Venture Corner: Distinc.tt Pivots to Create a Community of Communities

What industry are you in? “Location social.”  Facebook paved the way for online social interaction and foursquare paved the way for location-based check-ins.  Recently the social location sphere has shown a lot of activity (e.g. Sonar, Highlight, Glancee), suggesting that the market is ready.  It’s a very exciting place to be right now. How has… Continue reading Venture Corner: Distinc.tt Pivots to Create a Community of Communities

Player Profile

Position/Title: Scion of the Scrum, Legend of the Line-out, High Panjandrum of the Rugby Pitch, Humble Servant to Double B (Godfather of Rugby), and HBS Rugby Club President Height: 1 fathom, but taller than a fathom in cleats. Weight: ÿIn China, I am huge. Previous Sports Experience: Two time 2005 Bank of America Summer Intern… Continue reading Player Profile

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Rugby Player Profile – Anson Frericks (OB)

Position/Title: Scion of the Scrum, Legend of the Line-out, High Panjandrum of the Rugby Pitch, Humble Servant to Double B (Godfather of Rugby), and HBS Rugby Club President Height:1 fathom, but taller than a fathom in cleats. Weight: ÿIn China, I am huge. Previous Sports Experience: Two time 2005 Bank of America Summer Intern Friday… Continue reading Rugby Player Profile – Anson Frericks (OB)

Reflections from my J-Term

If the sudden flurry of Facebook photo uploads is any indication, the HBS community enjoyed its first “J-Term” and left its footprints around the globe. January Term, which officially ran from January 4-22, was born in response to the new University-wide calendar implemented this school year. The coordinated calendar puts all of Harvard’s 13 schools… Continue reading Reflections from my J-Term

Money with Mia

Those of you who know me know I love chocolate. White, dark, semi-sweet – it makes no difference to me. Chocolate is chocolate, and I don’t care what wrapper it comes in. I’m a sucker for Godiva as well as for Hershey’s. On a recent excursion to Harvard Square with my sister, I stopped by… Continue reading Money with Mia

Top Automotive Leaders Visit HBS Campus

On March 19th, the Automotive and Transportation Club and the Turnaround Club hosted two of the most distinguished speakers that have set foot on campus this year: Rick Wagoner, CEO and Chairman of General Motors (HBS ’77), and John Smith, Group Vice President of Global Product Planning (HBS ’76). Several other guests from General Motors,… Continue reading Top Automotive Leaders Visit HBS Campus

Tales from Finals

I did everything right. I studied for hours, I went to the review sessions, I did the end-of-term pit dives, everything. Unfortunately, the results for my final exams did not reflect the amount of hours I spent preparing. (Fortunately, I ran my mouth incessantly in enough classes that I was able to be invited back… Continue reading Tales from Finals

Shifty Eyes

Yes, yes, yes, we are indeed back. Same faces, a little tanner and thinner, and with “old” as the prefix to our section identifier instead of “new.” And for the Class of 2004, oddly enough, this period resembles that of a year ago, except that, “so what section are you in?” has been replaced by… Continue reading Shifty Eyes

Anthrax: Q&A With Student-Doctor

Q: Is the water supply safe?A: During the present emergency, City, State, and Federal agencies are carefully monitoring the water supply and it is likely that any problems will be rapidly detected. Results to date indicate that the water supply remains safe. Q: What about chemical or biological attacks?A: Using biological material as a weapon… Continue reading Anthrax: Q&A With Student-Doctor

Auntie Sam:

Auntie Sam: Where is Mr. Right? Dear Auntie Sam,Last summer, I broke up with my boyfriend of two years. It was very tough, but I wasn’t overly concerned. I had been told by many friends that I would meet The One at HBS. I was informed that there were countless eligible, good looking, and fun… Continue reading Auntie Sam:

Cheers and Jeers

Cheer: To the performance of the HBS faculty and staff for their rapid reaction to the events in NYC and Virginia. Cheer: SA Social, for bringing us great weather at the first official TGIF. Jeer: Why are the namecards longer and flimsier this year? Were there that many students with long names like Miguel Lopez… Continue reading Cheers and Jeers