Category Archives: Sweet Briar College

Christmas at the Briar

It’s getting close to the holidays which, unfortunately for most college students, means exam time as well. There’s nothing like research papers, presentations, and comprehensive examinations to put you in the holiday spirit. Therefore, to combat that end of the … Continue reading

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Riding

Anyone who knows Sweet Briar should be aware of its reputation for an excellent horseback riding program. I have been privileged to ride for three years now (I skipped junior year because I couldn’t fit it into my schedule). However, … Continue reading

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Girls on the Run

This semester my roommate, Molly and I joined the cross country running team. I have never been a runner, but XC is a club sport (so anyone can join) and the team and team captains were very welcoming. This year … Continue reading

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New Student Check-in

Welcome to the Class of 2015! This morning Orientation began for real with the arrival of our new freshman class. I was stationed at the conference center greeting and directing students to pick up their keys and ID’s from Residence … Continue reading

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SGA Boathouse Cookout

After a hard day of training yesterday, SGA got together for a Boathouse cookout. For those of you new to Sweet Briar and it’s many acronyms, SGA stands for the Student Government Association. My position as the Academic Affairs Committee … Continue reading

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Student Leaders

Sweet Briar’s student leaders have just finished three jam-packed days of training and are excited to welcome the class of 2015 tomorrow! But before we do so, we paused to take a group picture in the upper quad. The groups … Continue reading

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Back at the Briar

It is less than a week since I flew back from England and I am already back at Sweet Briar! This year I will be acting as the Academic Affairs Committee Chairwoman (a student government position), and I am also … Continue reading

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“Sweet” Things

On Friday afternoon I again joined Sweet Briar librarian Julie Kane and Professor Tony Lilly in an exploration of Oxford; first stop: the covered market. I tried Ben’s cookies at the behest of Professor Cathy Gutierrez and they were amazing. … Continue reading

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Oxford Castle

Last Sunday, Julie Kane (Sweet Briar’s amazing Head of Technical Services at the library) who also happens to be in Oxford this summer, met me for a day out! It was wonderful to see her, and she and I explored … Continue reading

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Sweet Briar @ Oxford!

Last Sunday, Sweet Briar’s Alumnae and Development Office organized a special luncheon for SBC invites alumnae, students and parents. The luncheon was held at the Red Lion Pub in Oxford and was attended by Professor Tony Lilly and the Sweet Briar students … Continue reading

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