Tell Me More!

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New season, new questions.

By KELSEY O’CONNOR

Next Friday the Independent will launch Season Two of its inaugural podcast Tell Me More. This season Tell Me More will continue to share the stories of the people we walk by each day in the Yard, but we will be asking about childhood dreams. When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

Many of us know what our friends, and even strangers, are interested in now. Whether it’s the arts, medicine, finance, law, or journalism (to name but a few), it’s not hard to put people into categories. But how did they get there? When everything was possible at the age of five, what were the possibilities for Harvard students? Now, the possibilities are still pretty endless, but sometimes our imaginations aren’t quite as big as our five year old selves’.

In our first episode of Season 2, I’ll sit down with Kianna Goldsberry ‘18, the first of five fantastic undergrads this season, who will tell us about her pivot from books to medicine. Tune in next week and every other to hear answers to the questions you didn’t know you had on new episodes of your favorite Harvard podcast, Tell Me More.

Last spring The Indy sat down with five Harvard undergraduates to find out what inspires them. Listeners heard from Miles Counts ’18 about James Baldwin and what his work meant to the HIstory and Literature concentrator. Dean Farris ’20 shared the impact his coach had on his success as a swimmer. Natalie Nogueira ’19 regaled us with tales of her mother who has inspired her to keep moving, say yes, and always stay interesting. Bushra Hamid ’20 discussed her family and the people she meets everyday as the inspiration for her work on behalf of Syrian refugees. Finally, Alasdair McKenzie and Charles Wallace, frontmen for the band New Dakotas, revealed their musical idols.

If you know someone who has a good answer to this question, if there’s someone you’d like to hear from, or someone you just really like talking to, please reveal them to us (don’t worry we won’t tell)! Send their name to Kelsey at [email protected] .

You can listen to Tell Me More on the podcast app, soundcloud, and harvardindependent.com/podcast.

Kelsey O’Connor ([email protected]) is eagerly waiting for you to out your friends and roommates as interesting people.