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COLUMN: Too Busy: A Narcissistic Sense of Grandeur

By Irene Shih For this year’s opening Citizen issue, I’d like to tackle the myth of being “too busy.” If you are reading my column right now (which of course…

OUTSIDE THE HKS BUBBLE: Top Five Fall Activities

OUTSIDE THE HKS BUBBLE: Top Five Fall Activities

As a native Bostonian, I am often asked, “Where are the cool places to hang?” and “What are the fun things to do?” In the spirit of service, I offer…

OPINION: Ordinary Embroidery

‘There are only two Americans in this shot. Try to guess who. The other countries represented include Greece, Canada, Japan, Kazakstan, France and a Native American tribe. Love this place.’-…

New Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion Opens

A few dozen Harvard Kennedy School staff, faculty and students gathered to celebrate the opening of the Office for Student Diversity and Inclusion earlier this month. Officially inaugurated on July…

Modern slavery is more pervasive than you think

By Jennifer Hoegen Modern slavery, also known as human trafficking, is a hot topic these days.  It seems that everyone with whom I speak is aware of it.  But, what…

OPINION: Immigration Reform: A Decade of Failed Promises

By Neil Gundavda The DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act was first introduced in 2001 as a bipartisan step towards comprehensive immigration reform. However, it ushered in…

Get the runway look on an HKS budget

Get the runway look on an HKS budget

By Erin Patten In spirit of Fashion Week, with New York and London behind us, Milan in full swing and Paris soon to follow, let’s take inspiration from Mulberry’s fall…

Enter the SurREAL World of Brazilian Street Artists’ Os Gêmeos

By Nick Wilson A street art exhibit featuring Portuguese twins who alternate between playful depictions of rural traditions and critiques of social inequity, the Institute of Contemporary Art’s Os Gêmeos…

Bidding system hits snag: Students call for reform

By Amy Antonelli Debate around the HKS bidding system continues to escalate as students question the efficacy of the school’s method for allocating seats in popular classes during the registration…

Café Mami: A Japanese Culinary Gem in Porter Square

By Rebecca Yang Café Mami, a restaurant nestled inside the Asian food hub at Shops at Porter, offers unpretentious Japanese comfort food at very reasonable prices.…