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Editor's Welcome

Welcome to your first special print-edition of The Harbus, the real mccoy that you can only get here on campus. Our online edition is an important complement to the paper, but you’ll be picking up a freshly inked copy every week right here on campus, complete with the handy work of our professional design team….

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NH: Vaunted Madness

Vaunted Madness is down to its Sweet Sixteen. Spearheaded by Section H Deejay, Brian Hoskins, Section H has been participating for the past few weeks in a self-run tournament of silly games. Every student participates, broken out in “country” quartiles, and then each student also turns in their brackets, hoping to be the one who…

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Why You Should Not Feel Sorry for Bill Gates

On April 23, Bill Gates took the witness stand for the first time in the antitrust case against Microsoft. At one point he said that Microsoft is facing disintegration. If the remedies proposed in the antitrust action were accepted, he argued, Microsoft’s business and technology model would be in peril, innovation would be discouraged and…

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Volleyball Team Dominates at Wharton Tournament

Members of the HBS Volleyball Club traveled to Philadelphia for the 11th Annual Wharton Volleyball Tournament on Saturday, April 13th. The HBS Team captured the 1st place trophy and the team gold medals by sweeping through the playoffs with convincing, two-game victories over Michigan in the semifinal and the Wharton White team in the final.With…

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Let the Games Begin!

The 2003 Section Olympics will take place on April 23rd around the HBS Campus, and will enable Sections to demonstrate their prowess in various endeavors, including physical, scholastic, and creative competitions. In addition, the Olympics will provide the entire cohort with an opportunity to develop cohesion and display pride in HBS as a whole. As…

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HBS Students Win First Prize in Prestigous HLS Negotiation Competition

Two HBS students have won First Place in Harvard Law School’s highly-respected Williston Contracts Negotiation competition. Patrick Chung (OA) and Aman Kapadia (OA), both JD-MBA candidates, competed as a team in the six-day complex negotiation and contract drafting competition. This year, the competition pitted teams representing a major national airline against other teams representing its…

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Take Section I!

Dear Deans W. Carl Kester and Kim Clark,I wanted to take this opportunity to salute you for giving the student body a living example of strong leadership in tough times. My understanding is that you and the faculty have agreed to cut back the number of sections in the MBA class-a tough call, but the…

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HBS King/Queen of the Court Competition

The HBS Volleyball Club held its first-ever individual volleyball competition earlier this month. The best HBS volleyball players showed up to slug it out in a series of doubles matches over two days of competition for the bragging rights, the gold medal, and the title of King or Queen of the Court. As a competition…

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Latin American Business Conference:

Increasing the productivity of Latin American nations is critical to advancing not just their economies, but also their societies. So began Michael Fairbanks, keynote speaker at the recent HBS Latin American Business Conference. Fairbanks is CEO of ontheFRONTIER. Previously, he created Monitor’s Country Competitiveness practice, which was carved out of Monitor to become ontheFRONTIER in…

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Putting Theory into Action

At 1 am on Friday, January 31, our plane finally started to move. The plane had been sitting on the tarmac at Logan Airport for three hours waiting to be de-iced. Edrienne Brandon (NB), Wesley Brandon (NF), Jeff Norton (NG), Sheeba Philip (ND) and I were headed for the 12th Annual Babcock Marketing Case Competition…

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Whaiku no Haiku?

Ah, yes. The haiku competition. Believe it or not, I received haikus from only two individuals by Wednesday evening, effectively ending A Haiku Competition to See If We Should Have a Haiku Competition on a bit of a down note. However, that’s not going to stop me from printing the haikus I did get. First,…

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WTO Entry Risks Social Upheaval in China

“As Keynes said, ‘In the long run we are all dead,’ so we should pay attention to the short-term costs and challenges.” So concluded Myoung-Ho Shin, Vice President, Asian Development Bank at the Asia Business Conference recently hosted by HBS. Other panelists discussing China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) echoed similar concerns about…

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I'm Good, I'm Very Very Good.

I have a theory about my growing success in matchmaking. I really don’t think I’m becoming a better matchmaker, I think there might be a little positive feedback loop going on right here at the Harvard Business School. Regardless of its causes, I will happily take credit for the results. Oh, but why do I…

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Section H Trivia

By now, we all know about various quirks about our sectionmates, just by observing them in class throughout the year. There are the cynics, the optimists, the capitalists, the bankers, the sleepers, the target consumer of every case, and of course, the one who wears pink. Part of the HBS experience is learning about the…

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Symposium With World Leaders Seeks Student Contributions

From May 23-25, 2002, the 32nd ISC-Symposium is to be held in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The annual Symposium, founded in 1969, has since evolved into an acclaimed platform for interaction among approximately 600 decision makers from business, politics and science. 250 students from the world’s leading universities, selected through the competition for the ISC Wings…

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RC Sections Raise $10,750 in "Food Fight" for Hunger

It was a great year for the MBA Food Fight at HBS as the Class of 2003 gave generously to alleviate hunger in America. The “Food Fight” is a friendly competition among MBA programs, with the goal of raising money for food banks in the United States through America’s Second Harvest (www.secondharvest.org). With over 20…

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The HBS Volleyball Club Fall Classic

Come support your HBS volleyball teams as they compete in their first tournament of the year! At 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 17th, Shad Hall will be opening its doors to over 60 volleyball players from HBS and five other business schools. Stop by Shad to cheer your fellow HBS students on as they compete…

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D is for Domination! ND's Team D5 Takes Shad Title

Aldrich 210 (ND Press)-LEDs flashing. Buzzers buzzing. Capacitors, well, capacitating. To some RC students, this was the stuff of nightmares after Friday’s Shad Exercise. To ND’s Team D5, these were the sweet sights and sounds of victory. “This was our defining moment. Our section was depending on us. All humanity hung in the balance.”-D5’s Asli…

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Ready to win $2,000 in cash?

It’s that time of the year again! The Investment Club will run HBS Fidelity Investment Challenge from October 10 to November 30. Compared with the time in which the last two competitions were held in last year, there is even more uncertainty in the economy and the market. How well the participants adjust their strategy…

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So Your're a Sports Buff- You've Come to the Right Place

Disclaimer-OK, I admit it – this article is a rerun from the January 15 Harbus-no original content whatsoever. I think Carl Kester called it self-plagiarism in his address to the EC the other day. I blame this evidence of laziness on my new favorite scapegoat-the my HBS portal. You see, had I figured out in…

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Will He be Adding Another Force?

On June 28, the University announced the establishment of a new interdisciplinary Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness (ISC), based at HBS and directed by Prof. Michael E. Porter M.B.A. ’71, Ph.D. ’73. In keeping with Porter’s broad research agenda, which has influenced scholars and practitioners in governments, companies, and other institutions around the globe, the…

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Kitsch Too: Eclectic Boogaloo

The morning of Sunday, May 27th held great promise for Zack “Scoop” Kramer, Jeff “Woodward” Wald, and Nick “Bernstein” Shurgot. The sun was shining, our bellies were full of doughnuts, and we were retelling stories from the previous night at Chatham’s watering hole, The Squire, aka “The Dirty Bird.” We strolled into downtown Chatham, MA…

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January Cohort Discovers Lost Harvard Cup Tradition

In a stunning amateur archaeological find, the athletic representatives from January 2002 have discovered a long-lost Harvard tradition. Michael Holt, Jeff Albee, Zack Kramer, Henry Jones and Nick Shurgot unearthed a chest containing artifacts that detailed a 200 hundred-year-old competition. The contents of the chest included a gilded trophy, stacks of aged photos, and a…

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HBS Fidelity Investment Challenge – Winter 2001

And the winner is … Julian Wang (OC) with an amazing performance of +444% in only two months. He is the winner of the Winter 2001 HBS Fidelity Investment Challenge that took place between February 12th and April 20th. Julian will be leaving HBS with a $2,000 check for wining this competition. Congratulations to him….

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The Harbus Intraview

The Free Shot Queenby Carolyn Bockius, NA When Uncle Jordy informed me that my Intraview was with a second year I had never met, the first thing I did was check out Hugh’s classcard for a little background information. I found out that he was into sports (a definite plus) and poetry. Not having read…

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FACE IN THE CROWD: James Carroll (OI)

James Carroll (callsign: Dipper) has a certain calmness, good-natured humor and confidence about him. One might, at first, attribute it to the maturity that marriage and fatherhood brings… or a Virginia upbringing. Certainly factors. But after an hour long interview, I am convinced his soundness is firmly rooted in his 14-year tenure with the United…

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