Archive for October, 2013

Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

Vixens finish near top at Hollins IHSA show

| October 30, 2013

Several Sweet Briar riders finished at or near the top of their classes in Saturday’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association competition at Hollins University.

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Record swimmer scores repeat ODAC honors

Record swimmer scores repeat ODAC honors

| October 30, 2013

Just two months into her first semester, swimmer Megan Monahan ’17 is making waves at Sweet Briar. After breaking three school records Saturday in an Old Dominion Athletic Conference meet, Monahan was named to the ODAC Swimmer of the Week Honor Roll for the second time this semester.

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Renowned film critic discusses gender at SBC

Renowned film critic discusses gender at SBC

| October 29, 2013

Feminist film critic and author Molly Haskell will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Wailes Lounge in the Elston Inn and Conference Center at Sweet Briar College.

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Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

Friendly ghost stories at Sweet Briar

| October 23, 2013

Members of the Chung Mungs and Tau Phi will spook listeners with “Ghost Stories of Sweet Briar” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, and Friday, Nov. 1, at Sweet Briar Museum.

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Sustainability Day to launch compost program

Sustainability Day to launch compost program

| October 22, 2013

Sweet Briar and its dining service provider, ARAMARK, will mark Campus Sustainability Day 2013 on Wednesday, Oct. 23, by kicking off a pilot composting initiative during lunch at Prothro

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Students get a glimpse of film history

Students get a glimpse of film history

| October 21, 2013

The lights of the giant chandelier dimmed as the Mighty Wurlitzer’s eerie tremor flooded the hall and the organist at its console rose from beneath the stage. The performance was a special concert for Marcia Robertson and Bradley Reichek’s honors class at Richmond’s Byrd Theatre Friday afternoon.

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British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

British singers join voices with Sweet Briar

| October 21, 2013

Oxford-based a cappella ensemble Voice will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College, with some songs featuring the Sweet Briar College Chamber Choir. The event is part of the College’s 2013-2014 Babcock Season.

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Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

Orson Welles’ Martians are coming

| October 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College’s Performing Arts Division is celebrating the 75th anniversary of Orson Welles’ “War of the Worlds” with a dramatic reading of the infamous radiobroadcast at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, in Murchison Lane Auditorium.

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“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

“Sweet Briar is my ‘happy place’ ”

| October 15, 2013

Lawyer Christine P. Bump has given to Sweet Briar each year since graduating in 2000. She’s a member of the Boxwood Circle and one of the College’s youngest and most passionate supporters. We wanted to know what inspires her generosity, and how she ended up at Sweet Briar in the first place.

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Carrie Brown presents new novel at SBC

Carrie Brown presents new novel at SBC

| October 14, 2013

Sweet Briar’s former Margaret Banister Writer-in-Residence Carrie Brown will read from her newest novel, “The Last First Day,” at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20.

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