by Swagablog in September

Tailgate Like a Pro

Autumn in America is about many things: falling leaves, milder temperatures, and for some confused people, pumpkin spiced lattes. But if there’s one thing above all that defines fall in college towns, living rooms, and backyards from sea to shining sea, it’s football.  And on Saturdays in certain locales like Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, football is synonymous […]

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 […]