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HBS Security Touts Campus Safety, Urges Personal Responsibility

The Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) advisories landed like a one-two punch rattling every member of the Harvard community. Two incidents of rape committed by two different perpetrators in one week, just days before HBS students would arrive on campus for the new school year. Neither incident, the first on August 10th and the second…

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Redefining Fine Dining: The Hong Kong Restaurant Review

I am responsible for writing a restaurant review of The Hong Kong. Only 18 short hours ago, I was surrounded by students wearing a haphazard mix of Southern, Texan, and Canadian Tuxedo type clothing, in what was ostensibly the Midwest Club’s Barn Dance on the legendary Third Floor of the same establishment. Now I find myself walking through the front doors again, all-too-soon.

Features

Young Entrepreneur Embraces Boston and Opens Tis•tiK

Entrepreneurship is alive in Boston. Facebook, Gilt Groupe, Zip Car, Trip Advisor, and Wiggio all started in Beantown or its metro cities. And so did Tis•tiK. The Boston metro area is long known as an educational hub that attracts students to its universities from across the U.S. and the world. Harvard, MIT, Brandeis, Tufts, Wellesley,…

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What you’re missing…

A few Harbus issues ago, Megan graciously provided a “Boston Bucket List,” so I thought I’d share something similar for Cambridge. By now, I’m hoping you’ve discovered the unique things Harvard Square has to offer such as Pinnochio’s Pizza, Tory Row, Bartley’s Burger Cottage, The Farmer’s Market and Border Cafe (to name few).  So instead,…

Features

Creating a Breakthrough in Cambridge

The Harbus Foundation provides grant awards to organizations promoting education, literacy, and journalism across the Boston metropolitan area. All aspects of the foundation—from management of the endowment to selection of grant recipients—are HBS student-led replica watches.  If you are interested in getting involved with the foundation, email David Kiren at [email protected]     My experience…

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Meet the New SA Executive Team

Welcome back! As we mentioned in our conversation with the ECs last week, we wanted to reiterate to you in print what it is the SA actually does and how we can be helpful to you this year. To do this, we thought who better to hear it from other than our Executive Team: We…

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The Politically Incorrect Guide To life, the Universe and HBS

Most traditions at HBS have a long and illustrious past. Like skydeck, dressing up in drag with ghastly makeup in dimly-lit bars and systematically but categorically causing irreparable damage to your liver. For the benefit of bewildered international students everywhere, no it’s not a measly “keg party” – it’s called networking. (Read: Primer in American-Bschool-speak)….

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HBS Blades Fall in Overtime Thriller

In the biggest upset since the U.S. men’s hockey team defeated Russia at the 1980 Olympics, the HBS Blades fell to Tuck in the men’s A team final at the McArthur Cup www.replicaforbest.co.uk. In Vegas, HBS was a five-to-one favorite to win the cup after demolishing Tuck during its home tournament just a month before,…

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HBS Start-up: Safe at Home

Have you been concerned about safety in your Cambridge rental apartment? Do the emails from Steven Catalano at the Harvard University Police Department make you want to double-check your locks? If so you are in luck: two former HBSers have combined their educations and entrepreneurial spirit to improve home security for city-dwelling renters across the…

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The Lagniappe: Lessons Learned

In late August of this year I was back in Minnesota, and over coffee with a close friend I confided that the first year out of college had been the absolute worst of my life. (Full disclosure: I’ve had a fairly wonderful time thus far, so that was a relative declaration.) It had nothing to…

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The Lagniappe

You, students of HBS, are like baby Jesus. And this column is the collective Magi-bringing you gifts from a foreign land. Well, at least a foreign perspective: that of a non-student. As a Research Associate I get to do some pretty cool work with some really amazing professors (a loud shout out to Youngme, Tom…

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The Best of Harvard Square Dining

You’ve landed at HBS, moved into your new digs and found your stomach rumbling while reading yet another case. Alas, the true metropolis of Boston feels far away. What is a gourmand to do? Fear not! Our quaint little Square can fill your belly cheaply and pretty deliciously if you know where to go. Here…

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HBS Rugby visits Oxford, Cambridge and London in Historic Tour

Each year, the HBS rugby team participates in the London Business School tournament, with many leaving their loved ones behind to represent the school over Valentine’s Day weekend. Unfortunately, due to the tough economic climate, a number of schools were forced to withdraw and the tournament was cancelled at the last minute. With tickets booked,…

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Off the Beaten Path Dining IN Inman Square

On an unassuming street, a mere mile away from Harvard Square, you’ll find Inman Square’s impressive cornucopia of international cuisines. Clustered together within a few blocks on “Restaurant Row”, this stretch features some hidden and unpretentious gems of the Cambridge dining scene. We’ll introduce four restaurants and an ice cream parlor- all well-worth the short…

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Republican vs. Democrat — A Parents Choice for President

Republican Paul Buser (OH) and MPA ’09, Contributing Writer The historic election in front of us takes on a greater significance when considering the next generation to whom we will bequeath our great country. It is the sensible choice to pass along the Republican ideals of freedom, empowerment, and love of country. Election day has…

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Cambridge Harley

Purchasing a bicycle can be a worthwhile investment for your two years at school. You will be surprised to find out how well a bicycle works during the winter months (sans precipitation). My advice.go inexpensive and functional so when there is no room in the moving van post-graduation, you will not feel bad leaving the…

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Harvard Square Restaurant Guide

You’ve landed at HBS, moved into your new digs and found your stomach rumbling while reading yet another case. Alas, the true metropolis of Boston feels far away. What is a gourmand to do? Fear not! Our quaint little Square can fill your belly cheaply and pretty deliciously if you know where to go. Here…

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Check This Out…

Itching to get out of Cambridge?www.lonelyplanet.com For all you bargain hunters.www.retailmenot.com If your true calling is to be a gourmet chef.www.epicurious.com Sick of reading cases? www.whatshouldireadnext.come Too cold outside to walk to the library?www.bartleby.com Better than having a personal assistant.a personalized music station just for you.www.musicovery.com Things you probably won’t learn at HBS but may…

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Cambridge One

Cambridge One, a funky pizza place you probably didn’t even realize existed, is tucked away on Church Street in Harvard Square. The building was once the home of the Cambridge fire department but is now the place to come for delicious and unique flame grilled pizzas. This isn’t your typical cheese and pepperoni – we’re…

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Surviving the New England Winter:

When I moved to Cambridge from Honduras a few years ago, I was mentally prepared for endless winters and the worst possible scenario, whether that meant making it where I needed to go during an intense blizzard or putting on more than fives layers of clothing every time I walked out the door. Having lived…

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The HBS Guide to the Arts in the Harvard Community

Henry Longfellow believed that “art [was] the gift of God, and must be used unto his glory.” Members of the Harvard Business School community are indeed blessed to live in one of the nation’s culturally richest cities in terms art, culture and intellect. As the brutal winters of Cambridge approach, the artistic and cultural treasures…

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Tavern in the Square

Cambridge’s Central Square contains a myriad of food options, mostly ethnic. But located within the mix is Tavern in the Square, an American sports bar offering better-than-average bar food. If you’re not up for hiking into downtown Boston, consider getting your appetizer fix here. While this restaurant’s name includes the word “tavern,” don’t expect to…

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Student Profile – Doug Moorehead (OB)

Doug Moorehead (OB) was born in Cambridge, OH, in 1974. His life has taken him on a world wide journey from the Naval Academy to Naval SEALs training to Iraq. Doug’s grandfather was an officer in the Navy and fought in WWII, and his father was a pilot in Vietnam. While Doug felt like the…

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Restaurant Review – Basta Pasta

If you are anything like me there is something in you that desires to get more than you bargained for when it comes to purchasing things, especially when it comes to food. As a graduate student with a budget to maintain I long to find good meals for a reasonable price, Basta Pasta has full…

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To Bolivia and Back: Reflections on an Extended Summer Internship

My summer internship with EcoLogic Finance began last February and is still going strong. In between, I have met with farmers and hedge fund managers, traveled by pickup truck through five countries, and sampled more fair trade and organic products than I knew existed. Besides a lot of fun and a bit of adventure, my…

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Flavors Of Fall

BostonChefs.com annual event, Flavors of Fall, is a culinary benefit supporting Cambridge’s service organization CLSACC: Community Legal Services and Counseling Center. During this event a social strategic merger takes place between CLSACC and Boston Chefs Inc. to create a pleasant atmosphere to collect donations for the better being of Cambridge society. The many participants of…

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Food Review – Best Brick Oven Pizza in Cambridge

This cozy modern pizza place offers traditional dishes with inventive ingredients at a great price. The restaurant offers simple fun and an upbeat crowd in both the bar & restaurant tables, and invites everyone from the executive to the student to come in and have a meal. The pizza menu includes a choice of either…

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Delight in the French-Cuban Cuisine of Chez Henri

Chez HenriA sexy mix between French decor and Latin music will entertain you as you delight in this French-Cuban cuisine restaurant. Start off by enjoying their vast wine list where you can find everything from a $23 Rioja Blanco to a $210 Richebourg Grand Cru, Mongeard-Mugneret. For those seeking adventure, explore the cocktail menu which…

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Beauty Review

Admit it, what could be nicer than having someone lavish attention on your feet? Pedicures are one of life’s greatest indulgences, and I indulge as often as our student budget will allow. But lately I have encountered my fair share of unmemorable “pedis.” From sub-par hygiene standards to weaker-than-weak massaging, the factory approach to spas…

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