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Tea Time in Southern Living

subscribers who live in the Mid-Atlantic area will be in for a treat this month when they discover Washington and Lee’s Janet Ikeda gracing the cover of the special insert, Mid-Atlantic Living People & Places. The article in question-and-answer format describes both the Japanese Tearoom constructed in the Watson Pavilion as well as Janet’s classes that introduce W&L students to chanoyu, or the art of tea. he story isn’t yet on line, but you can download a pdf of the page and read Janet’s answers. Asked, for instance, what students get ouf of the class, Janet said:  “It’s a great way to study abroad without leaving town. Once you enter the tearoom and the ceremony begins, you’re in Japan.”