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Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

Sweet Briar loves librarian Julie Kane

| December 17, 2013

Sweet Briar College librarian Julie Kane is one of 10 winners of the Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.

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Vote for Sweet Briar House

Vote for Sweet Briar House

| December 13, 2013

Sweet Briar House needs your vote. Virginia architects have nominated the home as one of 250 significant structures in the state, making it eligible to be included on a list of 100 favorite architectural examples to be decided by a public vote.

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Gift option eliminates tax on IRA income

Gift option eliminates tax on IRA income

| December 10, 2013

The season of giving is here and if you’re thinking about how to reduce your 2013 tax liability through charitable contributions, you might consider asking your financial advisor about rolling over any IRA required minimum distributions you are required to withdraw this year.

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Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

Holiday Pops, Vespers warm up seasonal festivities

| December 2, 2013

The Sweet Briar music department will perform a Holiday Pops Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Memorial Chapel, followed by the College’s annual Christmas Vespers service at 7 p.m.

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IHSA team finishes fall schedule on high point

IHSA team finishes fall schedule on high point

| November 21, 2013

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Show Association riders were victorious at home on Saturday, Nov. 16, earning the team championship title when they hosted the final IHSA show of the fall semester.

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Riders collect medals, ribbons at SWVHJA show

Riders collect medals, ribbons at SWVHJA show

| November 15, 2013

The Southwestern Virginia Hunter Jumper Association held it 25th Annual Show and Medal Finals the weekend of Nov. 8-10 at the Virginia Horse Center in Lexington.

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Mr. Milton’s arms

Mr. Milton’s arms

| November 15, 2013

Something about the guy with no arms and no legs but an indefatigable smile compels Scott Pierce.

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Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

Girls ready to run 5K at Sweet Briar

| November 15, 2013

Sweet Briar College will host the Girls on the Run of Central Virginia Fall 2013 Celebration 5K at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Stage set for Sweet Briar Dance Concert

Stage set for Sweet Briar Dance Concert

| November 11, 2013

Lily Hoblik is one of several student choreographers who’ll be showcasing work at the concert, which will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and Saturday, Nov. 16, in Murchison Lane Auditorium at Babcock Fine Arts Center.

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Stopwatch ticks on storied career

Stopwatch ticks on storied career

| November 6, 2013

Bonnie Kestner’s swimmers came through for her Tuesday, as they have so many times over her 37-year career at Sweet Briar. On an emotional night marking her final home swim meet as a coach, the Vixens raced to a 131-66 victory over Ferrum College.

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