Archive for February, 2013

IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 reserve champions

IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 reserve champions

| February 25, 2013

Vixen riders carried a strong finish in the last regular show of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association season into the IHSA Zone 4, Region 2 finals, ending both competitions as the reserve high-point team.

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Environmental forum benefactor dies

Environmental forum benefactor dies

| February 22, 2013

William D. Waxter III, husband of the late Julia Baldwin Waxter ’49, died Feb. 11, about seven months after his wife passed away last summer.

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‘Godot’ due on Sweet Briar stage

‘Godot’ due on Sweet Briar stage

| February 19, 2013

Samuel Beckett’s famously spare language and staging in “Waiting for Godot” leaves much to the viewer’s own interpretation. And that’s how J.T. Marlowe, who is guest-directing Sweet Briar Theatre’s production of the play, wants to keep it.

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Expert tells butterfly’s remarkable story

Expert tells butterfly’s remarkable story

| February 18, 2013

Lincoln Brower, research professor of biology at Sweet Briar College, will present “The Grand Saga of the Monarch Butterfly” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in Heuer Auditorium at Sweet Briar’s Guion Science Center.

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C-SPAN Bus visits Sweet Briar

C-SPAN Bus visits Sweet Briar

| February 18, 2013

Sweet Briar students and the community will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus.

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Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

Senior Dance Concert blurs reality and fantasy

| February 15, 2013

Jessica Murphy and Sarah Fletcher will share the spotlight during Sweet Briar College’s Senior Dance Concert, “Blurs,” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, and Saturday, Feb. 23, in the Upper Dance Studio in Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Q&A with Junie Speight Myers ’87

Q&A with Junie Speight Myers ’87

| February 14, 2013

June “Junie” Speight Myers is a 1987 graduate of Sweet Briar, where she double-majored in English and creative writing. Today, she stays involved as a volunteer and donor to make sure other women enjoy the same opportunities.

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Gospel Fest features African drums, Endstation

Gospel Fest features African drums, Endstation

| February 13, 2013

Sweet Briar College is celebrating Black History Month with its annual Gospel Fest at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, in Memorial Chapel.

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Champions, reserve champions in back-to-back shows

| February 12, 2013

The Sweet Briar Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Team completed a busy but successful weekend in regional competition, including finishing as reserve champions at home on Sunday, Feb. 9. The team took the championship on Friday at the Randolph College Show.

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Craig Pleasants shows ‘New Work’

Craig Pleasants shows ‘New Work’

| February 7, 2013

This spring, Virginia-based artist Craig Pleasants will display drawings and a site-specific sculpture installation in Babcock Gallery at Sweet Briar College. “New Work” opens with a reception and gallery talk by the artist at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14.

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