Author: Puneet Singh

21 Nov Learning Millions

by Grace Wang MB18 I wasn’t a foreigner to the number of zeroes on the Excel spreadsheet… the summer before, I had interned at a hedge fund and gotten used to how the word “millions” could be casually thrown around. However, for the first time, I...

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09 Nov Board Games

by Puneet Singh MB16 TA17 The Board of Custodians met for their quarterly meeting and conducted some on-site Manager visits in beautiful Boston this weekend. Currently, one of the major issues that is on everyone’s mind is how to incorporate our values as an Association to...

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24 Oct Brexit means…?

Thoughts from a Pubspeak at the Michigan Branch by Jess Allen MB18 [caption id="attachment_3589" align="alignleft" width="225"] Jess Allen in Potsdam, Germany age 17 in 2011 at an international summer school[/caption] This was a difficult question to answer, because with under six months before the United Kingdom is scheduled...

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10 Oct Don’t Touch My Hair!

Historical Perspectives and Current Trends for Black Hair By Aixa Marchand MB17 & Natasha Johnson MB16 Slides, notes, music and videos from a PubSpeak at MBTA on September 27, 2018.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YTtrnDbOQAU       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QhOoanzh60     https://tnj.com/black-hair-business/   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtYarYhKa9c https://www.facebook.com/theRoot/videos/1820640728053129/?hc_ref=ARRU4AFJ_DN5HL3Ygi6HBEyIUVjrenS22-cREy-dUFCQTeJOwoRqwXI_t95eZkV1mvU...

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26 Jul Moving Towards Less Meat Consumption

By Joaquin Brito Jr. CB17 TA18 [caption id="attachment_3385" align="alignright" width="300"] CBTA Dining Area[/caption] As the climate continues to change, how we transform ourselves, our communities, and society towards sustainable practices will be a hot (pun intended) topic of conversation. Last year at CBTA, we continued engaging in...

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12 Jul Apples

by Marina Tinone SP15 TA17 They were pretty. The little red flowers, all bunched together. The apartment window open, and the light coming through. I watered the flowers. And I thought that if Grandma were the one watering them, she would be singing. So, I sang the...

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15 Dec An Emblem for the Association

The excerpts below refer to a very early effort on the part of Telluride Association to develop an emblem for itself. The effort was “crowd-sourced,” and generated a fair amount of discussion. Apparently, however, the early efforts led to naught… From 1912 Proceedings, pp. 23-24. Mr. Ray...

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29 Nov The Active vs. Passive Investment Debate

Anthony W. Mariano The Telluride Association’s Investment Policy Statement, passed at the 2016 Convention dictates that our investment strategy “will utilize both passively and actively managed investments.” A later section states: “The asset allocation will be implemented using both active and passive investment managers. Highly efficient...

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15 Nov Past Summer Programs

Has Telluride Ever Hosted Summer Programs at Stanford University? Yes! Telluride has sponsored TASPs at 15 different sites since 1954, and TASS at 3. Here’s the list: TASP: Cornell: 1954 – Deep Springs College: 1957-60, 1969-73, 1978-90 Stanford: 1961-62 Princeton: 1963-66 Hampton University: 1966-70 Cremona Field TASP:...

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Tiffany Yizer

08 Nov Alumni Profile: Tiffany Yizar

In our Alumni Profile series, we'll be sitting down with Telluride alumni from a wide variety of fields who are making their mark on their profession and their communities. For our inaugural interview, we sat down with Tiffany Yizar, SS01 SP02. Tiffany holds a bachelor's...

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