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Petraeus & Broadwell: The Secret is Not the Answer

Petraeus & Broadwell: The Secret is Not the Answer

By Irene Shih Last month’s response to the Petraeus-Broadwell scandal reminds me yet again of our human fascination with narrative hindsight, and of our human incapacity to capture anything real…

OPINION: Parenting is an act of heroism

OPINION: Parenting is an act of heroism

By Amelie de Montchalin When I acknowledged that I was admitted to attend the Harvard Kennedy School two-year MPA Program six months ago, I felt first extremely lucky – and…

Power outage leaves international students amused

By Citizen Staff Thursday Nov. 29 was a challenging evening for students at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). A two-hour-long power outage affected most of Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of…

Holiday treat: Oatmeal date bars

Holiday treat: Oatmeal date bars

By Rebecca Yang These irresistible bars are incredibly easy to make and will be sure to become a popular holiday treat. Use the best-quality dates you can find! Fresh Medjool…

OPINION: Let me guilt you into going to class

OPINION: Let me guilt you into going to class

By Brenda Ritson In the final weeks of any semester, I bet almost every HKS professor would be hard pressed to report that his class continues to have full attendance. …

Winter break to-do’s in Boston and Cambridge

Winter break to-do’s in Boston and Cambridge

By Anthony Barrows With finals bearing down on us, you may not be thinking about all the wintertime fun to be had around Boston and Cambridge. Although you may be…

OPINION: What Broadwell-Petraeus tells us about HKS

OPINION: What Broadwell-Petraeus tells us about HKS

By Alexi White At HKS, prestige is the currency that matters most. Fame can get you access to the inner circle, but beware the fall from grace. It’s on your…

Occupy Wall Street: Reflections and the way ahead

Occupy Wall Street: Reflections and the way ahead

By Balakrishnan Madhava What follows is an interview with Richard Parker, a lecturer in public policy and senior fellow at the Shorenstein Center. A former economic advisor to Greek Prime…

OPINION: A case for more space

OPINION: A case for more space

By Neil Gundavda The Kennedy School is one of the most poorly-designed campuses I have seen. I made this remark rather vociferously one of the first times I attempted to…

Student-led treks create a buzz

Student-led treks create a buzz

By Citizen Staff The student body at Harvard Kennedy School believes in creating opportunities for active engagement and knowledge sharing. Nowhere is this more evident than in the passion and…

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