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About Our House

Learn about the history and tradition of our House. Find out 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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Our Events

Read about our House Events and all of the activities organized by Brooksians for Brooksians. 

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Members of Brooks College House, known as Brooksians, begin their residential life at F&M during first-year orientation with the fiery Phoenix Ceremony. Each new resident writes down something that they would like to leave behind, a part of their past, as they move on to college and enter into the Brooks House community. These declarations are placed into the ceremonial Phoenix Sculpture in a colorful bonfire on Hartman Green. Like the legend of the Phoenix, our House emblem, this ceremony symbolizes rebirth and renewal. Students also write down something they would like to achieve, a part of themselves they would like to develop. These notes are collected and returned as students graduate, encouraging reflection on personal and academic growth.

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The Pulse of Brooks House

Story 11/3/2021

Dye Magic Changes Yellow to ‘Japan Blue’

As part of the Japanese Program's fall celebration, students learn shibori, a Japanese tie-dyeing technique, and design tote bags and T-shirts in indigo.  

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Story 10/22/2021

Alone Together: Campus Experiences in the Pandemic

The pandemic changed how students respond and adapt to challenges. In this ongoing series, Franklin & Marshall students discuss their experiences over the last 19 months. 

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Story 10/6/2021

Alone Together: Campus Experiences in the Pandemic

The pandemic changed  how students respond and adapt to challenges. In this ongoing series, Franklin & Marshall students discuss their experiences over the last 19 months. 

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