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America must act to reduce gun violence

America must act to reduce gun violence

By Zach Crowley MC-MPA ’13 and Richard Witt MC-MPA’13 Many Americans own assault rifles and large magazine clips, and no one has yet offered a widely-accepted policy for keeping these…

Forbes recognizes young Kennedy School thought leaders and entrepreneurs

Forbes recognizes young Kennedy School thought leaders and entrepreneurs

By Cristina Garmendia, MPP ’13, Correspondent Mat Morgan took it as a good sign when Forbes told him the headshot he provided them was terrible. A few weeks and one…

Breaking the HKS Bubble: Date-Night Restaurants

Breaking the HKS Bubble: Date-Night Restaurants

By Anthony Barrows, MC/MPA ’13, Staff Writer Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but HKS students know that we don’t need a manufactured holiday to give us an excuse for…

Canada’s selection as graduation speaker arouses debate

Canada’s selection as graduation speaker arouses debate

The announcement of Geoffrey Canada as the HKS 2013 Graduation Speaker evoked quite a bit of discussion.  In a Harvard Kennedy School group on Facebook.com, a thread on the choice…

Kenneth Feinberg gets candid with The Citizen

Kenneth Feinberg gets candid with The Citizen

 By Zaher Nahlé, MC/MPA’13, Staff Writer  I sat down with Kenneth Feinberg, currently a lecturer of law at Harvard Law School (HLS), for an exclusive interview with The Citizen. Feinberg…

Harvard creates new position for responsible investment

By The Citizen Staff Harvard University is taking steps to address a resounding concern among the student body about responsibly investing the university’s $30.7 billion endowment managed by the Harvard…

“The House I Live In” director urges students to take a second look at the effects of the War on Drugs

“The House I Live In” director urges students to take a second look at the effects of the War on Drugs

By Deloris Wilson, MPP’14, Contributor With a packed house, the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum welcomed a screening of the award-winning documentary, “The House I Live In.” Acclaimed by The…

Hotels filling up for May commencement

Hotels filling up for May commencement

By Chrissie Long, Staff Writer, MPP’14 Though graduation is still three months away, it’s time to begin booking hotels for out-of-town guests. With Boston’s large student population, hotels become saturated…

Pakistani ambassador urges reflection on history

By Alexandra Raphel, MPP ’14, Staff Writer Sherry Rehman, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States, spoke in the JFK Jr. Forum on Feb. 19 about U.S.-Pakistani relations, as both countries…

Professor David King reflects on the December reception for newly-elected members of Congress at Harvard

Professor David King reflects on the December reception for newly-elected members of Congress at Harvard

By Zachary Crowley, MC/MPA’13 If you have had the opportunity to speak with David King, you know he tells it to you straight.  So when he responded to this reporter’s…

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