Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bel Canto

Here some of my thoughts about Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, the first of the SBC summer book club selections for 2011. To see what others had to say, visit the official blog site maintained by Professor Carrie Brown, here. … Continue reading

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In Vino Veritas

During the Fall semester 2010, I had an independent study with Professor Gutierrez on the philosophy of religion. During the course of the semester we read Plato, St. Augustine, Descartes, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and more. Of Kierkegaard we read Fear and Trembling and … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Blog

According to Professor Carrie Brown, students ask for summer reading recommendations every year, so last summer she had the brilliant idea to begin a summer reading book club for Sweet Briar students, faculty, staff, alumnae, and friends. For summer 2011 … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend

This holiday weekend I am enjoying the sun and the surf with my grandparents at their summer house on the North Fork of Long Island. The water is still too cold for swimming (just below 60 °F), but the weather’s been … Continue reading

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Faculty Show!

Every four years, the Faculty, Staff, and Administration at Sweet Briar put on a comedy show for students. This allows us to see our beloved professors really let their hair down. The show is in late January/early February and this … Continue reading

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Pink Bikes (in SBC & NYC)

Since 2010, Sweet Briar College has purchased over 40 pink bikes for communal use on campus. You can take a bike from upper quad and ride it to your Biology class in Guion or vice versa, and someone else might … Continue reading

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Walt Disney and Salvador Dali

I found this video through a friend of mine, Allison Stansberry, and I wanted to share it with you. Allison is now a Sweet Briar alumna! She is an English/Creative Writing major and you can visit her website/portfolio here. The … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation!

I can’t believe spring semester is already over. Congratulations to all the seniors graduating in 2011; we will miss you! However, I’m sure we’re all proud to say that we made it through finals week are looking forward to summer. … Continue reading

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