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Spring Break at Sea

New C Takes 1st Annual HBS Sailing Cup Sun, fun, and relaxation in foreign lands: necessary but not sufficient components of an epic spring break for 19 mariners from HBS.  For these hardy souls, the week would not be complete without braving the unforgiving sea, the relentless discipline of an Ahab-like instructor, and several multiple…

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Meet the new SA Co-Presidents

BRETT What prompted you to run for Co-President? A desire to positively impact our class, work across sections on major projects, motivate peers to get involved and contribute in a lasting way. I love HBS and hope to leave it better than we found it. Why did you choose Justine as your running mate? She’s…

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Emerging from the Bubble

Over the last two weeks, ECs have had the opportunity to hear post-grad advice from popular HBS professors Clay Christensen, Michael Porter and Youngme Moon through the “Best of EC Year Speaker Series.” (There is one talk left from David Moss on Thursday, April 15 at 4 p.m. in the Spangler Auditorium, so don’t miss…

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An Investigative Report

It is spring and the Harvard Business School is bustling with activity. Like eager fox sparrows returning from winter migration, HBS students, reinvigorated by Spring Break and the warmer weather, are also back on campus to face new challenges. ECs, in the homestretch, are racing through their final weeks of study and contemplating life after…

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Going the Distance

This is the fourth in a series of articles following EC Kelly Carson’s quest to run her first marathon through the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge. What it’s all aboutÿAs the time ticks down until the marathon – One month! No, four weeks! No, three weeks! – I can’t help but think about the reasons I’m…

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MEET THE NEW SA CO-PRESIDENTS

They charmed us with their diligence, eloquence, and wit – capturing victory in the runoff vote. They promise you the Best EC Year Ever. These are things you already knew. But, did you know that Patrick is an avid fisherman? Or, that Scott spent Spring Break hiking the Inca Trail? Read on to learn the…

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In the Field

Waking up at 5 a.m. to the sound of woodpeckers, heaving through dirt and jungle in 90-degree heat, seeing the desolate poverty of a hungry child with nothing to wear but a torn rag, and sleeping under a starry blanket (so many stars!) while a gecko stirs next to your ear is not the idea…

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Valentines Classifieds

To: a_viking Twilight is coming; soon we won’t be able to see each other anymore. The gloaming is fading from uncertain red, to bruised purple, to black. From a_pirate To: FLi Love is sweet. Love is precious. Love is forever. Love needs courage. You have to truly believe in love in order to make it!…

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Confessions of an L&V Rep

Looking back over the past year, I am not sure why I opted to be the Leadership and Values (L&V) rep for Section H. I knew it wouldn’t be easy and probably not very popular either. But in the true spirit of “what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” I wrote my position paper and…

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Fantastic Opportunity – Ad Manager Position

Job DescriptionThe Harbus News Corporation is seeking an outgoing, driven, organized individual to handle the advertising accounts for The Harbus, the weekly Harvard Business School campus newspaper. This position requires maintaining relationships with recruiters, growing new relationships with local, national, and campus advertisers, selling ad space in weekly and special issues, working with the newspaper…

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In Praise of Chivalry

chivalry noun1. qualities of ideal knight: the combination of qualities expected of the ideal medieval knight, especially courage, honor, loyalty, and consideration for others, especially women2. chivalrous behavior: considerate and courteous behavior, especially shown by a man toward women Chivalry occasionally gets a bad press, both from women arguing from a feminist viewpoint and from…

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Why TOM is Like Marriage

Why TOM is like marriageIt takes a lot of effort to get it to work, but if you’re enthusiastic you can get pretty comfortable after a while. However, attempts to bring in technology and innovation will probably be met with resistance. Why LCA is like hooking up with a sectionmateIt can be a bit uncomfortable,…

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London Calling: Blades Take Ivey Tournament

Every March, the HBS community looks forward to the annual treats the final month of winter has to offer: the NCAA Final Four, St. Patrick’s Day, Spring Break, and of course, the Richard Ivey School of Business hockey tournament. As predicted, this year’s tournament resulted in yet another championship for your HBS Blades. Honestly, it’s…

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2006 Intramural Basketball Madness has an Exciting End

After an extremely competitive regular season and playoffs, the HBS Intramural Basketball Season Championships were held last week. The season began in January and saw over 340 total games played. HBS competitors battled it out on the hard courts of Shad for the right to be called “HBS Champions.” The players took this season very…

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VIVA Mexico!

A fiesta-filled tour blending urban chic with rich, folkloric culture demonstrated that HBS cases are, on occasion, like a good margarita – best absorbed with a few grains of salt. Case after case on Latin American crises, financial mismanagement and controversial populist regimes can provide a dim view of such countries as Mexico. But the…

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Spring Break Confidential

With less then one month to go before Spring Break 2006, I have been asked by this reputable publication to take a few moments to share my thoughts on what is arguably the greatest American invention of all time. Yes, Spring Break, perhaps the foremost reason behind my going to back to school in the…

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HBS Spring Break 2005: Chronicles of Chaos!

Last week proved once again just how crazy HBS Spring Breakers could get without adult supervision and outside Cambridge jurisdiction. But while a many of your classmates will tell you stories about how exciting and exotic their adventures were in China, Morocco, Colombia, Brazil or on the Love Boat, don’t let them fool you –…

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Spring Break Adventures: Sailing the British Virgin Islands

Asked to describe what comes to mind when talking about spring break, most would think back to their college days. Cancun and Senor Frogs, Girls Gone Wild Acapulco. No doubt, many of the 25+ RCs who landed in the Caribbean had visions of college glory days dancing in their head. In reality, though, it was…

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Spring Break Confidential

With less then three months to go before Spring Break 2005, I have been asked by this reputable publication to take a few moments to share with you my thoughts on what is arguably the greatest American invention of all time. Yes, Spring Break, perhaps the foremost reason behind my going to back to school…

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Imagine Costa Rica

For those of you thinking of heading south of the border this Spring Break, I urge you to consider the only country in Central America with no army, where friendly local ticos smile and talk to you, and your dollar will be worth more than 300 colones. Costa Rica is a gem in Central America…

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Imagine Costa Rica

For those of you thinking of heading south of the border this Spring Break, I urge you to consider the only country in Central America with no army, where only friendly local ticos smile and talk to you, and your dollar will be worth more than 300 colones. Costa Rica is a gem in Central…

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The Infantile Pleasure of Mini-Golf

On our recent Spring Break, your Sports Editors and four other RCs traveled to Florida for some good times in the sun. On three of the days, however, serious cloud cover and strong winds removed the possibility of beach activities. We filled two of these days by visits to the cinema etc, but on the…

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The Science Of Spring Break Calories

Everyone knows that Spring Break is bad for your health – many will drink and/or smoke too much, most will not do any serious exercise. This is all before we start to consider some of the more nefarious nocturnal activities that reputedly go on during this American tradition. This article attempts to get to the…

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T Minus 5, and Counting

That’s right, by the time you read this, it will be less than five days to Spring Break. I’m sure most of you would rather not take the time off, but instead just keep plowing towards the end of this fantastic term. Not me: I’m all jazzed up about the time off, but I have…

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Baseball Report: Spring Training in Florida

This year February 14th is not only Valentine’s Day, but also the day Pitchers and Catchers report to spring training in Florida and Arizona. That’s the day that every baseball fan longs for through the long, cold winter without baseball. The past few years I have been making the trek down to Tampa, Florida to…

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To RC, Love EC

It is very cold outside. And I know that you recently spent a whole week getting grilled in case interviews, struggling around campus in a suit and carrying the obligatory leather binder. So, I have something to tell you. No one told me this last year…but I think that you deserve to hear it. Next…

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Golf is to Business as Ham is to Eggs

For the non-golfers out there, “ham-and-egging” is a term used to describe when golf players complement each other well. As in, “That Cher and Sonny – they really ham-and-egg”, or “Brian and Luis, they so ham-and-egged that they took all of Julian’s and Kevin’s money this weekend.” You get my drift. This is my story…

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Spring Break OB Style

Even if spring is not in the air, love certainly is in Club B. Not one, not two, but THREE of our sectionmates recently got engaged! Apparently, we are all a little too afraid of facing the prospect of “life after HBS” alone. Craig Chapman was able to convince his girlfriend, Carin Bronner, to marry…

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110 HBS Students in South Africa = Madness and Mayhem

Still giddy from a fantastic trip that will be treasured for a lifetime, I am inspired to share some of the comedic highlights from a trip that involved 110 HBS students in South Africa over spring break. While we promised that what is shared on safari, stays on safari (and given the PG rating of…

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You Want Me to Do What?

Have you ever woken up in the morning, recalled the various things you would do that day and think to yourself, “This is not my life?” For me, I have started each day with that thought since January 21 – the day I auditioned for the HBS Show, Network Effect. Let me take you back…

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