Articles by The Harbus

    A Lifetime of Service: An Interview with Secretary Ray Mabus

    A Lifetime of Service: An Interview with Secretary Ray Mabus

    by on June 15th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Joe Kurtenbach. Over the course of his career, Ray Mabus (HLS ‘75) has held remarkably diverse, high-level roles in both state and federal government: from first serving as … Read More

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    How MBAs Should Face Populism after HBS

    How MBAs Should Face Populism after HBS

    by on June 14th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by John Hintze, Contributor. Populism is all the rage. One cannot help but hear about it, sought amongst the conversation which makes up polite society. Or even politer society, such … Read More

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    A Challenge for Uber’s Board

    A Challenge for Uber’s Board

    by on June 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Prof. Kevin Sharer. Uber is a remarkable company that has transformed personal transportation around the world. In the process it has created enormous value for shareholders, … Read More

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    Powerlifting, Patent Trolls, and Puff the Magic Dragon—A morning with Lauren Cohen

    Powerlifting, Patent Trolls, and Puff the Magic Dragon—A morning with Lauren Cohen

    by on June 12th, 2017

    The Harbus joins Lauren Cohen, world record powerlifter, HBS professor, and father of four for his morning work out. Lauren Cohen flicks on the downstairs lights of his stately white Belmont home at 4:15am. The sun … Read More

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    How Things Work: Fifty Shades of a Search Engine

    How Things Work: Fifty Shades of a Search Engine

    by on June 9th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Steve Zheng, Contributor, and Anton McGonnell, Technology Editor. What is a shared attribute among the following items? The digital archive of the Baker Library, the endless emails … Read More

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    HBS Rugby Is the Second Best MBA Team in the World

    HBS Rugby Is the Second Best MBA Team in the World

    by on June 8th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Ivan Salas Orono, Contributor. When the whistle blew to end the semifinal match between HBS and UC Dublin, it was clear that history was being made. After being down by 12 points … Read More

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    HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Little Donkey

    HBS Social Life: Restaurant Review—Little Donkey

    by on May 13th, 2017

    Today’s article was submitted by Roanna Wang, Contributor. Tired of the restaurants in Harvard Square, but don’t want to venture all the way into Boston? Opened by the same James Beard Award Winners who run Toro … Read More

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    Resolving to Be Happy: HBS Students Could Learn to Settle a Little More

    Resolving to Be Happy: HBS Students Could Learn to Settle a Little More

    by on May 9th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Robert Carpenter, Contributor. In the wake of the financial crisis, Robert Prentice proposed an overhaul of business school rankings based on long-term happiness rather than post-MBA … Read More

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    Personal Finances: What Credit Cards Are Right for an HBS Student?

    Personal Finances: What Credit Cards Are Right for an HBS Student?

    by on April 27th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Rob Monaco, Contributor. Between section dues, small group dinners, drinks in town, and treks around the world, MBA students can rack up a lot of spending on their credit cards. But … Read More

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    An Interview with Drew Houston Founder & CEO, Dropbox

    An Interview with Drew Houston Founder & CEO, Dropbox

    by on April 26th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Itamar Zur, Contributor. Drew, thank you for taking the time to talk with us, we’re excited to have you. I’d like to take you to the beginning, to the very first days of Dropbox. … Read More

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    6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    6 Questions with HBS Professor Ben Edelman

    by on April 25th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Nathan Bruschi, Editor-in-Chief. If you could condense the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau into a single man, you’d get HBS Associate Professor Ben Edelman. A member of the … Read More

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    The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    The European Conference: Europe Comes to Harvard

    by on April 22nd, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Roberto Morfino, Contributor. One of Harvard’s most important features throughout history has been its unique role as a free and open arena where even the most critical and … Read More

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    The End of Facts = The End of Empathy

    The End of Facts = The End of Empathy

    by on April 21st, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Anton McGonnell, Technology Editor. On Tuesday 31st of January, Harvard University hosted an event entitled The End of Facts—Journalism in a Post-Truth Era. This session filled … Read More

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    The MBA Tax Deduction

    The MBA Tax Deduction

    by on April 20th, 2017

    Today’s article was written by Rob Monaco, Contributor. One of the gray areas that the LCA curriculum does not cover is deducting the cost of MBA tuition for tax purposes. Every year in the United States, a select … Read More

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