Sunday, March 29, 2009

From Across the Yard: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

If you missed the March 22nd, 2009 episode of From Across the Yard, our biweekly newsmagazine, you can check out the entire episode here: FATY 3.22.09.

Thank you to our host Natalie Panno!

This week we had a wide variety of different stories ranging from the scientific, to the political, to the seasonal.

Tune in:

National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference – Colleen Carlston attends and records this segment with Christine Mitchell, the Director of the Office of Ethics at the Children's Hospital of Boston and the Director of Clinical Ethics for the Harvard teaching hospitals.

Interview with Jim Ramstad – Jon Staff talks with former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad of Minnesota, a moderate Republican who was in Congress from 1990 until 2009, to talk about his term in office.

Leprechauns – Alyce de Carteret speaks with Professor Kate Chadbourne, who teaches Irish language and literature, to investigate the history of the Leprechaun in time for St. Patrick’s Day. You can listen to the interview with Kate Chadbourne in its entirety here: Kate Chadbourne Interview. Also check out her flute performance in our studio: Kate Chadbourne Performance.

The School Bus Driver – The fourth in a series of pieces by students at the Community Charter School of Cambridge. This week, a piece by Nephtalie Bernard. If you liked this story, check out Bernard's other piece: Writing.

Thanks for listening to the latest From Across the Yard! We’ll be back on April 5th, 2009 with more news and stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

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