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 5/7/2019

Senior Spotlight: At F&M, Her Curiosity Grew, Her...

"As a first-generation college student, I had little idea of what to expect, and I’ve found a lot of joy and growth in working to figure it all out! " --  Sarah Silverstein  

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Story 5/6/2019

Senior Spotlight: As Writing Tutor, He Found Enriching...

"I would say my most memorable time at F&M has been the hundreds of hours I have spent as a tutor at the Writing Center on campus. " -- Lior Wolf

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Story 5/6/2019

Math Students Counted Second in ‘DataFest’ Competition

For 48 hours one weekend in early April, four mathematics majors interested in statistics and data science from Franklin & Marshall College worked round-the-clock, mining data in a competition with...

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Story 4/11/2019

2019 Spring Research Fair: A Measure of Distance and a...

When Brianna Papoutsis first stepped onto Franklin & Marshall’s campus, she was a bit intimidated. After all, she hadn’t started her classes—yet.  

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Story 4/9/2019

2019 Spring Research Fair: Assessing Additional Services...

Emma Fitzelle-Jones knew she wanted to work in a field that helped people. And she really liked studying history – especially the scourge of epidemics like Philadelphia’s 18th-century yellow fever...

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Story 3/5/2019

The College’s Model UN Reflects Diversity on Campus

They arrived at a Franklin & Marshall College lecture hall prepared to argue whether international intervention and foreign aid was in the United States’ interest. The two Model United Nations teams,...

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