About Leigh Durphey

Leigh Durphey is the copy chief for The Franklin. She is an English and secondary education major with a multimedia journalism minor. She’s committed to various English-related activities on campus, including the role of president of the English honorary society Sigma Tau Delta. In her free time, Leigh enjoys reading, crafting and spending time with her dog, Bear.

This is Leigh’s fourth year in a leadership role on staff. She previously held the executive editor position.

Feature: Fine-tuned Film Tunes

April 6, 2017 0

Gabriel Fadale is a self-proclaimed non-expert on film music.  But that isn’t stopping the first-year music professor from hosting a talk about the subject.  Fadale is hosting a presentation at the Artcraft Theatre’s Tim Burton Read More

Police-community panel opens door for conversation

March 16, 2017 0

 A town-hall style meeting brought together members of the college and Franklin community to talk about community and police relations Tuesday afternoon.  Students, faculty and community members attended the event. Many of those attendees marched Read More

Feature: Making the Cut

March 9, 2017 0

Having long, grown-out hair didn’t stop senior Brody Perrine from earning a two-year salaried fellowship after graduation. Perrine is the recipient of the Orr Fellowship, a competitive program that gives graduates placements with various tech Read More

Sodexo recovers after three critical health violations

March 2, 2017 0

 After receiving three “critical” health violations in its November inspection, Sodexo received zero “criticals” in February.  In November, Franklin College’s food service provider received 14 cited remarks from Johnson County Health Department inspector Bob Smith, Read More

Feature: Love at first flight

February 16, 2017 1

It’s the classic love story.  Boy’s mother meets girl’s sister. Boy’s mother arranges meeting of boy and girl. Boy takes girl on a breakfast date with boy’s mother.  Well, maybe it’s not that typical.  English Read More

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