Wednesday, February 25, 2009

From Across the Yard: February 22

WHRB's biweekly From Across the Yard newsmagazine returned on Sunday, February 22. If you didn't get a chance to hear it live, you can hear the whole episode here: FATY 2.22.09.

Thanks to Colleen Carlston, our host for this show!

This week:

The Political Arena: Live from Washington - In this installment, chief political correspondent Alexander Heffner begins his tenure live from Capitol Hill! He discusses D.C.'s changing political map with new president Obama.

Burrito Showdown - Eric Romo follows Harvard's own burrito-eating team as they compete for fame, fortune, and a trip to Acapulco in Qdoba's "Rice and Beanpot."

Basketball - In this week's piece from a collection created by students at the Community Charter School of Cambridge, Wale Wright discusses how basketball has become a tradition for him.
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Black History Month - February marks America's first Black History Month with an African-American president. Spencer Hardwick, brotherhood chair of Harvard's Black Men's Forum, discusses what this month means to him.

Improv Comedy Festival - Reporter Alyce de Carteret attends Harvard's improv comedy festival, "Summer Camp," with her trusty recorder, vowing to catch hilarious snippets for From Across the Yard. What happens when the trusty recorder lets her down?

As always, thanks for tuning in! Join us again on March 8 at 12:30 P.M. for news and notes From Across the Yard.

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