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The Franklin is the student newspaper at Franklin College in Franklin, Indiana. We publish in-depth campus news weekly.

Editorial: Indiana behind the times

November 30, 2017 0

Ditch abstinence-only education, teach students safe sex Indiana has a few laws that are not up to date with modern standards. One of these laws deals with sex education. The law mandates that educators must Read More

Editorial: Rep. Lucas is in over his head

November 8, 2017 0

Bill drafted requiring journalists’ licensing absurd, against First Amendment Alternative facts. Fake news. Liars. Every day the war on media grows. Whether it’s our president tweeting about how every report on him or his policies Read More

Editorial: The age of anxiety

October 12, 2017 0

College could do more to support students with anxiety You’re sitting in class when you notice your hands start to shake and your heart is pounding. Colors and sounds become vivid around you, and it Read More

Crime Log: Underage alcohol incidents on campus

September 28, 2017 0

Two underage alcohol incidents on campus make this issue’s crime log, detailing the top security and Franklin Police Department reports from Sept. 12–26. College officials reported two incidents of underage possession of alcohol. Both incidents Read More

Confederate Trouble

September 14, 2017 0

Erasing history or recognizing racism’s glorification? In my second year of grade school, I learned for the first time about the Civil War and end to slavery. What I learned were the efforts of many Read More

Millennials more than stereotypes

September 14, 2017 0

Millennials work hard for rewards, aren’t ‘killing’ anything As Facebook gets taken over more and more by older generations, it has become the hot place to bash millennials. Almost every week there is a new Read More

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