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An open letter from Reba Gagne ’16

An open letter from Reba Gagne ’16

| December 23, 2015

It’s that time of year again: finals week — the toughest point in the semester. We have all experienced it, the times when we forgot to sleep, eat or even shower. It is the time of year that we are all running around so busy that we forget to look back and appreciate what is around us.

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Charitable IRA Rollover Gift provision now permanent and retroactive to Jan. 1, 2015

| December 18, 2015

Congress has just approved a tax incentive that will make it easier and more cost-effective for donors to roll over funds from their IRA accounts to nonprofit organizations such as Sweet Briar.

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12 things you may have missed this semester

12 things you may have missed this semester

| December 10, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind semester since the College opened its doors to new and returning students on Aug. 27. Here’s an unofficial list of noteworthy tidbits you may have missed.

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Sweet Briar turns festive

Sweet Briar turns festive

| November 30, 2015

The Sweet Briar community will kick off the holidays at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and caroling in the quad near Memorial Chapel.

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College history shines in SBC professors’ new book

College history shines in SBC professors’ new book

| November 30, 2015

A book signing and talk by research professor and director of the Tusculum Institute Lynn Rainville will celebrate the release of “Sweet Briar College,” a book she co-wrote with former SBC librarian Lisa Johnston. The event takes place at 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Book Shop.

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Cabaret highlights senior’s college journey

Cabaret highlights senior’s college journey

| November 25, 2015

Sweet Briar College senior Shannon McCarthy will present her final project, a musical theater cabaret titled “Yes, &?,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the studio theater at Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Poetry brings Casteen back to Sweet Briar

Poetry brings Casteen back to Sweet Briar

| November 24, 2015

John Casteen will return to campus for a poetry reading on Dec. 2, along with Charlottesville writers Andrew Martin and Laura Eve Engel. The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Browsing Room in Mary Helen Cochran Library and is free and open to the public.

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Vixen athletics launches online store

Vixen athletics launches online store

| November 23, 2015

The Sweet Briar College athletics department announced Friday that it has launched an online store where students, supporters and fans can purchase Vixen athletic gear.

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Sweet Briar named among nation’s most beautiful campuses

Sweet Briar named among nation’s most beautiful campuses

| November 19, 2015

Great Value Colleges has ranked Sweet Briar College No. 13 on its 2015 list of the 40 Most Beautiful College Campuses in Rural Areas.

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Girls (back) on the Run at SBC

Girls (back) on the Run at SBC

| November 13, 2015

Girls on the Run of Central Virginia will return to Sweet Briar College on Saturday, Nov. 21, for one of two Celebration 5K races held each year on campus.

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