Overview

Prominent in College lore for initiating the popular F&M tradition of weekly bagel breakfasts, when members of each house gather "to talk about whatever" -- recent events or speakers on campus, favorite books, movies, TV shows and, yes, bagels -- Bonchek College House is noted, too, for several traditions that involve the larger community, as well. Among these is the Community Outreach Dinner, for which residents each semester donate their unused meal swipes in order to host a dinner for members of the Lancaster community. Bonchek College House also hosts the F&M Classy Ball, the College's largest house-sponsored dance  each year.  

About Our House

Learn about the history and tradition of our House. Find our more about our House Constitution. Buy our apparel!

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Our People

Let us introduce you to the Don and Dean of our House. Also meet our House Government and other Peer Leaders.

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The Pulse of Bonchek House

Story 2/12/2021

Not Out of Sight Nor Out of Mind

A global pandemic kept Franklin & Marshall College sophomores from the campus they love. Discover how the College created specialized programs to engage, support, and connect these remote sophomores...

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Story 2/5/2021

First-Years ASPIRE for Greatness at F&M

How is the College supporting first-years moving to a remote environment in the spring semester? Discover how this new program is helping keep students on track and setting them up for success early...

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Story 1/26/2021

College’s Successful Fall Builds Strong Foundation for...

As students and faculty prepare to begin the spring 2021 semester at F&M, they can do so with confidence following a fall term that saw them tap inventive new ways to teach, learn and socialize...

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Story 11/24/2020

Digital Pictures for a Pandemic Exhibition

When words escape us, pictures help to understand events that enthrall the world.  

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Story 10/26/2020

Seeking Solutions to Make Lancaster County Greener

For a project committed to making Lancaster Country carbon neutral, Michele Jacobs, F&M environmental studies major, worked to prioritize top solutions toward that goal.  

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Story 9/4/2020

Where Does the Environment Meet Policy? In This F&M Senior’s...

As a dual major in environmental studies and public policy, an internship involving environmental policy was a perfect match for Lauren Costabile. Discover how she navigated this obstacle and...

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