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A journal of social practice & professional engagement for the Antioch community

Antioch College students spend up to a 1/3rd of their undergraduate experience in the real world— testing concepts and applying theory from the classroom while reflecting on what it means to lead an impactful life.

Antioch students bring new ideas & vitality to our co-op partners, powering programs and special projects through directed full-time work and research across 15 key industries & communities of practice.

Psychology, Mindfulness, & Wellness

What is Martins?Martin de Porres House of Hospitality, affectionately known as Martins, is a Free Restaurant, serving soup for anyone and everyone Monday - Saturday from 1-2pm. Martins was inspired

Meraki. It means to do something with soul, creativity and love. I fully believe that the volunteers, House Responsibles, office staff and the residents of Estia Agios Nikolaos do just that. They

I have been working closely with the Wellness Center at CASA (Children’s After School Arts) in San Francisco and honestly it’s a dream. The Wellness Center provides a therapeutic space,

Legend holds that an Antiochian can be parachuted anywhere, and they’ll find a job, a place to live, and some friends within three days… The Co-Op Interview Project provides a chance

Policy, Advocacy, & Law

Something Familiar - Introduction to Tecumseh Land Trust Almost on the cusp of returning to Ohio last spring, to reunite myself with familiar things, I realized that I had forgotten something

The first time I entered the Daley Center in downtown Chicago was a jarring experience. Not because of witnessing someone being dragged out of a courtroom screaming obscenities at the

My co-op is with the one and only Roger Ashodian, a lawyer in Philadelphia where I recently moved to live. I live right next to Saint Joseph's University and, due

Throughout my past co-op, I have experienced many interesting things, not only through my current position as an Executive Assistant with the Delaware Department of Labor but also with my

Arts & Performance

Hello there! My name is Maria N. Ramirez and in the Fall of 2022, I was a Wellness Intern at CASA (Children’s After School Arts) in San Francisco, California. So

The M.C. Richards' program is a 1-year, project-based, hands-on art program in upstate New York for young people age 18-35 at a school called Free Columbia ( I joined in

If you’ve never heard of “Ashe Cultural Center” take the chance to explore the vibrant website ( that reflects their mission statement; “Ashé is a profound testament to the resistance,

~Perspective~ When my mentor, Jennifer Sharp, asked me "what are you expecting to get out of your co-op experience?" The one word that came to mind is perspective. I want to

Biomed, Public Health & Health Advocacy

       Most people will think of Goodwill as a non-profit store with affordable and gently used clothes, but Goodwill is actually part of a company that goes beyond

Legend holds that an Antiochian can be parachuted anywhere, and they’ll find a job, a place to live, and some friends within three days… The Co-Op Interview Project provides a chance

Ike Wylie attended the Northeastern Evolutionary Psychology Society conference (NEEPS) in Pittsburgh, PA from April 21-24th. NEEPS was established in 2007 as a society dedicated to the advancement of evolutionary

This spring, my weekdays consist of rising at 6 a.m., working until 3:15, and usually class or rehearsal, while my weekends are full of dance or song practices and performances—a

Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, & Culinary Arts

Antioch College is proud to have implemented a vibrant Permaculture Design Certificate Course in collaboration with the Cincinnati Permaculture Institute (CPI) in July 2023. Held on the Antioch college Farm,

The Antioch farm is a small-scale farm that works to provide farm-to-table produce for our community.  Our primary goal is to be able to have enough produce to feed all

Finding Your Happy Place The United World College (UWC) is an international High School where students from 95 different countries around the world attend for their junior and senior years of

The sweet scents of vanilla, honey, and lavender drift back and forth, mixing with the hot air of the kitchen. I take in the pleasant aromas of my creation, and

History, Archives & Libraries

Westward Ho! - the road to RMBL [caption id="attachment_15593" align="alignright" width="185"] Me and my hat en route to Colorado[/caption] When the train jostled me awake somewhere West of Omaha, Nebraska, a few

“We exist to document cultural property losses suffered by Jewish individuals, families, and institutions between 1933 and 1945 at the hands of the National Socialists and their Fascist allies across

           As of April 11th (but technically dates back to September 2022), I have been part of the Olive Kettering staff. Before my Co-op, I

[caption id="attachment_13522" align="alignleft" width="225"] Did you know that the words for crying and rain sound very similar? I would sometimes say "I am raining" or "The sky is crying"[/caption] Sitting outside

Legend holds that an Antiochian can be parachuted anywhere, and they’ll find a job, a place to live, and some friends within three days. Being nimble in the world requires agency and innovation, traits developed through experience at Antioch College…