Meet the Presidents

The Harbus recently sat down with the newly elected HBS Student Association leaders, Laura Merritt and Kunal Modi.  Laura and Kunal gave us the scoop on their friendship, the decision to campaign replica breitling bentley 6.75, and plans for next year. The Proposal Harbus: It seems like you two are BFF’s.  Tell me about your… Continue reading Meet the Presidents

Top 10 SA-Sanctioned Survival Items for Your First Few Weeks Back on Campus

1. Binders (You may not read every exhibit of every case //www.replicaforbest.co.uk/replica-breitling-watches-sale-for-uk.html, but at least they’ll be well-organized) 2. A School Bus (Fact: There’s no better way to get to a social event) 3. Football cleats and eye-black (For flag football… HBS kids get a little ‘competitive’ about intramural sports. Just a wee bit.) 4. Belly-dancing skirt (To maximize… Continue reading Top 10 SA-Sanctioned Survival Items for Your First Few Weeks Back on Campus

Without Inhibition

Welcome back, MBA Class of 2012! And a big hello to the Class of 2013: We’re thrilled to meet you! It’s great to be back. After a summer of internships, travel, and time with friends and family, we are excited to reconnect with the extraordinary HBS community. It feels unreal that we have just one… Continue reading Without Inhibition

The SA Mission Statement

With all of the change coming next year, we hope one thing will remain constant, and that’s the theme of discovery. For many, HBS represents the first step of a long journey to find and fulfill their life goals. Our vision for the year is to create a student body culture where everyone can be their… Continue reading The SA Mission Statement

Leadership is…

Reflections by Brett Gibson and Justine Lelchuk, Outgoing SA Co-Presidents Last year at this time an article was published in The Harbus questioning, “Where have all the leaders gone?” We were excited to step into an opportunity to boldly reply to the question.  To the HBS Classes of 2011 and 2012, we’re explicitly telling you… Continue reading Leadership is…

Candidates for Student Association 2011-2012 Co-President

Team 1: Joe Pasqualichio (NB) and Allison Kean (NE) Team 2: Wayne Ting (NF) and Charlie Newark-French (NH) Team 3: Jon Dick (NB) and Funa Maduka (NF) Team 4: John Smith-Ricco (NE) and Stan Fang (NI) For more information on candidate position papers and campaign speeches visit the SA website at www.hbssa.yolasite.com. Candidates will be… Continue reading Candidates for Student Association 2011-2012 Co-President

NG and OI go to the break with the lead in the Race for the Cup

Cup still anyone’s game with over 10,000 points still at stake throughout the Winter Semester! RC Standings 1.            NG         780 2.            NA          420 3.            NB          370 4.            NE          360 5.            NJ           300 6.            ND          210 7.            NC          160 8.            NF          160 9.            NI           120 10.          NH         0 EC Standings 1.            OI           640 2.            OB          530… Continue reading NG and OI go to the break with the lead in the Race for the Cup

HBS SA Cup

By Luke Owings (OJ) and Freddy Flaxman (NE) SA Weekly With the weather acting up and marketing midterms to be done, the flag football season saw itself extended by a week.ÿWith the schedule meant to finish up last week, an unfortunate storm forced the push back of the school championship to Monday, November 15th at… Continue reading HBS SA Cup

HBS SA -Weekly

RC Section Elections!RCs – Elections for section officers will be coming in the next few weeks. Keep an eye out for details on available positions and the process. Upcoming Events! September9/16 – HBS Impact InitiativeTimilty Middle School and Frederick Pilot Middle School, 12pm – 3pm 9/17 – “Beer and Bocce” TGIFTGIF sponsored by Allies &… Continue reading HBS SA -Weekly

Reflections from the Outgoing SA Co-Presidents

Our term as Student Association Co-Presidents has officially ended. It’s been a great ride and something which was the undoubted highlight for both of us here at HBS. Thanks to every single one of you for providing us with this opportunity! With Brett and Justine now taking the helm,ÿPatrick and I have had some time… Continue reading Reflections from the Outgoing SA Co-Presidents

HBS SA -Weekly

JESSICA RABLName: Jessica RablSA title: Co-Chief Development Officer (with Katina)What’s the role: This is a new role on the SA Executive Team starting this year. My main goal is to build relationships with corporate sponsors so that the SA can have more awesome/more affordable events. I hope to get as much EC/RC input as possible… Continue reading HBS SA -Weekly

HBS SA Social Impact Initiative

A top priority for next year’s Student Association (SA) is creating more opportunities for HBS students to serve in the local community. The initiative is part of an overall shake-up of the SA – its purpose and value to students. Throughout our conversations, one of the recurring suggestions we’ve heard from students is to offer… Continue reading HBS SA Social Impact Initiative

VOTE for the Recipient of the HBS SA/COOP Community Leadership Award

Three applicants have advanced to the final round of the Award competition, and now the decision lies with YOU, the HBS student body. Don’t forget to vote by Friday February 19th at 5 p.m. In the spirit of fostering leadership for positive change, the HBS Student Association, along with gracious support from The COOP, is… Continue reading VOTE for the Recipient of the HBS SA/COOP Community Leadership Award

SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund

The Student Association (“SA”) is proud to support the second year of the SA Community Impact Fund, which was designed to help fund HBS student activities that make a direct impact in the external community. The Student Association is now taking applications for the SA Community Impact Fund, which will provide financial support for student-led… Continue reading SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund

SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund

The Student Association is now taking applications for the SA Community Impact Fund, which will provide financial support for student-led initiatives that have direct and tangible impact on communities external to HBS. Applications for the Fall process are due on November 28. In line with the Student Association’s mandate to support the interests of HBS… Continue reading SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund

Student Association Makes First Grants From Community Impact Fund, Calls For More Proposals

In a boost to social involvement at HBS, the Student Association (“SA”) announced earlier this month the first grant recipients from the Community Impact Fund. Three student-led initiatives-the New Orleans Trek, Social Immersion, and Board Fellows-were awarded a total of $8,700 in funding. Because of the success and popularity of the first round, the SA… Continue reading Student Association Makes First Grants From Community Impact Fund, Calls For More Proposals

Student Association Launches Community Impact Fund

In a move to continue supporting community projects led by HBS students, the Student Association is taking the unprecedented step of creating a dedicated $20,000 fund. The Community Impact Fund will subsidize student-led ventures that positively impact the broader community. The fund’s mission and structure were approved by the Senate last week. “This is an… Continue reading Student Association Launches Community Impact Fund

Leading and Serving the HBS Student Body

According to Alex Michael and Akram Zaman (SA Co-Presidents ’06), the key to leading the SA is very much similar to the key to maximizing one’s time at HBS: the ability to juggle and compartmentalize. Leading the SA requires the efficient ability to manage many different constituents – students, clubs, alumni, administrators, among others. In… Continue reading Leading and Serving the HBS Student Body

HBS Bans Student Cultural Shows From Burden Auditorium

The HBS experience will be harmed if the Administration bans important student events from the only suitable on-campus venue. On the Thursday before Spring Break, like many of you, I woke up to find the following email in my inbox: With the increasing number of requests to hold performances within Burden Hall & Spangler Auditorium,… Continue reading HBS Bans Student Cultural Shows From Burden Auditorium

A Burden To Us All

The norm of making decisions without consulting students needs to change, but only if the SA gets some teeth I wrote several articles last term with one very common theme: complete and utter risk aversion. In fact, almost shameless cowardice. In every single piece, I totally hedged my bets-a discussion on Finance could not be… Continue reading A Burden To Us All

SEC Sponsored Music Concert Promises More Than Entertainment

The Harvard Square Homeless Shelter Benefit Concert is not just about great music, but also about reaching out to our community. What do you get when you combine incredible talent, initiative and the urge to contribute to the larger community in every way possible? A benefit concert organized by enterprising HBS students who will be… Continue reading SEC Sponsored Music Concert Promises More Than Entertainment