Old E Sportswire (October 11) – Relaxing in his plush off-campus apartment, OE flag football captain Brandon Gayle is beaming with confidence. Heading into the final weeks of the season, his talented squad is seemingly flying under the radar. “We’re well on our way to being 5-0. And guess what? No one is paying attention,… Continue reading Unfinished Business
When you get no free alcohol and no real money at the RC Casino Night, you start browsing through the Gucci numbers on the ladies and assessing the synchronized dramatic wholesale improvement in the appearance of the HBS male population. Male grooming and fashion have come a long way with an escalating range of ‘balding… Continue reading HBS Men and Facial Hair.With or Without?
Averting its worst public relations debacle since admitting there were in fact 5Cs and 3Ps in the standard marketing framework, the HBS Marketing Department announced plans to re-offer a second year Consumer Marketing course. The Department, initially stating that the promotion of legendary Professor Youngme Moon left the team without sufficient resources to teach the… Continue reading Marketing Department Finds Solution to Re-Offering Additional Marketing Courses: Cloning is the Answer
After the winter holidays, HBS’s sports season started with ND’s sweeping defeat of OF in the opening week of the HBS intramural basketball tournament and came to a close with Billy “Mac the Knife” McMorran’s (NG) spectacular result in the Boston Marathon a few weeks ago. Between these two milestone events, HBS’s many talented athletes… Continue reading Semester in Review: A Spring Packed with HBS Sports
It’s 7:45AM, and Charlie D. waits patiently in the Spangler cafeteria for his study group to arrive. He’s been waiting since 7AM, at the designated corner table, sipping his usual cup of joe. Unfortunately, it’s been three weeks since the “crew” last convened. Nevertheless, a determined Charlie quietly goes through his rituals by preparing a… Continue reading Have you Seen my Study Group? The True Story of the Left Behinds
I would like to apologize on behalf of The Harbus for the misleading article in last week’s issue suggesting that ND had won the RC basketball championship. It has come to our attention that no such title exists. In addition, following Thursday’s loss to OA, it appears that ND was not worthy of any of… Continue reading Hey Nudies, Put On Your Clothes! OA Remains Undefeated IM Basketball Champs
Despite falling behind early, ND recovered to beat a shorthanded OF team 55-38 for its first win of the season. Dozens of NuDee faithful showed up to support the pre-season favorites as they kicked off their season Monday afternoon on Court 3 in Shad Hall Gymnasium. Onlookers were treated to four nasty dunks by ND… Continue reading ND vs. OF
Outside it’s freezing. Inside Shad, several teams are warming up in preparation for this year’s HBS intramural basketball season. This afternoon, for example, sections NE and NI will battle it out in the first game of the season. We expect a lot of excitement over the coming twelve weeks as lanky former Division One ballers… Continue reading HBS Basketball Frenzy About to Begin
Picture this: 1,100 RC and 350 EC students in a ballroom, having consumed a total of 500 bottles of wine, staring expectantly at the stage where Alex Michael “two first names, one vision” (NH), and Vikram Sharma (NE) were standing mike in hand. Alex is the quintessential New York party boy; sharp, flamboyant, and often… Continue reading The Jitterbug takes First Prize
On Wednesday, ND capped one of the most amazing runs in HBS Intramural Soccer history with a thrilling 5-4 victory over NH. The win, which earned the Nudies a perfect season record, did not come easy. NH rallied in the second half from two goals down to tie the score with only two minutes left… Continue reading "Un-"D!"-Feated!"
NH and ND battled this past Monday, with NH emerging with a 4-1 victory. The game featured continuous back and forth play, with Santiago “Watch Where My Elbows Are and You Won’t Get Hurt” Marra controlling much of the midfield for ND. However, Sahil “What Happened to My Skydeck Award” Patel stepped up to mark… Continue reading NH Battles ND on Road to Playoffs
NE followed up its impressive 6-2 opening win over NB with a tightly-contested 2-0 victory against ND, and an exciting 3-2 match vs. NJ. The first half of the NE vs. ND match was marked by a dearth of scoring opportunities. NE’s defensive corps – anchored by rock-solid play from Dan Krebs, Indran Ratnathicam, and… Continue reading NE Off to a 3-0 Start
If you missed it, you really missed it. Section Olympics was a resounding success as hundreds of RCs spent a sunny Tuesday afternoon running, jumping, tripping, throwing, screaming, vomiting, eating and everything besides. This being HBS, it was sometimes a little heated, but sport and the section bonding was ultimately the winner. The record will… Continue reading Section Olympics 2003:
ALLSTON (OD Press) – Normally this reporter would have the smack-talk engine up and running, but this week’s game report is from a friendly match, as OD called out ND for a game of soccer on the Columbus Day Holiday. While the ND side was out early performing drills and warm-up exercises (give ’em a… Continue reading OD Beats ND in Non-League Play
With a fourth win in a row, NJ soccer today secured a spot in the playoffs. Undefeated, NJ played ND today and walked away with a score of 9:4. Goals were scored by Steven Carrel (2), Hysam Galal (4), Jonathan Farley (1), Max Osofsky (1) and Chavapas Ongmahutmongkol (1). Now the team is hoping for… Continue reading NJ Soccer Goes to the Playoffs!
DOC 64, OJ 62 (OT)The DOC squad notched its second victory of the season in a game that started out tough, ended tough, and was fought hard all the way. Donovan and Stampini led the offense once again as the game stayed close into the final seconds forcing the game into overtime. With one of… Continue reading Men's IM Basketball Roundup
Indoor Soccer Dark Side Annihilates Sexy Football Force Not Needed in 20-3 PastingBy Derek Mendez, Sports & Health Editor “Never underestimate the power of the Dark Side” -Darth VaderKicking off indoor soccer league action, ND’s Dark Side took on NB’s Sexy Football. These teams met outdoors last fall, with ND triumphing 2-1. Tension levels were… Continue reading Indoor Soccer
NH razzled and dazzled at Harvard Ball. Quite different from Priscilla Ball, NH began the evening sipping wine and nibbling on cheese at Amy Rabinowitz’s highly-prized SFP apartment. Then, thanks to Patricia Pu, our Social Chair Extraordinaire, we traveled in style altogether via coach bus. And finally, showing off new tuxes and dresses, we mingled… Continue reading Harvard Ball to Paintball
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… Continue reading D is for Domination! ND's Team D5 Takes Shad Title
ALLSTON (ND Press)-Unintimidated by NB’s gaudy shirts proclaiming “Sexy Football,” ND proved that you don’t need a uniform to win, besting their opponents 2-1. After an early goal by NB was allowed by the “honor scoring system,” ND’s defense rendered the opposing offense impotent. Marking opponents were Cameron “All Finance, All the Time” Jones, Kelly… Continue reading ND Soccer Stifles NB, 2-1
ND kept its undefeated record with a 3-1 victory over a hapless NA team. Despite falling behind for the first time this season, ND rallied behind quick goals by Andre “The Giant” Silva, Morio “Scorio” Alexander and Peter “Stoichkov” Velikin, and cruised to victory behind the stone wall goalkeeping of Derek “Donkey Kong” Mendez. Unfortunately,… Continue reading ND Soccer Beats NA 3-1
ALLSTON (ND Press) – A brisk autumn day…star players hampered by injury yet rising to the occasion…no more friggin’ LEAD cases to read for over a week…this match had all the makings of an instant classic, except for the fact that apparently only one team knew how to play soccer. That team was none other… Continue reading ND Scores Touchdown on NF in 7-2 Soccer Win
NI won a close game this afternoon by a score of 7 to 6 over ND. Stephen Thomas and Brandt Pyles got beat on a long pass play down the left side of the field allowing Section D’s only score of the game. The defense quickly regrouped and denied D their extra point attempt. Fortunately… Continue reading Section I Wins First football Game!
ALLSTON (ND Press) – While it will go down in the history books as a mere footnote in the epic saga that is ND’s majestic soccer campaign of 2001, Monday’s match against NC was a heroic, if altogether one-sided, war of wills. Led into battle by Peter “Stoichkov” Velikin and anchored on “NDefense” by Siddharth… Continue reading ND Victorious in IM Soccer Opener
It was in an overcrowded Burden auditorium that the HBS community welcomed the premiere of the 28th annual HBS Show last Wednesday, with more laughs, cheers, and applauses than the place had ever witnessed. This success starts with a uniquely talented team of writers. Up Side Story chose to describe the adventures of John Deere… Continue reading Up Side Story: An Amazing Performance
You never really know what people are going to say when you ask them a seemingly innocuous question like, “So, what did you do over Spring Break?” Now, we all know HBS is populated with those Type A personalities who don’t think a trip is worth taking unless at some point, you cheat death. For… Continue reading And We're Back…
His Story So, one day it happens. You’re sitting there, pretending to study, and you see the little envelope pop up. You’ve got mail. Of course, you stop all attempts at studying and alt-tab over to Outlook. Job offer? Social invitation? Another duplicative HBS club email? Another duplicative HBS club email? And there it was—an… Continue reading Intraview with Cyrus Hadidi, ND and Amy Reinhard, NC
Students of Indian origin in Section ND put together an elaborate lunch fiesta last Friday for sectionmates and Indian friends, exposing them to Holi, the Indian festival of color. An excellent presentation put together by J.D. Dhaliwal, Neera Nundy, Aparna Piramal and Imran Amed, all of ND, took the audience through details of the festival… Continue reading Over 200 New Admits To Descend Upon HBS!
Her Story What do you do when your best friend turns you in to the Harbus for an Intraview and calls you a chicken if you don’t accept… In the end, you accept. On Friday afternoon, I get a phone call from Brian to arrange our Intraview. Uncle Jordy had told me that our date… Continue reading Harbus Intraview – With Hildegunn Naas, OI and Brian Tockman, ND
OF racked up its fourth victory in a row this week over the RC men of ND. With a smothering defense, the OF side clamped down tighter than the new doors on the Spangler Center (am I the only one have trouble opening those things?!!), allowing just 10 points in the second half. Dale “The… Continue reading The OF Juggernaut Continues to Roll . . .