • 88% of faculty

We are grateful to all those who took time to respond. On Wednesday, January 23, the Self-Study Steering Committee randomly selected ten respondents to receive a $20 gift card. The winners were notified via e-mail on Friday, January 25.

Congratulations to:

  • Brittany Bachelder
  • Marianthe Bickett
  • Lew Cassity
  • Sara Goldstein
  • Trinica Sampson
  • Scott Sanders
  • Melissa Vera
  • Sara Brooks
  • Geneva Gano
  • Kristen Adler

:: 401K reminder to faculty, staff

The Mass Mutual 401(K) enrollment forms are due by 8:30 a.m. this Friday, you can drop them off anytime to Tom Brookey. Don’t forget!

:: Second Weaving Workshop

Using a door frame discarded during the renovations of North Hall, artist Susan Byrnes created a bed where she wove two “blankets” out of discarded Xeroxes, VHS tape, and audio tape from classes taught at Antioch previously.

On February 1, the second Weaving Workshop will be held in the Herndon Gallery from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Antioch students will come together to make a third, using anything that symbolizes Antioch to us: essays submitted during the admissions process, old essays, posters, leaves, and any other material found on campus capable of being shredded. Hot cider and cookies will be provided.

:: Workshop in Self and World in Indian Philosophy at Antioch College

Ramesh Patel, professor of philosophy and religion emeritus, will give a two-day workshop on Indian Philosophy on Saturday, February 2, and Saturday, February 9. The workshop will meet from 10:00 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on both Saturdays, and it will be held at Antioch College in McGregor Hall, room 118.

This workshop will treat Indian philosophy in a comprehensive yet concentrated way, dealing with Hinduism, which is the major component of Indian philosophy, along with Buddhism and Jainism. The focus will be on philosophy of self and world in Indian thought, particularly in Vedic philosophy, together with what form Hinduism should take in this day and age. A major concern will be enlightenment experience and ways of understanding this key aspect of spirituality in Indian thought. Everyone is welcome. If you would like more information or materials to read in advance, please contact

:: Novel Contest

Columbus Creative Cooperative is currently offering a novel contest for complete, previously unpublished novels through January 31, 2013. All of the details for “The Great Novel Contest” can be found here:

The winner chooses between a publishing contract and a $1,000 prize. Authors maintain all rights to submitted work.

Columbus Creative Cooperative is proud to be able to offer this opportunity from right here in Ohio. As a writers’ cooperative, they’re committed to providing fair, legitimate opportunities for our writers.

For further information or for help with your submission, stop by the Writing Institute in McGregor 205, or e-mail Gariot Louima at

:: Kevin McGruder announces history residency

Kevin McGruder, assistant professor of history, is pleased to announce a history residency, taking place February 27 through March 1, featuring historian Bob Johnson ’65 and archivist Rod Ross.

Lecture/Discussion: Memory and World War II: The Eastern European Experience

7:00–9:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 27, McGregor 113

Americans remember those who participated in World War II as “the Greatest Generation,” but how do Eastern Europeans remember the war, most of which was fought on their territory? Robert Johnson ’65, historian of Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union and Rod Ross, a scholar of Lithuanian history will share their perspectives and welcome stories from the audience.

Workshop: “Lincoln” and House passage of the 13th Amendment

7:00–9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28, McGregor 147

In this hands-on workshop, Rod Ross, archivist with the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives, will discuss links to websites for access to 19th century Congressional publications. Please bring a laptop if you can.

Workshop: Using Presidential Tapes for Historical Research

7:00–9:00 p.m., Thursday, February 28, McGregor, McGregor 149

Historian Robert Johnson ’65 will use White House audio recordings of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Baines Johnson, and Richard Nixon to illustrate how accessible these recording are, and to show what can be learned from them.

Panel Discussion: Social Justice and Freedom to Information

7:30 p.m., Friday, March 1, Coretta Scott King Center

A panel including historians Robert Johnson ’65 and Rod Ross (Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives) will discuss the various ways freedom to information—including use of the Freedom of Information Act—can affect social justice.

For more information, please contact Kevin McGurder at

:: Antioch College Menu and Dining Hall information

The North Hall Dining Room opens at 12:00 p.m. and we serve until lunch until 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. We ask that faculty, staff, and visitors offer $5.00, paid via the “honor system,” to a deposit safe located near the front entrance of the dining room. We also ask that shoes and shirts be worn in the dinning room at all times and that food not be taken “to-go” unless you are unable to join us for a meal during the established meal time. Thank you!


January 28-February 3


Breakfast: Cheese Eggs , Eggs to orders, Sweet Potatoes, Honeydew Melon

Lunch: Chicken Soup, Garlic Hummus Wraps w/ Carrots & Peppers, Turkey, Bacon & Ranch Wrap

Dinner: Chicken and Pork Cassoulet, BBQ Tempeh, Baked Beans, Broccoli, Polenta


Breakfast: Egg & Cheese on English Muffin, Sausage, Breakfast Potatoes

Lunch: Onion Soup, Croque Monsieur, Grilled Swiss and Roasted Pepper Sandwich, Patchwork Greens

Dinner: Nacho Bar, Refried Beans, Quinoa, Corn, Guacamole, Salsa, and Sour Cream


Breakfast: Fried Eggs, Breakfast Potatoes, Fruit

Lunch: Lentil Soup, Mac and Cheese, Greens

Dinner: Beef Stroganoff, Mashed Potatoes, Mesir Wat


Breakfast: Frittata, Bacon

Lunch: Garden Chili, Beef Chili, Rice, Corn Bread

Dinner: Chicken Parm, Eggplant Parm, Orzo w/Rapini, Garlic Bread


Breakfast: Veggie Scramble (Eggs to order), Potatoes, Fruit

Lunch: Chicken Salad, Egg Salad, Quinoa Tabouleh, Broccoli Rabe with garlic

Dinner: Burgers, Black Bean Burgers, Fries


Breakfast: Brunch

Lunch: Brunch

Dinner: Gnocchi with Browned Butter and Sage, Turkey Meatballs, Veggie Balls


Breakfast: Brunch

Lunch: Brunch

Dinner: Pizza Night

:: Upcoming events

Tuesday, January 29
Foreign Film Night: Le Belle et la bete
7:00 p.m. McGregor 113

Wednesday, January 30
Antioch Farm Volunteer Day
3:00–5:00 p.m. Antioch Farm

Friday, February 1
Folkdancing Group Meeting
6:00 p.m. South Gym

Saturday, February 2
Eastern Philsophy Workshop
10:00 a.m. McGregor 118
Sunday, February 3
12:30 p.m., bus leaves Dayton

Sunday, February 3
Super Bowl Party!
6:30–10:00 p.m. OK Library

Tuesday, February 5
Community Meeting
1:00–2:45 p.m. McGregor 113

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