As he showed a photograph of a massive ossuary containing the skeletal remains of tens of thousands of French and German soldiers, Mueller Fellow and Yale University Historian Jay Winter asked a Common Hour audience on Oct. 30, "Who can tell the difference between the French and German soldiers who died there?"
William Shakespeare wrote about Athenian lovers, fairies, guildsmen and a troublemaker named "Puck" for the late 16th century stage, but Schnader Theatre's fall production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" also features subtle references to a conflict fought 100 years ago.
As he has since the May primary elections, Democrat Tom Wolf maintains a double-digit leader over incumbent Pennsylvania Republican Gov. Tom Corbett with one week before the Nov. 4 general election. Among likely voters, Wolf is favored, 53 percent to 40 percent, according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll.
When Tristan Lopez isn't crunching numbers, he's crushing world records. The Franklin & Marshall College sophomore, who spent the summer as an intern at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), broke a world mark for his age and weight class during a New York powerlifting meet in July, deadlifting 500 pounds.
Brisk weather, bright autumn foliage and a plethora of bright orange pumpkins provided the picture-perfect backdrop for a Homecoming & Family Weekend that drew a record number of attendees this year.