Category Archives: Sweet Briar College

Museums & the Arrival of Friends

Friday was spent exploring the National Gallery of Scotland, while waiting for my friends O’Neill and Carol to arrive at Waverley Station via the train. The National Gallery has a relatively small, but very impressive collection and I got to … Continue reading

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Queen Blogger: Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones is a good friend of mine who just graduated from Sweet Briar this May. Hopefully, before she did, you got a chance to check out her blog. (If you didn’t, you should still go check out the archives because … Continue reading

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SBC on C-SPAN

This year’s commencement speaker was entrepreneur Lara Merriken, the creator of Lara Bars (which are delicious by the way) and a video of her speech at SBC was featured on C-SPAN! Check it out, here.

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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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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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Rebecca Skloot’s Lecture

Hey everyone! Sorry for the blogging hiatus. It’s gotten to that crazy time in the semester, and I have been slowly succumbing to what my friend Hilary Bowie has referred to as SBS or “Sweet Briar stress.” Tonight I took a … Continue reading

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Classes

When a new semester starts, things can be a little bumpy as you maneuver through last minute schedule changes, and attempt to get settled into a routine. And so it was just today that I realized, we are three weeks … Continue reading

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A Room of One’s Own

In 1929 Virginia Woolf wrote that “a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction” (Woolf 4). Eighty-one years later these conditions still seem to hold true. Although I’m not a creative … Continue reading

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Meet the Sweet Spirits

This year I arrived at Sweet Briar a week early in order to receive Sweet Spirit training and help out with orientation. Sweet Spirits are interns in the Chaplain’s Office, who help to promote religious life and community service on campus. … Continue reading

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