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HBS Rallies Past Tuck to Capture Gold

For the second straight year, the HBS Blades (11 Wins-1 Loss) found themselves in the final of the Tuck Ice Hockey Tournament in Hanover, New Hampshire. But this year, the Blades were the ones hoisting the Tuck Cup to the rafters. The Tuck team got a quick start scoring two goals in the first five…

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Where in the World did you Spend your Summer–Brent Grinna (OC)

This summer, Brent interned at IGNIA Partners, a Monterrey, Mexico based venture capital fund that invests in businesses that serve or employ people at the Base of the Pyramid (“BoP”).ÿ The BoP is defined as the four billion people globally who survive on $2 per day or less.ÿ By providing capital and counsel, IGNIA can…

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HBS Volleyball Starts Season on the Attack

“What do you mean we have to write the numbers in big on the front?” If there is one thing worse than waking up at 8am for a volleyball tournament on Sunday, it’s playing at the picturesque dungeon known as the MIT gym. Needless to say, the HBS Ballers — captained by Eric “Downtown” Brown…

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Back to School Party: Class is in Session at Mantra

Like Wayne Gretzky on a loose puck, HBS students were all over the Canadian Club’s “Back to School” party at Mantra last week.ÿ Given all the long weekends and traveling that many of the 2nd years seem to be doing this term, there was a lot of enthusiasm and energy about getting everyone (both years)…

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Dehors Dans Le Froid!

Shredding pow never felt as good as it did the weekend of February 25, when several hundred HBSers headed to the Great White North of Quebec, to partake in the annual HBS Mont Tremblant Trek. A contingency of Canadian HBSers were eager to serve as gracious hosts for the weekend and enlightened fellow HBSers about…

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Pure Nectar from Frozen Grapes.

I was hooked the minute the sweet nectar that is Canadian icewine first passed my lips a few years ago. The sweet, intense flavors linger long after they burst onto your tongue and jolt your senses awake. Paired with bitter dark chocolate, the luscious flavors become at once richer and more satisfying; this combination has…

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28 Degrees: Cool Lounging

Having grown up in Canada, I am accustomed to the sensible metric system. So when I heard that a new place named 28 Degrees was opening in Boston, I was intrigued. Originally, I thought it was one of those raw foods restaurants where food is not heated above a certain temperature in order to preserve…

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Movie Review: Return to Kandahar

Return to Kandahar, currently playing at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, is a documentary of a former refugee who fled Afghanistan in 1989 at the age of 13 and returns in 2002 to find her childhood friend. In what must be a cinematic first, this film is art documenting life imitating art imitating life. You…

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Sacreblue, ‡a caille dr“lement par ici! (Tremblant recap)

With apologies to our readers north of the border, Canada is “freeze your a$$ off” cold. Heading into the long weekend, the conditions here in Boston lulled you into a false sense of security. The sun was out, the snow melting, and for the first time in months you actually contemplated slipping on the Reefs…

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Oh, Canada!

The hubbub of International Week here at HBS got me thinking, especially in light of the presidential election this week. Depending on the outcome, there could be an economic opportunity awaiting for our neighbors to the north. Let me explain… Not too long ago, there were a number of large advertisements in The Washington Post…

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The Five Files:

5. Riding the turnpike to CanadaWhat: Six hour drive in a silver van full of your fellow ruggers. Pros: This is a once in a lifetime chance to compete for the title of World Spoof Champion and end up pleasantly dizzy after having drunk up to three mignonettes of a fine, tawny liquor. These six…

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Spotlight on Montreal

What better way to break the monotony of life back at school than to plan a weekend escape to a city that rocks? And just where can one find such a city that is both within driving distance and affordable? Why, Montreal, Canada of course. For those of you that have never been north of…

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HBS Rugby Backs Up #1 Ranking

MONTREAL, CANADA (HBSRFC PRESS) it’s not every year that your school or team is ranked #1 in something…unless you happen to go to HBS. With a fresh #1 B-School ranking from Forbes under their belts, as well as a #1 B-School Rugby ranking in NERFU league play, HBS went on tour to Montreal, Canada to…

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Interview with Michael Lee-Chin

Michael Lee-Chin acquired AIC Limited in 1987 and has, over the years, taken the organization from $1 million to more than $14 billion in assets under management. Much like his mentor, Warren Buffett, Michael is strong in his convictions. “To be a successful investor you need to look to people who have a lineage of…

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Tremblant: TrŠs Bien!

As the unbelievably hot summer and cool fall turn into the typical New England winter, one can already notice the smiling faces of a number of HBSers on campus. These are the avid skiers, waiting in anticipation for the first snowflakes to fall. Well, in case you missed it, they have already fallen and some…

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Bam! New 'B'ooks

I’ve received some wonderful feedback to my last article from my friends in Section New A…and was glad to hear the article was viewed as intended – as tongue in cheek. However, I have a sneaking suspicion that there will be some literary retaliation in today’s edition. In fact, it’s probably waiting for your eyes…

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Coming Up This Week in Sports…

Saturday, October 19th:WHAT: HBS Rugby plays their final road game of the seasonWHO: HBS vs. WolfhoundsWHERE: @ WolfhoundsWHEN: Game Saturday TBA. Saturday, October 19th:WHAT: Baseball World SeriesWHO: National League Champs vs. American League ChampsWHERE: at American League ChampsWHEN: 8PM EST (televised on FOX) Saturday, October 19th:WHAT: North American Strongman ChampionshipWHO: USA (led by Steve Kirit)…

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Texas Club Pummels Canadian Club at HBS Club Fair

Wed Sep 18, 4:02 PM ETCAMBRIDGE (AP) – Students were shocked and astonished when violence broke out at last week’s Harvard Business School Club Fair. Eyewitnesses recounted conflicting stories as to how the ruckus actually started, but according to several spectators, Sara Bergson (OB), David Hirsch (OG) and Class Co-President Ann Marie Jensen (OI) (also…

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HBS Rugby Crushes South Shore

HBS Rugby moved closer toward their first semester objective to gel as an MBA Championship team with a victory over visiting South Shore on Saturday. With a rare 9:00 AM kickoff time, the HBS ruggers turned an early wake-up call into an early lead with two tries in the first ten minutes. HBS began the…

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Section NE

Big-E kicked off last weekend with an unbeatable showing of support for our HBS Show participants. But the solidarity of the group was compromised 24 hours later when, much to the chagrin of wives and girlfriends across Cambridge, the men of the section went on some sort of field trip to Canada. Apparently it had…

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Intraview with Brian Davis and Stefanie Kudrac

Bewitched and Befuddledby Brian Davis (OD) The only thing I know about Canada is what I learned from South Park. So when I found out via the HBS stalking network (aka Classcards) that Stef was from Canada, I was not sure what to expect. One thing I did know that women from any country hated…

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Post Game Interview

AuntieGoldie: So Brian, this was your first “experience” with a Canadian? Did she wear snowshoes on the date? Did she talk with a funny accent?Davis: She did not wear snowshoes, and there was not a discernable accent. AuntieGoldie: Oh, that’s disappointing. You can tell me the truth-were you purposely trying to get lost so that…

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Response to "U-Turn on I-93…"

To the Editor: I read with anger the article by Will Azeff, “U-turn on I-93 …” Mr. Azeff mentions that he came to this country to “work here after graduating for four or five years and then get the hell out.” Apperantly school shootings and riots (as if they are an every day occurence) had…

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Looking to Escape the Pressure?

Play the game of games. The Harvard Rugby Football Club was started by Dean McArthur and is one of the oldest, largest, and most active sports clubs on campus. HBS Rugby membership involves training, matches, tours, tournaments, and social events to accommodate class schedules. The Club welcomes all members whatever their desired commitment level. Players…

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U-turn on I-93 to “Face Fears, Pursue Dreams”

The Economics of Markets professor turned the question over to the floor: “As non-Americans, how do you perceive living in the US?” Without hesitation, I shot my hand into the air. “Professor,” I said, “I have come to this school to gain access to the US. I will work here after graduating for four or…

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More from Montreal

A good trip, just like Eric Peterson, refuses to die. Photos and stories emerge that deserve an airing, so here are some more observations of one helluva weekend. Bussed UpAisha wrote about the bus journey last week, but this dead horse deserves repeated flogging. The best thing about the 10 hour trip in our bus…

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Swell Week

While the snow, stress and interview madness was engulfing the inmates of HBS, a surprisingly large number of RC September took the opportunity to head out of town. These were the people who rocked up refreshed with suntans on post-Hell week Monday morning, while, the rest of us were ashen faced and haggard. Some have…

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