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F&M Poll: Wolf Has Advantage in Democratic Gubernatorial Race

A York businessman who entered the Pennsylvania governor race in January with a flurry of television advertisements leads a group of Democrats vying for their party's nomination this year, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Feb. 26.


F&M's Student Newspaper Goes Exclusively Digital

The College Reporter, Franklin & Marshall College's student-run weekly newspaper, printed its last edition on Feb. 3 and concurrently unveiled enhancements to its website and weekly emails. 


New F&M Curriculum Builds Critical Skills in Sequence, Across Disciplines

First-year students arriving at Franklin & Marshall College this fall will blaze a new path to developing critical thinking skills across disciplines, as the College launches a revised curriculum.


Political Analyst Dyson to Kick Off F&M Civil Rights Week

MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson will discuss the ongoing struggle for racial equality during a Common Hour talk and campus visit as part of Franklin & Marshall College's second Civil Rights Week.


F&M College Summit Starts the Conversation For Pa. High School Juniors

Continuing its mission to inspire exceptional, underserved high school students to consider pursuing a higher education, Franklin & Marshall College has invited 200 high-achieving students from 15 rural Pennsylvania high schools to the third annual F&M College Summit Feb. 25.


Hackman Student Studies Rise and Fascination Behind Dystopian Dark Tourism

Is society drawn to death and destruction? Are humans intrigued by violent undertones? Franklin & Marshall College junior Zheng Jin found himself asking these questions as he researched a growing industry called dark tourism -- historic sites linked to death and tragedy.


Documentary Features F&M Student's War-Torn Journey

Dominic Akena, now a sophomore at Franklin & Marshall College, was 9 years old when rebel soldiers from Lord's Resistance Army captured him and forced him to become a child soldier in Uganda's civil war. He is a subject an award-winning documentary, "War/Dance," that is being screened on campus Feb. 19.  (Because of technical difficulties, the screening has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20, in Stahr Auditorium.)

 


Panel, Class to Explore Iraq War Legacy

A group of experts and activists will examine the aftermath and continuing struggles in Iraq a decade after U.S. intervention, during a panel discussion Wednesday, Feb. 12.


Journalist and Beatles Author Coming to New College House

Larry Kane, a Philadelphia-based journalist and author who has been covering the Beatles for 50 years, will share his experiences with members of the Franklin & Marshall community Feb. 11 during New College House's monthly lunch series, "What Matters?" 


Touched by Ancestors: F&M Professor Discusses Afterlife Cultures

Franklin & Marshall College's Lewis Audenreid Professor of History and Archaeology Misty Bastian spoke at the Feb. 6 Common Hour on "The Tangibility of Ancestors: Being in Touch with Spirits on Two Continents," which examined how different cultures respond to death.