Author Archives: Candace Buford

Candace Buford

About Candace Buford

MMS, Class of 2013. Find out more about me...

Too Many Iron Chefs in the Kitchen

Many moons ago before I was in business school and had time to watch television, I remember hearing about a show called Iron Chef. I never really got into the show because it seemed highly technical, and since I knew … Continue reading

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MBA Games Coming Soon!

The time has come (the walrus said) for the MMS team to tie up any loose fundraising ends and gear up for the MBA Games Weekend, which starts this Friday. (See my previous post for additional details.) I am excited … Continue reading

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For the Kids

One day while messing around on Facebook during lunch, I noticed that my friend, Kourtney Kellin, had added an acronym to her name on her profile. It read “FTK” in bold letters. Scrunching up my nose I turned to her … Continue reading

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MMS Throws Hat into MBA Games Ring

Every year MBA students organize fundraising events for the Duke MBA Games, a charity benefiting the Special Olympics of North Carolina. Students are registered via an online platform, teams are assembled, and fundraisers are planned. I have to give the … Continue reading

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Taking the Slopes by Storm (Literally!)

The MMS Outdoor Adventure Club put together the most fantastic ski trip recently. That’s right … ski trip! My ears perked up, too when I heard about the excursion. My mind immediately went to a warm ski lodge in Colorado, … Continue reading

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OUR HOUSE! The DUKE vs. UNC Campout Payoff

For those of you unfamiliar with the weird ways of the Duke sports scene, there is a time called Campout, which is a giant contest created to test the will and stamina of the graduate students who dare to dream … Continue reading

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Rekindling My Political Interest

Everyone around me seemed to be breathless and frazzled. It was the end of the first fall term, and with our first real break and Halloween coming up, perhaps it was appropriate that we all looked like zombies. But contrary … Continue reading

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