Harbus Foundation’s Annual Grant Presentation Ceremony

The Harbus Foundation is the nation’s only student-run foundation created by The Harbus News Corporation that provides grants and consulting services to organizations across the Boston metropolitan area, effecting social change in the areas of education, literacy and journalism Last Tuesday, The Harbus Foundation held its 13th annual grant presentation ceremony that presented checks of… Continue reading Harbus Foundation’s Annual Grant Presentation Ceremony

A Rookie’s Journey to Run the Boston Marathon

Revelry – and a Long RunAs I discovered a few days beforehand, my 21-mile, longest-ever training run was scheduled for bright and early the morning after the EC Revelry ball – talk about bad timing.ÿ Safe to say, there was no way I was going to miss my final formal event at HBS in such… Continue reading A Rookie’s Journey to Run the Boston Marathon

Genetic Engineering

Ivy League schools are inundated with ads for potential egg donors-women who for a considerable sum of money donate their eggs to a couple for in vitro fertilization. What happens once they sign on? And what role do the fertility clinics who match the donors to the recipients play? A well-dressed couple in their early… Continue reading Genetic Engineering

Katrina-Level Disaster Hits the Philippines Students Lead a Web 2.0 Drive to Help Relief Operations

MANILA, Philippines – The flood waters may have subsided, but thick mud up to two feet high still remains in different parts of the city. Cars that have been turned upside down and tossed on top of each other litter the streets. On a community basketball court that doubled as an evacuation center 3,000 people… Continue reading Katrina-Level Disaster Hits the Philippines Students Lead a Web 2.0 Drive to Help Relief Operations

UPCOMING SECTION CHARITY AUCTIONS

SECTION I – APRIL 22 DATE & TIME: Wednesday, April 22ND at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Harvard Faculty Club, 20 Quincy St. Cambridge ATTIRE: Masquerade-themed, Cocktail Attire FOR TICKETS: $30 per person (includes dessert/cheese buffet and one drink ticket). Contact Melissa Anderson (NI) for purchase. OUR CHARITIES: Two charities will be receiving the proceeds from the… Continue reading UPCOMING SECTION CHARITY AUCTIONS

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Participating in History

From his announcement joining the Democratic primaries in February, 2007, to his inauguration on January 20, 2009, Barack Obama has incited an unparalled following among young voters. This is the story of one student’s involvement in his campaign up to, and including, his inauguration. I came alone to the inauguration, but I am joined here… Continue reading Participating in History

It's Never Been Better to Be an HBS Partner

With book clubs, sporting events, whale watching, donation drives and happy hours, it’s been a busy year for the HBS Partners’ Club. And with an enthusiastic RC class, things are sure to get even better in 08-09. Thanks to a top-notch leadership team and tons of participation, club co-presidents Leslie Gimbel and Rebecca Peet managed… Continue reading It's Never Been Better to Be an HBS Partner

Harbus News Donates $70,000 to Charity

For many people the Harbus is about hard hitting news, insightful opinion and rib-cracking humor. But for some people, the Harbus is a lot more. This week the Harbus News donated $70,000 to the Harbus Foundation. It will be used to grant awards and provide consulting services to promoting education, literacy, and journalism in the… Continue reading Harbus News Donates $70,000 to Charity

HBS Community Lends a Helping Hand for Thanksgiving

Harvard Business School Partner’s Club and Women’s Student Association provided fifteen local families with dinner for the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is a holiday rich in tradition and heritage, and at this time of year, families from all walks of life get together to give thanks for their blessings and enjoy a meal with all the… Continue reading HBS Community Lends a Helping Hand for Thanksgiving

Professor Perold Checks Charity at the First Tee

Following through on his generous donation to last year’s Section A Charity Auction, Professor Andr‚ Perold hosted the three winning bidders, OAs Lillian Kiang, Jeff Dinski and Tamin Pechet, for an 18-hole extravaganza at Pine Brook Country Club in Weston. Professor Perold’s charity ended, however, as soon as the foursome hit the course and the… Continue reading Professor Perold Checks Charity at the First Tee

For a Good Cause

Everyone at HBS is pitching in to contribute to the Katrina relief efforts, even the young ones. Here, 5-year old Callie Avondet sells lemonade outside of the Grille last Friday, September 16 during the Friday TGIF event for RC’s and EC’s to raise money for donation to the relief effort. Callie had plenty of customers… Continue reading For a Good Cause

News In Brief

Business School Essay Advice Available Just in case any students have just been attending HBS classes all semester but didn’t actually get in to HBS, a flier currently posted in the basement of Aldrich provides a helpful phone number you can call to get advice on your business-school application essays. Hurry; the R2 application deadline… Continue reading News In Brief

COOP Announces 6% Rebate, Payback Increases 20% Over 2003 Rebate

Cambridge, MA. October 18, 2004- The Harvard Cooperative Society (THE COOP) today announced a rebate of 6% to all paid-up members on merchandise sales of $ 39,629,828. Members will soon receive a check returning 6% of the value of their purchases made at any of the six Coop locations, as well as mail order and… Continue reading COOP Announces 6% Rebate, Payback Increases 20% Over 2003 Rebate

The Market As God: A Debate

Last Thursday, April 11th, four prominent Harvard professors debated the role of “the market” in law, science, economics and religion. The session started with a powerful video about the emerging black market for human organs. With the demand for organs escalating faster than the supply, some individuals have begun selling their kidneys to those willing… Continue reading The Market As God: A Debate

Red Cross Requests Deferral of Blood Donations

Brendon Dibella, OD, who is coordinating the HBS blood drive on October 10, has been advised by his Red Cross contacts to urge the HBS community not to rush to donate blood. The HBS fall blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, from 12-6 p.m. in Shad Hall. The local Red Cross chapter does… Continue reading Red Cross Requests Deferral of Blood Donations

Red Cross Asks Blood Donors to Wait 'Til Oct. 10

Brendon Dibella, OD, who is coordinating the HBS blood drive on October 10, has been advised by his Red Cross contacts to urge the HBS community not to rush to donate blood. The HBS fall blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday, October 10, from 12 to 6 pm in Shad Hall. The local Red Cross… Continue reading Red Cross Asks Blood Donors to Wait 'Til Oct. 10

List of what to tell mom and dad about HBS next week:

So go ahead, whip out that PDA, and mark down Tuesday, April 17th as the day to donate blood!!! If you or someone you care about has ever suffered from a serious accident or trauma, undergone chemotherapy treatment for cancer or been treated for serious burns, you will recall it was a generous blood donor… Continue reading List of what to tell mom and dad about HBS next week:

EC Students Considering Class Gift Campaign Fellowships identified as vehicle for greatest impact

A group of second-year students have begun meeting with members of the administration and the HBS Fund to consider spearheading a Class of 2001 Gift Program. The group currently includes Kumsal Bayazit (OC), Shana Hunter (OA), Demond Martin (OB), Stephen Moret (OC), Julie Neenan (OH), Mike Pierce (OB), Anoop Prakash (OC), Andy Stevenson (OB), Conley… Continue reading EC Students Considering Class Gift Campaign
Fellowships identified as vehicle for greatest impact