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Interview with former Alabama Congressman Artur Davis

By Matt Bieber, News Writer, MPP/MDiv ‘13 Beginning in 2003, Democrat Artur Davis represented Alabama’s 7th District for four terms in Congress. Following a defeat in Alabama’s 2010 gubernatorial primary,…

Teaching has been undervalued at HKS, but change may be on its way

By Alexi White, Opinions Editor, MPP ’13 One of the John F. Kennedy School’s greatest assets is the star-power of its faculty. Whether they come from an academic or professional…

A Brief History of Club 47/Club Passim: Joan Baez and Bob Dylan Play Club 47

By Rosalia Gutierrez-Huete Miller, Culture Editor, MC/MPA ‘12 The story goes that a long-haired, barefoot young Boston University student folksinger showed up at jazz coffeehouse Club 47 in Harvard Square…

LINSANITY: Closed Doors & Roads Not Taken

By Irene Shih, Editor-in-Chief, MPP ’13 For someone like me who cares naught for sports, my Linsanity seems to come from nowhere. I speak for no one else, but know…

Keeping Time: Leap seconds, leap years, and why you should care

By Alexi White, Opinions Editor, MPP ‘13 The days are getting longer, and not because spring is nearly here. I mean the length of one solar day—the time it takes…

In a League of His Own: The Meteoric Rise of Jeremy Lin

By Alexander Remington, Culture Writer, MPP ‘13 Our lives changed on February 4. That’s the day we discovered Jeremy Lin. Oh, sure, we weren’t the first to discover him –…

The Problem with Unpaid Internships

By Julian Angel Lopez, MPP ’13 As winter fades away and spring begins anew, so does the mad dash for students to secure a summer internship. Unfortunately, unpaid summer internships…

A Survival Guide to Parisian Dinner Conversation

Delights of the intelligentsia’s social life in the City of Lights – A fiction based on real life memories and observations By Cassandre Pignon, MPA ‘13 In my native country of France, people take…

Take a Breath: Smoke- free Policy To Be Instituted at HKS

By Shloka Nath, News Editor, MPP’13 As of March 1st, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government will join a slew of campuses across the U.S. in instituting a…

Sundance Comes to Harvard

By Cristina Garmendia, News Writer, MPP ‘13 There are no direct flights to Park City, Utah from Boston.  Luckily for our resident film buffs, on March 2-3 a bit of…

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