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Phi Delta Theta was the first fraternity established at Franklin College in 1860. As of April 24, the fraternity has reinstalled twice in the past 20 years. Now, with 18 members, their official charter and a move to the house currently rented by Tau Kappa Epsilon on the horizon, the group is…

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The controversial mask mandate was changed to an advisory on April 6 by Gov. Eric Holcomb when COVID vaccinations began being offered.

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While the cities of Franklin and Kuji, Japan were officially affirmed as sister cities in 1961, the ties between the two municipalities goes back to one Franklin College grad who dedicated her life to service.

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The small yellow house across the street from Spurlock Center isn’t just another building on campus. Soon, it will be offering opportunities for students to expand their creativity in the technological world.

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After shootings in Atlanta March 17 rocked the nation and brought attention to growing hate against Asian Americans, lifetime Franklin resident Michelle Waugh-Dahl is pushing for her majority-white hometown to answer questions about race and community that she feels have often been ignored.

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Associate art professor Randi Frye uses a thoughtful approach inside and out of the classroom to encourage her students and those who view her art.

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Emily Jones denied the educators’ blood running through her veins for years before she realized living out of suitcases wasn’t the reality she wanted.

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Co-Executive Editor Taylor Wooten sat down with President Kerry Prather to discuss the announcements made at Gov. Eric Holcomb’s recent coronavirus reflection, including the transition from a mask mandate to a mask advisory and vaccine distribution opening to college students and other India…

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Few departments at small, liberal arts colleges can say they have won a national award, but Franklin’s math and computing department is an exception.

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Professor and Franklin College alumna Angie Walls is dedicated to providing support and guiding her children and Franklin College students through her passions in math and faith.

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Although Kerry Prather has worked at Franklin College since 1982, mostly as a men’s basketball coach and athletic director, becoming the president of the college was never on his radar, he said. Now, he will be president until at least 2024, the Board of Trustees announced this week.

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Helping students become involved in campus organizations and immersing themselves in other cultures through global education is what motivates Office of Global Education Director Jenny Cataldi.

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While walking to classes Monday, students saw stickers with “America First” and “One Nation Against Invasion” on light poles in Dame Mall. The stickers promoted an organization called Patriot Front.

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The Franklin Co-Executive Editor Taylor Wooten catches up with Franklin College President Kerry Prather about COVID developments, the Johnson Memorial athletic facility, the departure of Terri Roberts-Leonard, and the events at the Capitol.

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Franklin College Chaplain and Director of Religious Life Hannah Adams Ingram will serve as interim director of the campus diversity center.

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An anti-racism seminar has made its way on campus, giving individuals the chance to open up and reflect on how racism is active in their lives and how to stop it.

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Pro-Trump rioters stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C, over claims of a rigged election Wednesday afternoon. What started as a rally escalated into chaos and violence, with some protestors fleeing the scene.

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Editor’s Note: An anonymous source is used in this story. We refer to him as Jack to protect his identity. The editors of The Franklin agreed an alias was needed to ensure the source’s personal safety from retaliation by America First Union members.

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The Franklin Co-Executive Editor Taylor Wooten checks in with Franklin College President Kerry Prather about nationalist flyers spotted near campus, new statewide COVID-19 restrictions and possibilities for Immersive Term classes. 

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Casey Hayes, A.J. Thurston endowed chair of music and director of choral activities, has done everything in his power to enable Franklin’s choir to continue to sing during a year defined by COVID-19.

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Staff members of Franklin College’s physical facilities department found flyers asking members of the community to join the America First Nationalists Union, or AFNU, Monday morning.

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The winter season can prove to be a challenging time for those in need. The financial struggles of obtaining warm clothes, shelter, food and gifts for others are already a stretch on their own. Adding to this annual challenge is the rising COVID-19 cases across the country and state, driving…