Articles by The Harbus

  • 5 Questions with a HBS Professor: Willy Shih and American Manufacturing

    5 Questions with a HBS Professor: Willy Shih and American Manufacturing

    by on February 23rd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Roanna Wang, Contributor. While many of us may know Willy Shih as a beloved professor of Technology and Operations Management in the Required Curriculum, fewer may know about his … Read More

  • Dear Harby: The Advice Column for Harvard MBAs

    Dear Harby: The Advice Column for Harvard MBAs

    by on February 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Harby, Satirical Advice Columnist. Dear Harby, I have a section-mate who is the consummate quiet talker and I can never understand her. Despite my strenuous use of hand signals that … Read More

  • What Are the Elites to Do

    What Are the Elites to Do

    by on February 17th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by professor Kevin Sharer. You may wonder why this subject has anything to do with you as you work hard at school, try to find a job, and balance a hopefully fulfilling and busy personal … Read More

  • From Downing Street to Harvard: Former British Cabinet Minister Tessa Fowell DBE, Reflects on Her Experiences at HBS

    Today’s article was written by Pippa Lamb, Editor-in-Chief. At the end of President Donald Trump’s first week in the White House, Deputy-Editor-in-Chief Pippa Lamb caught up with British politician the Baroness … Read More

  • 2017: A Crucial Year for Europe

    2017: A Crucial Year for Europe

    by on February 15th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Roberto Morfino, Contributor. Few years will be as decisive for the future of Europe as 2017. A series of pivotal elections across the continent—including votes in France, Germany … Read More

  • The Macroeconomics of American Populism

    The Macroeconomics of American Populism

    by on February 9th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Greg Loving, Contributor. With much of the news coverage of the next presidential administration focused on the personalities occupying the White House, it’s easy to lose sight of … Read More

  • Trump Taps Multiple HBS Alumni for Senior Administration Positions

    Trump Taps Multiple HBS Alumni for Senior Administration Positions

    by on February 8th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Philip Piro, US Politics Editor. On January 20, 2017, shortly after being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump formally submitted nominations for his … Read More

  • HBS Reacts to the Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Policies

    HBS Reacts to the Implications of President Trump’s Immigration Policies

    by on February 5th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Emad Nadim, Contributor. President Donald Trump on Friday 27th January signed an executive order limiting foreign nationals’ admission into America. While the first wave of the … Read More

  • The Secrets of HBS: Q&A with Andrew O’Brien, COO of HBS

    The Secrets of HBS: Q&A with Andrew O’Brien, COO of HBS

    by on January 25th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Tetiana Petruk. Just as every HBS class is curated to include an intentional mix of backgrounds, industries and experience, every aspect of the campus is also thought through in … Read More

  • Affirmative Action Hurts

    Affirmative Action Hurts

    by on January 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Andy Rougeot. Affirmative action, despite its good intentions, hurts the very minority groups the policy is trying to help. It leads to lower incomes, lower graduation rates, and … Read More

  • The Case for Affirmative Action

    The Case for Affirmative Action

    by on January 12th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Orianne Montaubin. He who is different from me does not impoverish me—he enriches me. Affirmative action is a catchphrase whose use has been corrupted by politics, businesses, and … Read More

  • What Is Student Loan Refinancing? 6 Fundamentals Everyone Should Know

    What Is Student Loan Refinancing? 6 Fundamentals Everyone Should Know

    by on January 10th, 2017

    From The Harvard University Employees Credit Union. If student loans are making you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. An estimated 44 million graduates across America owe a combined $1.3 trillion in student loans, … Read More

  • HBS Startup Anomalie: Breaking with Tradition

    HBS Startup Anomalie: Breaking with Tradition

    by on January 8th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Natasha Larsen. In the United States on average, there are 2.1 million people getting married each year. The industry is worth about $54 billion in the US and $300 billion globally. … Read More

  • Health and Wellness HBS Survey Results

    Health and Wellness HBS Survey Results

    by on December 21st, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Meg McGuire, HBS ’17. Last spring, ~75% of students completed a comprehensive health and wellness survey, the first ever to be administered to the HBS student body. Each student who … Read More