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Gossip and Tales from the HBS Show

With the 2008 HBS Show now only a month away (playing Tuesday, April 22 to Friday, April 25), I have been working undercover to sneak into rehearsals and meetings and find the best insider info and gossip for you. Here goes. The HBS Show has been, since 1974, the traditional highlight of the HBS year,…

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Texas Club Chili Cook-Off: Bigger and Better

Sunday, April 24 marked the celebration of the 12th Annual HBS Texas Club Chili Cook-off, which pitted HBS’s best chili chef’s against one another for school-wide bragging rights. Despite some early morning showers, nearly 600 HBS students, faculty, and families turned out for the event. For many, this was their first chili cook-off and they…

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NI and Major US Utility Raise Fund to Offset CO2 Emissions

It all started with a Fin 1 case on acid rains. The case explained how Southern Company, a coal power plant operator acquired sulfur dioxide (So2) allowances to offset its polluting emissions. Inspired by the story, NI decided to apply the same market mechanisms to offset its emissions of CO2, one of the main greenhouse…

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NuDies (ND) Bring Home RC IM Basketball Title

As many had predicted during pre-season, the final spot for a place in the 2005 Intramural Basketball final was settled in an intimate affair between the NuDies and NI. “The battle of the Titans” as the pundits came to call it, was resolved with a decisive win for the NuDies who brought home the game…

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NI Raises Money, Awareness to Fight ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s disease,” is a fatal neurodegenerative disease that attacks motor neurons and can quickly lead to paralysis. Currently there is no cure for ALS and the pharmaceutical industry considers it to be an “orphan disease” as the afflicted population is too small for profitable investments in…

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"I" of the Tiger

“Uh, yeah, those guys are good.” – Mike Mazur (NE) Despite a valiant double-digit comeback, NE was no match against NI in last week’s season-opening intramural basketball game. To call NI loaded is a bit of an understatement: this team is both talented and deep, with size, strength, and quickness from top to bottom. Start…

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NI Pulls Together and Wins Food Drive

The Food Fight arrived this year with little fanfare and hype. The annual event took back-seat to section retreats and company presentations, and overall, was not on the radar of many students. NI recognized it not only as a compelling opportunity to help others in need leading into the holiday season, but also as a…

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NI Bonds During Boston Serve-a-Thon

On Saturday October 23rd, members of NI served alongside over 50 other HBS students and countless Bostonians in the Citywide Serve-a-Thon. Four members of NI, including Bret Connor, Monica Lee, Viviana Salinas, and Lane Walker, participated in a neighborhood improvement project in Fields Corner. Participants performed landscaping, clean-up, and painted a playground area. NI’s first…

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Wanted:

I will be the first to admit it, I dropped the ball. EC’s will remember what I am talking about. Last April on Section Olympics day, to the chants of various re-written British football songs, each RC section paraded around in new, and sometimes cool looking section t-shirts. Witness Hot-E, G-Love, and I heart NI….

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NF Solid in Football Opener

Led by the sweet right arm of quarterback Grady Burnett, NF cruised to a convincing win over NI last Thursday. In the first half, NF’s swarming defense held NI’s offense scoreless and provided excellent field position with two early interceptions. The NF defense was led by Stephen “Mad Dog” Garrison whose tenacious pass rush harassed…

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Call the Baby Ugly

NA 4 – 2 NIThe game commenced at exactly 4 p.m. with a deafening war cry of “Call the Baby Ugly” from a motivated and passionate NA. Within 12 minutes, NA’s Bedii Yucaoglu had made two deadly strikes at goal, leaving the hapless NI goalkeeper stranded on the ground. Just when NA had begun to…

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NF Dominate Opening Exchanges in B-League

NF 57 – 20 ODNF started the season off strong with a 57-20 defeat of OD. NF started quickly, going on an 11-0 run highlighted by quick baskets from Jarred “The Glove” Kennedy. Although NF closed out the half with a 20-8 lead, there was more work to be done after the intermission. Gavin “Tier…

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Staff Drain Clutch 3 to Win

On Monday night on Court 3, NI and Staff A engaged in a battle for the playoff positions. Crunch time is rapidly approaching as could be felt by the tension on the court. Despite sub-par shooting, the Staff team were able to pull out a twelfth hour decision over NI, 45 to 44. Despite a…

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Club B Does Vermont

The much-anticipated NB ski trip to Killington was this past weekend and we had an absolutely amazing time. Night One: B Gets BustedDespite the ridiculous traffic from seemingly EVERYONE in Boston going up North for the weekend, we all made it up to Killington on Friday night after a wonderfully short day of classes. We…

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House of D Continues Winning Streak

Last Tuesday, the OD and the NI volleyball teams, both undefeated, faced each other on Shad Court 1. At the end of the match, only the House of D remained undefeated, with a straight set victory over the NI team, 15-6, 15-7. OD player Cyrus Hadidi finally took some time away from his cases to…

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OF Stands Proud in Intramural Soccer Championship

Section OF approached the Intramural Soccer Championship in a good mood. Strong EC teams–OD, OC, OK, and OB–were defeated in previous rounds. Considering how many HBS Soccer Team players were on these teams, OF had a reason to be proud. In addition, in this season, the team demonstrated excellent turnaround management skills–last year the team…

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House of D Remains Undefeated

The House of D (OD) volleyball team faced the NAs two weeks ago and emerged victorious, with a 2-0 (15-11, 15-8) win. The D team now holds a 2-0 record in pool play. With a couple of D players unable to attend the match, and D Cyrus Hadidi opting to read exciting HBS cases over…

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NI Enters Soccer Hall of Fame

(Allston – HU Sports Press). The good young boys and girl from the bunker at ALD 10 saw the light again last Tuesday, with a solid 8-4 victory over OF in the Intersection finals, becoming the 2001 champions. “This has been a great season, we started out pretty loose and ended up playing like a…

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NI Takes Second Victory

(ALLSTON – NI Sports Press). NI brought home its second victory of the season, this time against NH with a 5:1 score. The boys and girl from the bunkers of Aldrich 10 put all what was needed for a convincing victory: speed, effectiveness, team play and – why not – fair play. Forwards Wael Sawan…

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Section I Wins First football Game!

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…

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Political Leadership Club Inaugurated

The HBS Leadership in Politics Club was successfully launched at an inaugural meeting attended by some 30 January cohort students last Wednesday. Defying the general trend of lagging energy levels at the end of the second term, the meeting inspired lively brainstorming of what the new club should achieve in its first year. Co-founders Mark…

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Fast Times at NK High

Recent visitors to A110 must have noticed many a furrowed brow among the residents. First we had to divine meaning from our profs’ T2 midterm feedback. Not too tricky when you get a 2-page essay stuffed with specific citations of your classroom contributions. But some instructors kept it so brief (that’s one word or less)…

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Kayaking Into the Wilderness

A group of forty-nine Jans and partners kayaked into the Green Mountain National Forest in the Vermont woods carrying only what could be stored in our boats over the weekend of June 30th. The trip was organized and led by Michael Schnitman, NI, a master camper. We headed out across a gorgeous lake, some donning…

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NJ Goes Sailing

Despite the threat of thunderstorms, the January Cohort flocked to Fort Adams State Park last Saturday for the HBS Sailing Club’s Newport Cruise. Over 100 students, partners and even a dog donned lifejackets and sailed nimble J-22s sailboats across scenic Narragansett Bay. Mother Nature was on our side and blessed the group with Newport’s characteristic…

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New J Goes Skiing

Pine Chen has complained that contrary to the implications of the last article entitled “New J Goes Skiing (Sex)”, there was in fact no mention of sex in the article. Pine, my friend, look closely at the last word of that title. Those of you sad enough to have read both the NJ and the…

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A Successful Outreach

Project Outreach was an overall success. Despite the `economic outlook’, most of our regular sponsors chipped in to support us again on this worthy cause. Special thanks to Brook Reid for making good use of her negotiations class on this front. Also, thanks to Tim O’Sullivan and Christian Hensley for sacrificing a party on the…

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Smurfs and Snowballs from Special K

Heard the buzz? The Special K spirit is alive and well in Aldrich 110! A big cheer for Cedric Moret and the crones of OK, who’ve truly gone the extra mile to help the next generation bid reality farewell and embrace HBS life to the full. Personal letters from OK predecessors taped under our desks…

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Mike Meyer's Prophetic Stats for NI

What you probably already know…31% are former consultants24% are ex-bankers57% live on campus But did you know…o 37% will never have their name correctly pronounced by your profso 12% live in Peabody and will therefore suffer from clinical depressiono 98% will hate BGIE (except Seneca, who will dominate every discussion)o 3 will hook-up (most likely…

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