Forget what you think you know: There is such a thing as a free lunch. Or, at least there is when Ray Kelly stops by The Harvard Club.
The New York Times received confirmation that since the city’s police commissioner stepped into his position in 2002, the New York City Police Foundation has Read More
Eliot Spitzer, Harvard Law ’84, won’t be having a scotch with his college chums in the 1894 neo-Georgian grandeur of The Harvard Club anytime soon. The application committee for the elite Midtown facility has rejected the former governor’s application — they don’t want to be tarnished by the prostitution scandal that forced him out of office Read More
Anyone who saw The Social Network this weekend noticed that a certain college rag got a fair amount of screen time. The Harvard Crimson acts as a lens through which the characters in this stylized version of the Facebook creation saga see the events unfold, suggesting that Aaron Sorkin treated the culture of the student-run paper Read More
College Speakers, College
Summer is drawing to a close, and with the turning of the seasons comes the end of the Larry Summers era at the White House. Now you can say goodbye to all the hassles and headaches of public service. A straight talker who doesn’t suffer fools lightly, you never were Read More
After writing an inflammatory statement on his blog The Spine, Marty Peretz, the editor of The New Republic and former Harvard University professor, has come under fire from a variety of people — including members of the Harvard faculty.
Now, The Harvard Crimson is reporting that Peretz Read More
Reflections on the Ivy League
Accused spy Donald Heathfield attended Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. How do his former classmates remember him? The Times investigates, and finds that “some of his characteristics have taken on a new, perhaps eerie, meaning.”
- Being vague about career plans: Heathfield was ‘always very vague’ about his ambitions, according Read More
NOT LONG AGO, at a party on the Lower East Side, a young man decided to play a trick on a girl he had only just met. A mutual friend had introduced them. He asked her where she had gone to school.
The answer was “Yale.”
“He was like, ‘Whoa, what was that like?’” the Read More
Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree is looking to write a book centered on what happened when his client, friend, and colleague Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr. was arrested in his home on charges of disorderly conduct last month, an incident that turned the nation’s attention to the issue of racial profiling. Several sources confirmed Read More
Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School
By Philip Delves Broughton
The Penguin Press, 288 pages, $25.95
Most of the graduates of the Harvard Business School go on to lucrative careers in banking or management. Not Philip Delves Broughton, author of Ahead of the Curve: Two Years at Harvard Business School; his Read More