by Connor Rund in December

Picture This

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 […]

by Connor Rund in July

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.

by Connor Rund in July

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 […]

by Connor Rund in July

Five Questions to Ask Any College Rep

“Judge a man by his questions, rather than by his answers.” Voltaire

by Connor Rund in June

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 […]