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What’s Next: Career Advice from the Office of Career Advancement

By Amy Antonelli, MC/MPA’13, Correspondent In 2005, Steve Jobs offered the following words of advice to Stanford’s graduating class: “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s…

New initiative to tackle mental health issues at Harvard

By Michele LoBianco, MC-MPA’13, Correspondent I grew up around mental illness.  I was taught not to talk about it and not to mention it to anyone outside of the family. …

Harvard should demand employees of university-owned companies be treated with dignity

Harvard should demand employees of university-owned companies be treated with dignity

By Alexi White, MPP’13, Correspondent “All who work at Harvard, regardless of rank or position, contribute in vital ways to education and scholarship.” Former Harvard President Larry Summers used these…

Down the Rabbit Hole: The Harvard India Conference at the Kennedy School

By Jaya Bhagat, MC-MPA’13 & Mason Fellow  “You are sad,” said the White Knight.  “Let me sing you a song to comfort you. ….Everybody that hears me sing it.  Either…

When it is most difficult to do so, we need to listen even harder with our hearts

By Jaya Bhagat, MC-MPA’13 & Mason Fellow  A bright sunny afternoon has given way to a brooding, overcast night in Cambridge.  Three people are dead, among them an eight-year-old child. …

Will the Secret Muslims Please Stand Up?

By Azum Z. Ali, MPP’13, Correspondent I give the Islamophobia Network some credit for identifying a new aspirational peer for me, as an American Muslim who aspires to serve the…

Ask Not What Your School Can Do for You

Ask Not What Your School Can Do for You

By Ben Goldsmith, MPA’13, Correspondent Editor’s Note: This column was written in response to the April 8 story by Alexi White entitled, We have more to contribute than money: Why…

Going for drinks with friends? Check out these “Big-Crowd” bars

Going for drinks with friends? Check out these “Big-Crowd” bars

By Anthony Barrows, MC/MPA’13, Staff Writer We’ve all been there. We were celebrating a friend’s birthday; then festivities hit a snag. The plan may be to hit a popular (read:…

Tales from the Back Room: Specialty Coffee and the US Barista Championship

Tales from the Back Room: Specialty Coffee and the US Barista Championship

By Nick Wilson, MPP’14, Staff Writer While picking up my badge at the Boston Convention Center, I was asked if I desired a tour of the floor. “No time,” I…

Open Mic Night highlights gender issues at HKS

Open Mic Night highlights gender issues at HKS

By The Citizen Staff The second floor study space of Taubman was transformed into a space befitting its name – The Lounge – on Thursday night when 40 odd students…

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