Eleanor Holmes Norton ’60 (Antioch College, BA) introduced a bill (the Washington, D.C. Admission Act H.R. 51) in January, 2019 to make the District of Columbia the 51st state. Norton, a democratic congresswoman (D-DC), received a special statement of support from Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, in addition to a record of 155 original co-sponsors for the bill.
Gwynne Garfinkle’s ‘06 (Antioch University Los Angeles, MFA in Creative Writing) piece, “Sinking, Singing,” was reprinted by Mermaids Monthly.