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A Taste of Europe: Euro Night

One afternoon last semester started with unexpected disorder for a group of  Hampden-Sydney students.  These gentlemen, who were supposed to have already departed the campus to reach an event at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C, dubbed “Euro Night,” were just scrambling their way to the entrance of Graham Hall.  It was late afternoon, and […]

A Semester in China

On Thursday, April 16, Tan Ngoc Duy Le, Class of 2010, from Vietnam gave a presentation on his one-semester study-abroad experience in China.  The presentation was sponsored by the Hampden-Sydney International Club, and it was held at the Parents & Friends Lounge.  About 30 people attended. Tan Le studied in Beijing, China, during the fall […]

Burma: Cultural Learning Experience

On Tuesday, April 14th, I gave a presentation on my home country, Myanmar (Burma).  The name of the presentation was “Burma: Cultural Learning Experience for Make Benefit Glorious Hampden-Sydney.”  The program was sponsored by the International Club, and it attracted a good turnout of about 40 students, faculty, and staff including Ciaran Buckley, International Visiting […]

2009 Chinese New Year at the International House

International Club Celebrates Chinese New Year January 28,2009 by Nay Min Oo ’12 On Wednesday, January 28, 2009, Hampden-Sydney College celebrated the Chinese New Year at the International House.  The event was organized by Frank Li, the Chinese Fulbright Scholar and professor of Chinese, and was sponsored by the Hampden-Sydney International Club and the Modern […]

International and French Clubs Taste Europe

International and French Clubs Taste Europe Monday, September 22, 2008 by Nay Min Oo ’12 On Friday, 19th September, a group of nineteen Hampden-Sydney students along with two professors went on a half-day trip to Washington D.C. for European Night held at the Embassy of France.  The trip was organized and sponsored by the International […]

List of events in chronological order for Fall Semester 2008

List of events in chronological order for Fall Semester 2008 (Subject to Change) Thursday 11th of September – Seminar 5:30 PM at parents and friends Talk by Ben Brown and Brett Chonko Nay volunteered for writing article, Mohit responsible for pictures Monday 15th of September – Trip to sweet Briar Carpooling with Ben, Alex, and […]

The International Film & Food Festival 2007

The International Film & Food Festival Saturday, October 27, 2007 By Benjamin M. Brown ‘10 On Friday, October 26th, the International Club held its annual “Film & Food Festival”. The event was highly anticipated by club members and guests alike. Though the weather was dreary and the night seemingly quiet, the event was in no […]

The International Club Attends Indian Festival

The International Club Attends Indian Festival Sunday, October 7, 2007 by Achhunna Mali ‘08 While the rest of the campus was off on fall break, some members of the International Club made a trip to Richmond on Sunday, October 7, to attend the 26th Annual Festival of India. I was among the attendees, and we […]

Tea’ing off the Semester

Tea’ing off the Semester Friday, September 21, 2007 by Benjamin M. Brown ’10 On Friday, September 21, the International Club started off the semester with a very successful chai tea reception. Several members helped to prepare the tea by boiling loose leaves with water and milk along with a few key spices for taste. The […]

A World Unseen

A World Unseen Thursday, March 30, 2006 By Sohale Vu ’07 Film FestivalThe opportunity to experience another culture can be moving and eye-opening. The convenience to not even have to leave your home (in this circumstance, the campus) to experience the sights, sounds and traditions of another culture is incomparable. On Thursday night March 29th, […]