From The Washington Post: A bittersweet farewell to Sweet Briar as college celebrates final graduation
By Moriah Balingit and Susan Svrluga
SWEET BRIAR, Va. — In her first year as Sweet Briar’s dean, Amy Jessen- Marshall struggled to come up with the words to welcome the Class of 2015. But inspiration struck suddenly from deep beneath her feet.
That was the year that a rare and mild earthquake shook the rural campus here. And it gave the class one of its nicknames: the earth shakers.