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Cuisine from Mexico

Chilies and chocolate, beaches and salsa, tacos and tequila – you sure know where we are. The perfect Spring Break destination and the fun place to be. Bienvenidos!! Welcome to the land of margaritas – Mexico!! Join us as EC partner and budding entrepreneur Lorenza takes us on a lip-smacking ride through her home cuisine….

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Cuisine from Colombia

Who’s not excited about home and home cooking? We all are and for some reason, the farther you are from home, the more excited you are about all things back there. Hence, a substantial amount of time at any of our weekly exclusive “girl” gatherings is spent talking about home and about all the things…

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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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Immersion Experience – Mexico, Grasshoppers and Mescal

Around 50 students escaped the harsh Boston winter for a week in sunny Mexico on HBS’s first Latin American IXP. Under the guidance of Professor Michael Chu, the group visited a number of companies in Oaxaca, Mexico City and Monterrey learning about the challenges that come from doing business in emerging markets. The trip was…

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Immersion Experience – Mexico: En memoria de mi primo

The hills beckoned on the last morning of the Mexico IXP. Our Crowne Plaza hotel overlooked the city’s central river, beyond which low hills rose to the Sierra Madre. We had been in Monterrey three days but I had not had time to jog through the city (a habit of mine when traveling). Just across…

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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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50 Reasons HBS is Better Than Real Life

In counterpoint to my other, uncharacteristically sentimental, article looking back on my time at HBS, I feel the need to lighten the atmosphere by taking a slightly tongue-in-cheek look at all the things about HBS that right now look infinitely preferable to the big, cold, scary world out there. So, here are the things that…

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An Afghan Afternoon

Like many of my favorite memories from Afghanistan, it all began with an innocent phone call on a lazy Sunday afternoon. “Hey man, what are you doing?” It was Ahmed.* “Oh, nothing really. Just surfing the web at my guest house. I wish we’d gone somewhere this weekend. I’m pretty bored.” “Do you want to…

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Restaurant Review – Tu Y Yo

Boston Globe ranks Tu Y Yo one of the city’s most authentic restaurants-What it’s all about. It’s very difficult as a native Mexican to find traditional, home-style Mexican cooking in New England. Most American restaurants offer burritos and nachos as authentic Mexican dishes, ignoring the homemade recipes that truly represent Mexico’s wide variety of regional…

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VIVA Mexico!

A fiesta-filled tour blending urban chic with rich, folkloric culture demonstrated that HBS cases are, on occasion, like a good margarita – best absorbed with a few grains of salt. Case after case on Latin American crises, financial mismanagement and controversial populist regimes can provide a dim view of such countries as Mexico. But the…

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Prominent Mexican Politician Visits HBS Speaks to Harvard University Mexican Association about Political Aspirations

Carlos Arriola (OH) did not know how easy it would be to contact important executives and politicians from his country of origin, Mexico. Arriola, who co-directed the Harvard University Mexican Association (HUMA) during the past year, kept busy calling Mexican VIPs, inviting them to come and participate in conferences at Harvard. The result speaks for…

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Global Microentrepreneurship Award Program Spearheaded by HBS Students

This past November, small business owners from developing countries around the world were recognized by a new initiative called the Global Microentrepreneurship Awards. The effort, spearheaded by a group of US graduate students and led by a team from HBS, was part of the official launch of the “UN International Year of Microcredit”. Award competitions…

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Make it a Blockbuster Night:

Jackie Brown – she knows where she’s goin’ and she knows what she’s gotta do. Quentin Tarantino conveyed this message clearly in the opening scene where Jackie Brown (Pam Grier), a beautiful stewardess over 40 dealing with hard times, is seen walking confidently through an airport with a gaze fixed on her final destination. Acting…

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Neglected International Student Forced to Speak in BGIE

(Aldrich 304) Following eight months of relative obscurity in the ranks of Section X, international student Juanita Perez was suddenly given the floor in last week’s BGIE class. “While I realize that Juanita was only about four years old when the Mexican debt crisis occurred, I thought I’d give her the chance to speak on…

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Buying a Valentine's Day Gift for Your Man

Buying Valentine’s gifts for men is tricky. When giving advice to my female friends on the topic, I usually tell them that whatever they’d like to receive on Valentine’s Day is exactly what they should NOT buy their significant other. Flowers? Not unless they started growing black roses. Jewelry? Not unless it’s a 50 cent…

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Losing My Vote

I didn’t vote yesterday -and not for lack of effort. After visits to two polling stations, telephone calls to the Boston and Cambridge Voting Commissions, and pleas to an Election Warden, I gave up. Somehow, in my move from Cambridge to Soldiers Field Park, I was dropped from the Cambridge voting list and never added…

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The Big Picture

She is a little girl in the basement of a brand new factory in China. She feels tired already; she would like to be somewhere else. But then, she gets the big picture. Now, she also can help the family. She puts the very first doll in its bright packaging, and watches it leave to…

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The Intraview's Post Game Interview

Me ‘n’ Her AuntieGoldie: OK, this is more of a comment than a question. I would just like to say that there is nothing wrong with using various electronic means to research potential/current/ex-significant others. If it weren’t for Lexis-Nexis, I wouldn’t know that two out of my three ex-boyfriends are now married. Care to support…

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Hard Time Finding a Good a Job? Create Your Own

Why struggle to get a job in this damaged economy if you can be fortunate enough to have the opportunity to create your own? The HBS business plan contest was a great opportunity for me to validate a business idea, create a company of my own and also have fun in the process. Let me…

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Section Q

As I start writing this column, my farewell contribution to Section Q, it is snowing. snowing in late April. I wonder: is winter really over? Then I listen this faint internal voice in my mind asking “Marcelo, shouldn’t you be writing your four pending term papers instead of speculating about the weather?” Hum, the answer…

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Third Millennium

As we enter into February of the year 2001, I can’t avoid looking back… to our recent past … to the year 2000. The year 2000… it is over… it feels strange. Millions of people had been looking forward to it – anxiously – for years, perhaps decades. Literarily millions of clocks around the world,…

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Dynamic Women in Business International Posts Panel

It was indeed an impressive panel of dynamic women who participated in “The Risk and Reward of an International Post” panel at the 10th Annual WSA conference held on Saturday, January 20, 2001. The four top executives from institutions as diverse as Taco Bell International and Ford Motor Company entertained and educated conference panelists with…

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