If you’ve ever snapped a picture of a fellow human, you have a few Hampden-Sydney men to thank. That’s right, some of the earliest advances in the history of photography were made on the Hampden-Sydney campus. The “Father of Portrait Photography,” Dr. John William Draper, taught Chemistry at H-SC in the 1830s. A groundbreaking inventor and […]
Are you ready for some football? This guy definitely was.
If you know anything about college football – especially SEC football – you’re familiar with the legacy of George Denny ’91. Or you should be.
Gallop ‘Gainst those ‘Gators!
The year was 1926. Calvin Coolidge was president. Hampden-Sydney College was in its 150th year of existence, and spirits were high on the Hill. Not actual spirits, though, as America was in the heart of Prohibition. But a few nickels could buy a gallon of gas, which was a good thing because the Tiger […]
Five Questions to Ask Any College Rep
“Judge a man by his questions, rather than by his answers.” Voltaire
Hot Takes on Hot Sauce
Few things are as much of a staple in my diet as hot sauce. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the odds are good I’m going to find a way to spice things up. I’ve even been known to plan my meal around the type of sauce I’m feeling that day. That’s dedication, fellas. I’m pretty […]