Articles by The Harbus

  • 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

  • Thank You Mr. President

    Thank You Mr. President

    by on December 20th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Prof. Kevin Sharer. This Thanksgiving, like many of you, I spent a few minutes contemplating my many blessings. One blessing in particular provoked a surprising flood of gratitude … Read More

  • Giving Back in Style: The HBS RLGC Fashion Show

    Giving Back in Style: The HBS RLGC Fashion Show

    by on December 19th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Tavishi Dewan. On Thursday, October 13th, the Retail and Luxury Goods Club hosted their highly anticipated 9th Annual Charity Fashion Show at Park Plaza Hotel Boston to help raise … Read More

  • HBS to DBS: Larry Culp’s General Management Journey

    HBS to DBS: Larry Culp’s General Management Journey

    by on December 18th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Alula Eshete. “If you were the CEO of an airline, could you be as engaging with the baggage handlers as you are in the boardroom?” – Larry Culp The case method, which is used … Read More

  • HBS Students Co-Organize Climate Security Rally

    HBS Students Co-Organize Climate Security Rally

    by on December 17th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Ali Rahman and Daniel Gastfriend. More than 130 students from Boston-area schools, including Harvard Business School, gathered in Harvard Yard on Friday Nov. 18 to protest … Read More

  • Discovering My-Selves while at HBS

    Discovering My-Selves while at HBS

    by on November 24th, 2016

    In life, we can have many identities. Our environments shape who we are, especially during our two years here at business school. Thank you HBS for helping me discover my-selves. My Aldrich Self Has perfected the art of … Read More

  • Reflections on the Soul of HBS and a Response to a Trump Victory in the U.S. Election

    Reflections on the Soul of HBS and a Response to a Trump Victory in the U.S. Election

    by on November 22nd, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Alek Duerksen. Dear Dean Noria, I hope this finds you well, but expect that it does not. I’ve spent the last several weeks reflecting on my time at HBS and the role I want to play … Read More

  • The Politics of Free Speech

    The Politics of Free Speech

    by on November 20th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Preeya Sud. A group of friends sits safely in an apartment overlooking The Charles river. It’s a week until one of the most divisive elections in US history. The HBS MBA students … Read More

  • HBS Culture: A View from the Right

    HBS Culture: A View from the Right

    by on November 19th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Aaron Kinsey. The mood on the Harvard Business School campus last week was incredibly somber. The entire institution appeared to be paralyzed. Undoubtedly, some of this was driven … Read More

  • Deciding on a Job: Don’t Overthink It

    Deciding on a Job: Don’t Overthink It

    by on November 18th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Prof. Kevin Sharer. Last year the column entitled Primary Colors provided a framework for how to think about career choices. The main thesis of the piece was that there were three … Read More

  • Learning from the Trump Phenomenon: How Much of the 2016 Election Was a Recall on Harvard?

    Learning from the Trump Phenomenon: How Much of the 2016 Election Was a Recall on Harvard?

    by on November 17th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Robert Carpenter. A pickup truck rolled through Harvard Square on the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 9. A man in the truck bed waved a “Make America Great Again!” banner and the … Read More