F&M Stories

At Franklin & Marshall College, we connect our students with extraordinary opportunities so they can accomplish great things in their four years on campus. Here are just a few of their stories.

11/03/2021

Dye Magic Changes Yellow to 'Japan Blue'

On a cool autumn afternoon outside Franklin & Marshall's Brooks College House, dozens of students gathered around as Ken-ichi Miura explained shibori, a Japanese tie-dyeing technique. Miura, senior teaching professor and the director of the Japanese...

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11/02/2021

Alone Together: Junior Made Lifetime Memories

The pandemic that began in 2020 changed the world, college campuses and how students respond and adapt to the challenges that lockdowns, Zoom classes and hybrid classes presented. In this ongoing...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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11/01/2021

A Tale of Two Winters

Two new production elements have been added to this fall's play, Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on education that emphasizes close relationships with faculty. Students flourish in a supportive community that treats them as an...

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10/29/2021

Corporate Injustice: Fighting for the Amazon's Indigenous

Paul Paz y Miño spoke Oct. 28 from Capitol Hill, where the U.S. House Oversight Committee is conducting hearings into decades of misleading and false information that the oil industry is accused of...Franklin & Marshall College offers students...

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10/29/2021

Alone Together: A First-Year Student-Athlete's Experience in the Pandemic

The pandemic that began in 2020 changed the world, college campuses and how students respond and adapt to the challenges that lockdowns, Zoom classes and hybrid classes presented. In this ongoing...In this ongoing series, F&M students discuss their...

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10/28/2021

Biden Nose-Dives in Latest F&M Poll

Inflation, the withdrawal from Afghanistan, immigrants at the southern border, and division over COVID mandates have combined to send President Joe Biden's job approval rating spiraling downward...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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10/27/2021

Lancaster Native Embarks on a Personal Journey Close to Home

Sophomore Quyen Hoang was nervous that going to college close to home would limit her opportunities for growth. But this Lancaster native is learning she doesn’t need to travel far to find who she is.

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10/26/2021

Kent State Survivor Discusses Student Dissent

On the first Friday in May 1970, following President Richard Nixon's announcement that American forces in Vietnam just invaded neighboring Cambodia, about 500 Kent State students gathered to protest...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a...

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10/25/2021

African American Identity, Culture Through the Lens

Students this academic year have the chance to encounter two local artists, both photographers, who will bring perspectives on African American identity and culture to Franklin & Marshall's...Franklin & Marshall College offers students a hands-on...

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10/22/2021

Alone Together: Campus Experiences in the Pandemic

The pandemic that began in 2020 changed the world, college campuses and how students respond and adapt to the challenges that lockdowns, Zoom classes and hybrid classes presented. In this ongoing...Students share their experiences during the COVID-19...

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10/21/2021

F&M Launches Campuswide Community Service Series

Franklin & Marshall students and staff roll up their sleeves — quite literally — to plant trees, create pollinator habitats, and better Lancaster's forested lands and waterways. A campuswide...A campuswide, monthly service project...

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10/19/2021

True Blue Weekend Reunites Diplomats from Near and Far

Franklin & Marshall College warmly welcomed students, parents and alumni back to campus for True Blue Weekend, its first since 2019. Held Oct. 15-17, the annual Homecoming and Family Weekend...True Blue, F&M's annual Homecoming and Family Weekend,...

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