Editor's Welcome

As the Harbus’ new Humor Editor, I’d like to set the proper expectations for the upcoming editorial term. And if I learned anything during my five years in corporate America (this is still a debatable point), it was the importance of setting expectations. After all, where else but in corporate America can one be rewarded… Continue reading Editor's Welcome

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As alumni of HBS and the Harbus editorial staff, we read the news about “cartoon-gate” with disappointment but not surprise. During our tenure from 1998-2000, the administration attempted to reign in the Harbus and its staff on several occasions when the paper crossed an imaginary line of critique, using very similar tactics. We… Continue reading Letter to the Editor

Cover Letter Workshop

It’s already time to write our cover letters. Of course, you want to distinguish yourself from your fellow classmates, and of course you know that if you follow Career Services advice, you’ll just end-up with the same cover letter as everyone else. So be bold ! Innovate ! To help get you started, here is… Continue reading Cover Letter Workshop

The Morning Laughter

A pastor, a doctor and an HBS student were waiting one morning for a particularly slow group of golfers. The HBS student fumed, “What’s with these guys? We’ve been waiting to tee off for over 15 minutes!” The doctor chimed in, “I don’t know, but I’ve never seen such ineptitude!” The pastor said, “Hey, here… Continue reading The Morning Laughter

Welcome from the Humor Editor

Humor isn’t easy. I have just reached this conclusion as I blankly stare at the unforgiving blinking of my HP computer cursor. How can I best introduce the new Harbus Humor section? That damn cursor mocks me. Dude, I should have asked for a Dell. It wouldn’t have changed the cursor taunting much, but at… Continue reading Welcome from the Humor Editor

OJ Goes Skiing

Editor’s Note: A little concerned that the latest version of “OJ Goes Skiing” hadn’t shown up as scheduled on Wednesday night, and that Good Doctor Sanjay’s article had been lost in the email server crash, your Humor Editor phoned Sanjay on Thursday morning. Unable to reach him, the Humor Editor left a message. After class,… Continue reading OJ Goes Skiing