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“A Legacy Revealed” is a podcast that dives into the roles that slavery and discrimination have played in shaping Harvard University over its 400 year-long history. Hosted by Raquel Coronell Uribe and Six Yu, this 6-part series will invite experts from a variety of fields to answer some of the most compelling questions surrounding Harvard’s historical legacy, as well as its present day ramifications. All episodes available May 1st. Presented by the Harvard Crimson. Produced and edited by Lar ...
 
The River Rundown is a podcast about Harvard Athletics amid the Covid-19 pandemic — focusing on alumni and undergraduates alike, and how the pandemic has impacted their careers. Hosted by Amir Mamdani, this seven-part series will incorporate a variety of perspectives and athletic experiences, tying together some complementary views on life across the Charles River. Presented by The Harvard Crimson. Published bi-weekly on Sundays. Produced by Zing Gee. Cover art by Matthew J. Tyler and Zing Gee.
 
How can Harvard, an institution with so much history, have so little memory? The racial reckonings and Black Lives Matter protests that swept the country this past summer brought attention to a trend in how Harvard seems to deal with student activism and concerns surrounding race, racism, and diversity: to commission a diversity review. These committees and reports long predate this summer, and reading them it can seem, at times, like some things have not changed at the University — in race ...
 
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On Episode 5 of The River Rundown, we talk with Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser '17 about his career in Cambridge, his difficult journey to make an NFL roster, and his success with the Titans so far these last three years. We touch on Firk's memorable individual performance against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the playoffs, …
 
In the final episode of A Legacy Revealed we delve into the Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard lawsuit, which seeks to end race-conscious admissions at Harvard. The group alleges Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans in its admissions process. Judges have sided with Harvard on two occasions, but now SFFA has filed the case with the Sup…
 
On Episode 4, we sit down with Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Brent Suter ’12 to talk about his path from college, through the minors, to the major leagues, and his passion for environmental sustainability and Earth Day. After spending several seasons in a hybrid role as a starter and a reliever, Suter has thrived out of the bullpen this season, already…
 
In the early 20th century, Harvard boasted one of the highest undergraduate enrollment numbers of any university in the U.S. and England. This all changed after an influx of Jewish immigrants settled in Manhattan. What happened? We delve into the antisemitic roots of the modern day admissions process. Further Information: The Chosen: The Hidden His…
 
When Louis Agassiz was a professor at Harvard promoting the theory of polygenism, he commissioned a North Carolina daguerreotypist to take pictures of enslaved, African-born people. Almost 200 years later, Harvard still has these daguerreotypes in their museum archives. Tamara Lanier says she is a descendant of Renty and Delia, two of the subjects …
 
Louis Agassiz was a professor at Harvard University in the 19th century. He originally became famous for his work proving ice ages existed. But when he arrived to teach at Harvard, his work took a turn and he began promoting the idea of polygenism — a theory used to justify racism. In this episode, we delve into how the Harvard name and platform al…
 
In recent years, Harvard has faced increased pressure from activist groups to divest from the prison industrial complex. These calls come from the small percentage of the school’s $41.9 billion endowment that’s disclosed to the public. We look at the implications of prison divestment and why Harvard has yet to divest. Further Information “Harvard a…
 
Cash-strapped in the 1700s, Harvard served as the first institutional bank in New England, handing out loans in a society that was heavily entwined with the Caribbean slave economy. In our first episode, we explore the university’s ties slavery, answering questions like how many Harvard affiliates were slaveowners? In what ways did Harvard benefit …
 
“A Legacy Revealed” is a podcast that dives into the roles that slavery and discrimination have played in shaping Harvard University over its 400 year-long history. Hosted by Raquel Coronell Uribe and Six Yu, this 6-part series will invite experts from a variety of fields to answer some of the most compelling questions surrounding Harvard’s histori…
 
In Episode 3 of Under Review, hosts Matteo Wong and Olivia Oldham try to understand what makes a diversity review successful — and what, exactly, defines success — by looking at the most important diversity review at Harvard from recent years. Learn more about “I, Too, Am Harvard”https://itooamharvard.tumblr.com/https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIs…
 
On Episode 2 of The River Rundown, guests Christian Juzang ’20 and Robert Baker ’20 of Harvard hoops talk about playing professionally in Vietnam and Slovakia, the abrupt end to their senior season last March, and the miraculous March Madness run to the Final Four by Christian's brother, Johnny.By The Harvard Crimson
 
In Episode 2, hosts Matteo Wong and Olivia Oldham rewind 40 years to the story of the 1980 report, “A Study of Race Relations at Harvard College,” and ask why it seems to have been forgotten in recent University climate survey efforts. Further reading on the model minority myth: “‘Model Minority’ Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And…
 
The first episode of The River Rundown, featuring Marshall Rifai and Jack Drury from Harvard men’s hockey, who touch on a variety of topics—from the team, to the NHL, to playing professionally in Sweden while still taking online classes. Hosted by Amir Mamdani and edited by Zing Gee.By The Harvard Crimson
 
The River Rundown is a podcast about Harvard Athletics amidst the pandemic — focusing on alumni and undergraduates alike, and how the pandemic has impacted their careers. Hosted by Amir Mamdani , this 7-part series will incorporate a variety of perspectives and athletic experiences, tying together some complementary views on life across the Charles…
 
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