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6:37 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

UD Receives $12.5 Million Dollar Gift For Sustainability Education

Immaculate Conception Chapel, University of Dayton built 1869
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On Friday the University of Dayton announced a major gift that will allow them to build on the schools sustainability education.  The $12.5 million dollar gift from the George and Amanda Hanley Foundation is the largest gift the University of Dayton has ever received.  The gift was announced at a ceremony on UD’s campus.

Paul Benson the interim provost at UD says the Hanley Sustainability Institute at UD will prepare students for careers and civic leadership roles that will be in high demand in the future.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:21 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Student Group To Hold Rally On Monday For John Crawford

Greene County Courthouse, Detroit Street, Xenia, Ohio.
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A rally for the family of a man shot and killed by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart in August will take place Monday morning. A student led political activist group from Columbus is organizing the event.
 

The Ohio Student Association is calling the event the "Journey for John Crawford." Crawford was shot and killed inside of Walmart after police responded to a 9-1-1 call saying he was pointing a weapon at other customers.

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Commentary
12:15 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

What's Great in Dayton: September 19 - 25, 2014

The Third on 3rd Market is this Sunday in Dayton.

Beekeeping 101: A Getting Started Workshop is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. From beeswax to honey, discover how such a small insect makes a mighty impact. Learn about what goes on inside a hive. Find out what equipment is needed and what to consider before getting started.
 

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Climate Change
6:00 am
Fri September 19, 2014

Ohioans Prepare For People's Climate March

Demonstrators at the 2010 Cancun Climate Summit.
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Hundreds of Ohio residents, including a large group from Antioch College, will get on buses, trains and take carpools to New York City this weekend for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21.

The People’s Climate March is being billed as the first of its kind and the largest climate march ever; it’s a protest against global climate change just as the United Nations convenes a climate summit.

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The Antioch Word
3:58 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Antioch College Community Responds to Beavercreek Shooting

Joshua Lucca '16, Noella Nishimwe '16, and Zachary Sullivan '16 attend a rally to demand that Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine release the surveillance footage from August 5, when John Crawford was shot and killed in Walmart by Beavercreek police.
Credit Hana Katz-Stein '16. / Used with permission from The Record.

On August 5th, 22-year-old John Crawford III was shot and killed by police officers in the Beavercreek Walmart after officers responded to a 911 call about a man holding a gun in Walmart. It was later discovered that Crawford, who is black, was actually carrying around a BB gun that is sold in Walmart stores. Both Walmart and Attorney General Mike DeWine refused to release surveillance footage of the shooting, which sparked a series of rallies demanding that the tape be released.

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