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Common Reading lecture inspires many

Common Reading lecture inspires many

| October 9, 2013

Common Reading speaker Tererai Trent delivered a captivating message of hope through education to an appreciative audience Tuesday night. Students, faculty and staff leaving Memorial Chapel raved about a lecture some called “magical.”

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Oprah’s ‘favorite guest’ to speak at SBC

Oprah’s ‘favorite guest’ to speak at SBC

| October 1, 2013

Human rights activist and repeat Oprah guest Tererai Trent will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Memorial Chapel at Sweet Briar College. Her lecture is presented in conjunction with the College’s 2013 Common Reading selection, “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide.”

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Common Reading to inspire action

Common Reading to inspire action

| June 20, 2013

Reading can be a passive and solitary pastime, but not if nearly everyone on campus is captivated by the same book — nor if that book challenges us to see the world from someone else’s perspective. Sweet Briar’s 2013 Common Reading selection is meant to do just that and more: to spark discussion, but also action.

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