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In context: Superstorm Sandy plows up the east coast

In context: Superstorm Sandy plows up the east coast

By Zach Crowley Sandy came ashore at around 8 p.m. on Oct. 29. Like some absurd mash-up of Bieber and Neptune, she announced her arrival in advance with lashing winds,…

‘In First Person Singular’

‘In First Person Singular’

I was born to a pastoralist Dinka family in South Sudan, and grew up herding cows along the Nile River all year round. As a typical Dinka boy growing up…

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…

Ping-Pong at the Rotunda

By Alexander Remington, Culture Writer, MPP ‘13 At any given time when you walk through the Taubman Rotunda, you’re liable to find two students playing… well, I grew up calling…

Coming to America: Land of the aisles, home of the 2% milk

Coming to America: Land of the aisles, home of the 2% milk

By Marianne Caballero, MPP ‘12 It happened again. I’ve been in the States for a year and I thought I was over this. I thought I knew what I liked…

A Real HKS Case Study: Student to Elections Committee: ‘Own Up’

By Charles Seigel, MC/MPA ‘12 I am the student who unintentionally set this ball rolling because of what simply seemed to be a glaring error. On the day the election…

That’s What Shih Said (Notes From the Editor)

By Irene Shih, Editor-in-Chief, MPP ‘13 May, 2011. Picture it: I am twenty-four years old – young, confident, homely. My head is still spinning from the excitement of being a…

Songs from Cambridge

By John DiGiovanni, Culture Writer, MPP ‘12 “Son, I reckon it’s a song you need.” Late Sunday in Harvard Square, illuminated by street lights but beyond that all dark, this…

Saving the Sunderbans, one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems can improve Indo-Bangladesh relations

Saving the Sunderbans, one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems can improve Indo-Bangladesh relations

By Shloka Nath, News Editor, MPP ‘13 Sitting on the sensitive border between India and Bangladesh is the Sundarbans, among the most wondrous and also most endangered ecosystems in the…

An Interview With Paul Katz

An Interview With Paul Katz

By Matt Bieber, Features Writer, MPP ‘11 Paul Katz is a student of social history at the Universidad Nacional de Luján in Buenos Aires, Argentina and a 2009 graduate of…

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