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The 16 Missing Days: HKS Elections Ballot and the Elections Committee Response

 By Khaleel Seecharan Charles Seigel, an MC/MPA ’12 candidate student, noticed  that the numbers for the Mid-Career class did not add up on September 13th, 2011 when the Kennedy School…

Students rally in solidarity with “Occupy Boston”

Students rally in solidarity with “Occupy Boston”

 By Dharana Rijal, News Writer, MPP ‘13 Hundreds of students marched from Boston Common to Dewey Square on Monday October 10th to show solidarity with the “Occupy Boston” movement, which…

Murder of Pakistani Governor Incites Public Controversy over Blasphemy Law

By Imran Sarwar, News Writer, MPP ‘13 On October 1st, Pakistan’s anti-terrorism court sentenced Malik Mumtaz Qadri to death for his self-confessed murderer of former governor of Punjab province, Salman…

An interview with U.S. Ambassador Timothy Roemer

An interview with U.S. Ambassador Timothy Roemer

By Khaleel Seecharan, Culture Editor, MPP ‘13 Timothy Roemer, former U.S. Ambassador to India and member of the U.S. House of Representatives, visited the Harvard Kennedy School for the week…

Ethics and Extreme Poverty: An Interview with Philosopher Peter Singer

By Matt Bieber, News Features Writer, MPP ‘11 Peter Singer is perhaps the world’s most influential philosopher. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University. At…

Legacy of an Innovator: An Epitaph to Steve Jobs

Legacy of an Innovator: An Epitaph to Steve Jobs

By Shloka Nath, News Editor, MPP ‘13 In May this year, Malcom Gladwell wrote a piece for the New Yorker on what it means to innovate. He painted the picture…

Ultimate Frisbee at HKS: “I Suck At This and I’m Having Fun”

By Alexander Remington, Sports Writer, MPP ‘13 MPP2 Tim Marlowe is a man on a mission to get Kennedy School students to relax. “I find that in the outlay of…

Not as Easy as Pie: The Business of Baking

Not as Easy as Pie: The Business of Baking

  By Cristina Garmendia, Culture and News Writer, MPP ‘13 As Kennedy students toil over problem sets and cringe at political discourse, many of us may idly daydream of alternate…

Steve Jobs: Remember the good and the bad

By Alexander Remington, Culture Writer, MPP ‘13 When I was growing up, I loved Apple and idolized Steve Jobs. To a large extent, loving Steve Jobs means accepting his reality…

Killing our own: Assassination reveals the growing power of the security state

By Adrian Arroyo, Opinions Columnist, MPP’13 It’s a particularly American irony that, awash in tricorn hats and “Don’t Tread On Me” flags, we’ve placed the men who fought the American…

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