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Patriotism and Pandemics

From HIV to Ebola and now to COVID-19, Dr. Brian Taylor ’95 has combatted some of humanity’s most virulent global threats in his work as a virologist, a career that often puts him at the intersection of science, politics, and national security.

Legends of a Rivalry

A look back at the south's oldest college rivalry—Hampden-Sydney vs. Randolph-Macon. From goalposts to raids to pranks, the lore is rich surrounding “The Game.”

Merrill's Marauders Awarded Gold Medal

Many Record readers will recall that General Sam Wilson served as an advisor on the set of Merrill’s Marauders, the film that brought fame to the eponymous military unit of which the College’s 22nd president was himself a member. Now, the eight surviving members of the unit can claim victory in their final campaign. On September 22, the U.S. Congress passed legislation awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to the famed 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional)—the Merrill’s Marauders.

Student Spotlight: Andrew Barden '21

Not many U.S. college students are invited to global summits alongside venture capitalists and tech entrepreneurs; even fewer attend conferences some 7,000 miles from campus. Meet Andrew Barden ’21.


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Jay Rostan '03

"Hampden-Sydney lacrosse has meant everything to me for as long as I can remember...I always knew I wanted to be a Tiger. I love everything about Hampden-Sydney: the small class sizes, the excellent academics, the sense of brotherhood. It's unlike any other college that I've seen."

Jay Rostan '03

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