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HBS Students Contribute to Haiyan Relief Efforts

Super-typhoon Haiyan – arguably the strongest tropical cyclone in recorded history – has ravaged the Central Visayas region in the Philippines, flattening the entire city of Tacloban and claiming the lives of thousands of Filipinos.  Nearly 700,000 survivors have been displaced from their homes, utterly desperate for food and shelter.  They are in dire need…

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Rape & Remittances: Modern Day Slavery in the Philippines

This is Part 2 of 2 in a series presenting the research findings of Justin Hakuta (NJ), who won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to the Philippines after graduating from Carnegie Mellon. At the time, Hakuta was interested in pursuing a career in human rights investigation. Root CausesTrafficking is the product of many factors including: –…

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Rape & Remittances: Modern Day Slavery in the Philippines

This is Part 1 of 2 in a series presenting the research findings of Justin Hakuta (NJ), who won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship to the Philippines after graduating from Carnegie Mellon. At the time, Hakuta was interested in pursuing a career in human rights investigation. RUDE AWAKENING I bob and weave through the sweating rush…

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Immersion Experience – Actualizing Dreams in the Developing World

Three students volunteered on a service trip to the Philippines during the winter break. We recommended ways of using the country’s hydropower efficiently to enhance rural electrification. One of our guides in the Philippines pulled me aside early on and said, “The Philippines is still a developing country with its flaws, but I wouldn’t change…

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Skeletor, Beast Man Call It Quits

After a turbulent marriage fraught with allegations of abuse, Beast Man filed for divorce from Skeletor on Friday, citing “irreconcilable differences.” His lawyer refused to comment. However, it appears that no spin-doctor could save Beast Man from attracting controversy. On Saturday, self-described moral crusader He-Man appeared on the Space Ghost talk show to denounce their…

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Entrepreneurship Club Goes Global

This summer, in a move to further extend the reach and impact of HBS students and alumni worldwide, The Entrepreneurship Club of Harvard Business School launched its Global Entrepreneurship Initiatives. Through the Global Entrepreneurship Initiatives, the organization provides a vehicle for HBS students and alumni to help catalyze the economic development of the world’s nations…

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Summer Tales-Septembers Go Free

It is impossible to chart the globe trotting or airmiles racked up by the Septembers with four free months to play with – those who didn’t engage in a trek to far off lands were the exception rather than the rule. If anybody didn’t leave Boston for the entire Summer, we should hear about it…

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