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first_img Tags: Big Ten Conference/Iowa Hawkeyes/John Hartwell/USU Football Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmail Written by The Aggies are 0 -2 all-time against the Hawkeyes and have made two trips to Iowa City, losing 70-14 in 1957 and 48-7 in 2002. Previously, the Aggies have played once at Michigan State, twice at Wisconsin, once apiece at Illinois and Penn State and eight times at Nebraska.center_img This will be the 14th time in program history that the Aggies have played a present member of The Big Ten Conference. January 11, 2019 /Sports News – Local Utah State Football To Play At Iowa in 2023 IOWA CITY, Iowa-Friday, Utah State University vice president and director of athletics, John Hartwell, confirmed the Aggies’ football squad will play at Iowa September 16, 2023. Game time and broadcast plans will be announced at a later date.last_img read more


first_img Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailKim Aiken Jr. scored 22 points, including two key free throws late, and Eastern Washington held off Weber State 79-77 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams.Ellis Magnuson added 12 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Eagles, who led 41-32 at halftime and by as many as 16 in the second half, but saw the Wildcats close to 77-75 with 22 seconds left after Cody John’s 3 capped a 9-0 Weber State run.Aiken’s free throws put the Eagles up 79-75. December 28, 2019 /Sports News – Local Aiken leads Eastern Washington over Weber State 79-77 Tags: Big Sky/Eastern washington Eagles/Kim Aiken Jr./Weber State Wildcats Basketball Associated Presslast_img


first_imgApril 23, 2021 /Sports News – Local Kanab Girls, Water Canyon Boys, Win Track & Field Titles at Bryce Valley Friday FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailTROPIC, Utah-Friday, Bryce Valley High School hosted a home meet that consisted of regional 1-A and 2-A schools.The Kanab girls won the team title, netting 152 points. Milford finished second with 146 points. They were followed by Panguitch (91.5 points), Bryce Valley (61.5 points), Water Canyon (40.5 points), Valley (34 points), Wayne (21.5 points), Escalante (21 points), Pinnacle (4 points) and Piute (2 points).For the boys, Water Canyon took the team title with 137.3 points. Panguitch finished second with 105.5 point. They were followed by Bryce Valley (104.5 points), Milford (86.5 points), Kanab (63.3 points), Valley (47 points), Pinnacle (20.5 points), Piute (16.5 points), Wayne (6 points) and Escalante (2 points).The Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network participants who placed in the top 8 will have their names in bold type.Girls 3200 Meter RunTabetha Henrie-Panguitch 13:19.03Adelaide Englestead-Panguitch 13:19.88Tayleah Spaulding-Milford 15:10.98Kristen Stewart-Bryce Valley 15:30.35Cydnee Castagno-Kanab 15:41.91Skyler Ott-Bryce Valley 16:16.54Joelle Werlinger-Kanab 16:38.42Luella Darger-Water Canyon 16:58.80Boys 3200 Meter RunBrock Syrett-Bryce Valley 10:53.29Theil Cooke-Water Canyon 11:32.11Hunter Stewart-Milford 11:33.54Ruger Reeve-Valley 12:06.11Dallen Platt-Bryce Valley 12:10.87Brayden Fisher-Milford 12:10.92Trace Bistline-Water Canyon 12:12.07Okley Sylvester-Piute 12:34.76Girls 100 Meter HurdlesMerci Jessop-Water Canyon 18.55Caroline Giddings-Kanab 18.76Amanda Chynoweth-Bryce Valley 19.78NayVee Williams-Milford 20.10Nabbie Willis-Kanab 20.20Briannon Woolsey-Escalante 22.31Brooklyn Jessen-Piute 22.48Ryley Veater-Panguitch 23.18Boys 110 Meter Hurdles.Hyrum Fechser-Water Canyon 17.75Tucker Chappell-Panguitch 18.20Tyler Cox-Panguitch 19.01Justice Savage-Panguitch 20.19Kage Ott-Bryce Valley 20.33Patrick Hammon-Water Canyon 20.68Konner Henrie-Panguitch 20.89Stetson Motte-Pinnacle 21.05Girls 100-Meter Dash.1.Mikelle Church-Kanab 14.232. PaigeJames-Milford 14.433. Debijean Henrie-Panguitch 14.494. London Fenus-Kanab 14.515. Santana Sedillo-Milford 14.636. Jaci Huntington-Kanab 14.647. Hali Peterson-Wayne 14.658. Lacy Ellett-Wayne 14.70Boys 100-Meter DashTravis Stewart-Kanab 11.93Miles Roberts-Bryce Valley 12.40Steven Barlow-Water Canyon 12.56Braxton Swaner-Wayne 12.64Westyn Clark-Bryce Valley 12.70Okley Sylvester-Piute 12.76Dylan Ferguson-Milford 12.78Jesse James-Piute 12.87Girls 400-Meter DashKinley Spaulding-Milford 1:06.08Hailie Wilcox-Panguitch 1:06.69Emrey Kabonic-Kanab 1:08.43Debijean Henrie-Panguitch 1:09.68Alexa Walker-Milford 1:12.39Amber Harker-Water Canyon 1:13.07Allison Clarkson-Kanab 1:14.50Kemery Stuckenschneider-Pinnacle 1:17.56Boys 400-Meter DashSteven Barlow-Water Canyon 54.55Jesse James-Piute 55.63Layton Spencer-Valley 55.96Trace Bistline-Water Canyon 57.08Logan Little-Kanab 57.20Daxton Jones-Kanab 57.42Kydon Davis-Milford 57.52Rulon Barlow-Water Canyon 58.05Girls 1600 Meter RunKezli Floyd-Bryce Valley 6:19.83Whytney Stoddard-Milford 6:31.41Maddie Osterhout-Valley 6:45.09Skyler Ott-Bryce Valley 7:28.67Natalie Whipple-Wayne 7:32.59Luella Darger-Water Canyon 7:59.06Boys 1600 Meter RunPorter Schoppe-Panguitch 5:00.18Carter Yardley-Panguitch 5:19.26Theil Cooke-Water Canyon 5:28.71Hunter Stewart-Milford 5:29.31Trent Jessop-Water Canyon 5:34.78Ruger Reeve-Valley 5:39.58Okley Sylvester-Piute 5:46.76Milo Atwood-Bryce Valley 5:47.16Girls 300-Meter HurdlesMadysen Griffiths-Milford 53.28Adelaide Englestead-Panguitch 53.33Merci Jessop-Water Canyon 54.02Nabbie Willis-Kanab 55.23Briannon Woolsey-Escalante 55.82Amanda Chynoweth-Bryce Valley 56.87Ryley Veater-Panguitch 1:04.81Bryony Timpson-Water Canyon 1:06.45Boys 300-Meter HurdlesBlake Barnes-Milford 43.13Benjamin Jeffs-Water Canyon 44.31Konner Henrie-Panguitch 48.29Tyler Cox-Panguitch 49.38Patrick Hammon-Water Canyon 51.05Kage Ott-Bryce Valley 51.90Eli Sanders-Kanab 52.03Braysyn Brinkerhoff-Bryce Valley 53.41Girls 4 x 100Kanab A 53.44 (Jaci Huntington, Mikelle Church, Madi Orton, London Fenus)Milford Tigers 57.04 (Serena Sedillo, Santana Sedillo, Marley Wunderlich, Alexa Walker)Kanab B 57.51 (Kate Ballard, Kinsey Little, Leila Seely, Emrey Kabonic)Water Canyon Wildcats 57.53 (Shaylee Holm, Meg Fischer, Amber Harker, Merci Jessop)Boys 4 x 100Panguitch Bobcats 48.74 (Treyson Prince, Konner Henrie, Carter Yardley, Klyn Fullmer)Milford Tigers 50.22 (Drayton Blackburn, Dylan Ferguson, Traie Buhler, Anthony Ruelas)Bryce Valley Mustangs 53.29 (Braysyn Brinkerhoff, Ben Jensen, Ethan Platt, Collin StewartWater Canyon Wildcats 54.09 (Lorin Allred, David Jeffs, Domonic Layton, Patrick Hammon)Girls 800-Meter RunMaddie Osterhout-Valley 2:56.52Tayleah Spaulding-Milford 2:57.74Cydnee Castagno-Kanab 2:57.77Nadia Griffin-Escalante 3:01.24Allison Clarkson-Kanab 3:06.13Madison Sasser-Pinnacle 3:11.18Natalie Whipple-Wayne 3:15.77Boys 800-Meter RunLanden Hardy-Pinnacle 2:10.82Rulon Barlow-Water Canyon 2:14.72Tyler Bonham-Valley 2:18.80Taiven Cluff-Milford 2:20.84Daxton Jones-Kanab 2:25.36Trent Jessop-Water Canyon 2:25.71Ruger Reeve-Valley 2:28.73Logan Little-Kanab 2:29.52Girls 200-Meter DashJaci Huntington-Kanab 29.37Madi Orton-Kanab 29.61Santana Sedillo-Milford 29.85Paige James-Milford 29.94Debijean Henrie-Panguitch 30.50Lacey Ellett-Wayne 31.05London Fenus-Kanab 31.58Brynley Wunderlich-Milford 31.66Boys 200-Meter DashTravis Stewart-Kanab 23.95Miles Roberts-Bryce Valley 24.98Klyn Fullmer-Panguitch 25.06Steven Barlow-Water Canyon 25.71Westyn Clark-Bryce Valley 25.78Randen Leslie-Bryce Valley 26.00Dylan Ferguson-Milford 26.02Braxton Swaner-Wayne 26.25Girls MedleyMilford Tigers 4:52.05 (Madysen Griffiths, Brynley Wunderlich, JaLeana Tsosie, Kinley Spaulding)Water Canyon Wildcats 5:18.74 (Meg Fischer, Luella Darger, Amber Harker, Merci Jessop)Valley Buffaloes 5:25.63 (Raigen Frost, Mya Young, Savannah Wood, Maddie Osterhout)Boys MedleyValley Buffaloes 4:10.27 (Ben Cox, Gavin Hoyt, Spencer Cox, Layton Spencer)Bryce Valley Mustangs 4:39.25 (Treyson Clark, Braysyn Brinkerhoff, Milo Atwood, Dallen Platt)Milford Tigers 4:47.09 (Tesler Fields, Marek Holth, Talma Harding, Gage Yardley)Girls 4 x 400Bryce Valley Mustangs 4:46.00 (Amanda Chynoweth, Kezli Floyd, Brooklyn Syrett, Kristen Stewart)Panguitch Bobcats 5:05.60 (Ryley Veater, Shelby Frandsen, Tabetha Henrie, Hailie Wilcox)Boys 4 x 400Bryce Valley Mustangs 3:42.44 (Brock Syrett, Miles Roberts, Westyn Clark, Randen Leslie)Panguitch Bobcats 3:55.90 (Theron Evans, Cameron Parkin, Carter Yardley, Porter Schoppe)Water Canyon Wildcats 4:00.54 (Terence Cooke, Trent Jessop, Patrick Hammon, Trace Bistline)Milford Tigers 4:26.95 (Dylan Ferguson, Brayden Fisher, Hunter Stewart, Talma Harding)Boys Long JumpTravis Stewart-Kanab 19-10.00Benjamin Jeffs-Water Canyon 19-06.50Westyn Clark-Bryce Valley 19-05.00Randen Leslie-Bryce Valley 19-02.00Bret Beebe-Milford 18-06.00Drayton Blackburn-Milford 18-01.50Tyler Cox-Panguitch 17-11.50Treyson Clark-Bryce Valley 17-08.00Girls Long JumpJaci Huntington-Kanab 16-01.00Mikelle Church-Kanab 16-00.50Adelaide Englestead-Panguitch 15-04.50Tabetha Henrie-Panguitch/Brooklyn Syrett Bryce Valley 15-04.006. Madi Orton-Kanab 14-09.007. Paige James-Milford/Madysen Griffiths-Milford 14-07.00Boys High JumpMiles Roberts-Bryce Valley 5-11.00Hyrum Fechser-Water Canyon 5-11.00Benjamin Jeffs-Water Canyon 5-05.00Treyson Clark-Bryce Valley/Michael Schmitz-Pinnacle 5-03.006. Traie Buhler-Milford 5-03.007. Adrian Dalton-Escalante 5-01.008. Jaxon Jenson-Kanab/Treyson Prince-Panguitch 4-09.00Girls High JumpMadi Orton-Kanab 5-02.00Mikelle Church-Kanab 5-00.00Hanna Williams-Wayne 4-08.00Mikki Prows-Escalante 4-06.00Briannon Woolsey-Escalante 4-06.00Kaitlyn Stubbs-Water Canyon 4-04.00Brittyn Heaton-Valley 4-04.00Ambria Giles-Wayne/Allison Alkema-Water Canyon 4-02.00Boys JavelinGavin Hoyt-Valley 129-08.50Karsen Button-Kanab 127-03.50Tucker Chappell-Panguitch 124-08.75Stetson Motte-Pinnacle 123-01Kage Ott-Bryce Valley 120-00Luke Finicum-Milford 118-06.50Brannigan Winckel-Piute/Traie Buhler-Milford 114-00.50Girls JavelinKinley Spaulding-Milford 100-10Kaelynn Cox-Panguitch 99-04JaLeana Tsosie-Milford 97-11Brooklyn Syrett-Bryce Valley 91-08.50Kristen Stewart-Bryce Valley 89-05Hanna Williams-Wayne 89-02Kimber Reeve-Valley 88-07Brittyn Heaton-Valley 87-01.50Boys Shot PutMakenzie Jessop-Water Canyon 38-03.50Michael Warino-Kanab 36-01.00Tucker Chappell-Panguitch 34-10.75Gavin Hoyt-Valley 34-09.25Klyn Fullmer-Panguitch 34-09.00Karsen Button-Kanab 34-08.75Justen Beebe-Milford 34-05.75Rhyder Ambrose-Milford 34-02.50Girls Shot PutAbby Bateman-Kanab 33-01.75JaLeana Tsosie-Milford 31-11.00Kezli Floyd-Bryce Valley 28-09.00NayVee Williams-Milford 28-04.00Brittyn Heaton-Valley 26-04.50Kaelynn Cox-Panguitch 25-11.00Kambri Beckstead-Kanab 25-03.25Presley Willden-Milford 25-02.50Boys DiscusMakenzie Jessop-Water Canyon 128-10.50Rhyder Ambrose-Milford 112-08.50Tucker Chappell-Panguitch 111-11Cody Frandsen-Panguitch 99-04Morgan Finicum-Milford 94-08.50Blake Barnes-Milford 93-01Rusten Torgersen-Panguitch 89.06Moroni Holm-Water Canyon 87-06Girls DiscusKaelynn Cox-Panguitch 78-08Harley Thomas-Milford 75-11.50NayVee Williams-Milford 74-00.50Presley Willden-Milford 71-09.50Abby Bateman-Kanab 70-08Kimber Reeve-Valley 69-11.50Kambri Beckstead-Kanab 68-10.50Mikenna Holm-Milford 64-06  Brad Jamescenter_img Written bylast_img read more


first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Leaders and Romans sign up to list all properties with Zoopla previous nextMarketingLeaders and Romans sign up to list all properties with ZooplaParent company PSH to put its 40,000 properties on ZPG sites.Nigel Lewis20th January 201701,032 Views Property Service Holdings (PSH), the parent company of leading estate agency brands Romans and Leaders, is to list all its properties on Zoopla.Until now Leaders, which is the largest independent estate agent in the UK, has listed the properties from its 120 branch network on Rightmove and Zoopla, while Romans’ 28 branches were only listed on Rightmove.But in May last year the two brands were brought together during a merger to create a £120m turnover company with a £35m war chest for further acquisitions.The announcement by the company means both brands will now advertise their combined inventory of some 40,000 sales, lettings, new homes and auction properties on Zoopla Property Group’s websites.The move ends speculation that PSH might have gone with OnTheMarket as its ‘second portal’.Peter Loverdos, COO at PSH (pictured, left) says: “We have been reviewing the property portal landscape for some time and as a result of the substantial marketing and innovative product ideas coming from ZPG, we decided that it is the right time to list all of our branches and properties with ZPG to the ultimate benefit of our customers.“We expect to expand materially over the next few years and need the right mix of partners to support our exciting growth strategy and we look forward to a long and productive partnership with the ZPG team.”ZPG managing director Mark Goddard, added: “We are delighted to have agreed a long partnership with Property Service Holdings to cover both their leading agency brands and are looking forward to providing a range of services across their 150-strong branch network as we continue to deliver record audience levels, leads and market leading products to our partners in 2017.”Leaders Romans The Leaders Romans Group (LRG) Zoopla ZPG January 20, 2017Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more


first_imgpassed June 8, 2018 at Morristown Medical Center. Born and raised in Jersey City, he lived in Bayonne many years before moving to Millington, NJ. William is a graduate of St Mary’s High School, Jersey City. He served in the National Guard. He worked for Exxon in Bayonne and then in Linden for 30 years retiring in 2012. Husband of the late Maureen (Hennessy) Breen. Father of John and Robert Breen. Son of Anna (Lynch) and the late William J. Breen, Sr. Brother of John, Karen, Deborah, Ann and the late Micheal Breen. Brother-in-law of Gary, Robert and the late Brian Hennessy. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Barnabas Medical Center Foundation, 95 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052. Funeral arrangements by SWEENEY Funeral Home, 857 Kennedy Blvd.last_img


first_imgBurton’s Foods, baker of Jammie Dodgers and Maryland Cookies, has become the latest supplier to remove hydrogenated vegetable oil from all of its products.The company has pledged that its portfolio of over 100 products will be free from artificial trans fats from now on.Retailers Asda, Boots, Co-op, Marks & Spencer, Iceland, Sainsbury’s Tesco and Waitrose have already committed to remove industrial trans fats from own-brand lines by the end of 2007 at the latest, through trade body the British Retail Consortium.”We recognised the need to take action over trans fats and are pleased to be able to reassure consumers by removing hydrogenated fats from all our products,” said Paul Kitchener, chief executive at Burton’s Foods (pictured).”Taking a proactive approach to balanced, healthy eating, at the same time as producing biscuits that consumers enjoy is crucial to us. We are extremely proud of our bakery heritage, which goes back over 70 years. Our promise is that we will only ever use ingredients that are essential to the baking of our snacks.”In recent years, trans fats have risen to the top of the food and health agenda. A number of studies have linked them to coronary heart disease.In December 2006, New York City’s Board of Health banned trans fats from the city’s restaurants. Restaurants will be banned from using most frying oils and all foods containing trans fats by July 2008.A similar ban is being proposed in Chicago, in the state of Illinois; other cities may follow suit.last_img read more


first_imgRestrictions on the import of most species of oak into England have been introduced as part of new regulations to protect native trees from the threat of Oak Processionary Moth (OPM)The new regulations ban the movement of certain oak trees into the UK’s OPM Protected Zone (an area of the EU declared free of the pest) unless specific conditions are met. They cover both imports from overseas and movement of trees from areas of the country where OPM is already present – in London and surrounding counties.The measures cover all oaks (Quercus) – with the exception of cork oak (Quercus suber) – which have a girth of 8cm or more at 1.2 metres above the root collar and are imported from either the EU or a third country or moving into the Protected Zone from other parts of England. This is because such trees represent the greatest likelihood of introducing OPM.The regulations apply to all businesses which import and move oak trees.Defra Chief Plant Health Officer Nicola Spence said: That trees have been produced in nurseries which, along with their vicinity, have been found free from OPM on the basis of official inspections carried out as close as practically possible to their movement and official surveys of the nurseries and their vicinity have been carried out at appropriate times since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation to detect larvae and other symptoms of OPM; That trees have been grown throughout their life in a site with complete physical protection against the introduction of OPM and have been inspected at appropriate times and found to be free. For more information about OPM, including a map of the affected areas, visit the Forestry Commission website People are also urged to report sightings of OPM to the Forestry Commission’s Tree Alert with a precise description of the tree’s location. OPM caterpillars feed on oak leaves and can increase trees’ vulnerability to attack by other pests and diseases, making them less able to withstand adverse weather conditions, such as drought and floods.The Forestry Commission, councils and land managers tackle the pest which affects Greater London and several surrounding counties with an annual control programme of tree treatment.The new restrictions follow the launch of the Government’s first Tree Health Resilience Strategy in May which pledged tough action to protect the nation’s trees from pests, diseases and climate change. A key element of the strategy is the Action Oak campaign which seeks to protect the UK’s 121 million oak trees for future generations.The new OPM legislation is published on gov.uk hereNotes to editors: That trees have been grown throughout their life in places of production in countries in which OPM is not known to occur; That trees have been grown throughout their life in a protected zone which is recognised as such for OPM or in an area free from OPM established by the national plant protection organisation in accordance with ISPM No. 4; Protecting our country from tree pests and diseases is vital to safeguard our environment, economy and our health. Through investment, research and legislation we will continue to help protect our precious oak trees for years to come. The new legislation prohibits the movement of oak trees, with a girth of 8cm or more at 1.2 metres above the root collar, into the UK’s OPM protected zone unless one of these specific conditions are met: That is why we are introducing tighter restrictions on the importation of oak trees to England, and the movement of oak trees out of certain parts of South East England which are infested with OPM. All oak trees moving into and within the OPM protected zone must already be accompanied by a plant passport regardless of the size of the consignment. And all landings of oak plants in England must be pre-notified to the plant health authorities.last_img read more


first_img Remembering Harvard The darkest hour A man is lost in thought, unable to read past the Boston Globe’s front page following the assassination of President Kennedy, 1963. © 1964, Harvard Yearbook Publications, Inc. She remembers the cultural aspects from that time too. “Women were not allowed inside of Lamont,” she said. If a woman then wanted to check out a book, she had to find a man to get it for her. There were other challenges for Radcliffe College students, such as not being able to easily meet with their tutors who lived in the Houses. The dorms housed only men, so access was limited.Over the next decade, as Harvard and Radcliffe began to merge, women got to use Lamont and moved into the Houses. But the changes, however equitable, also meant that Radcliffe lost its unique identity as a women’s college, which Maher said was partly lamentable.“The way that Harvard and other male institutions responded to the women’s movement was by, quote-unquote, letting women into their institutions,” said Maher.Ruth Purtilo, M.T.S. ’75, Ph.D. ’79, was involved in the feminist movement at Harvard during the ’70s, and advocated for equal pay for Harvard faculty and staff. She remembers that she and other female students sometimes blew kazoos during lectures every time a professor said the words “him” or “mankind.”Enjoying a tea in the Rock Café at the Harvard Divinity School (HDS), the 73-year-old HDS alumna laughed and said, “We were doing some outrageous things. Some of us were very angry. I was probably less angry, though.”Purtilo also remembered the day she and her dorm mates invited celebrity chef Julia Child to their place for dinner. “She lived two blocks away, and when she said yes, we suddenly asked ourselves, ‘What are we going to feed Julia Child?’” Calling home to collect recipes, Purtilo said they settled on chicken Monterey and Child loved it. Purtilo said her floor also had famed composer and pianist Leonard Bernstein ’39 over for dinner. “It was a time of great informality and meeting interesting people at Harvard,” she said.Agreeing that his time at Harvard was also marked by informality and interesting people, Alexander Moore ’58 said that some of his most enjoyable undergraduate experiences were dining at Lowell House. Describing the typical meal at Lowell in the 1950s, Moore said, “One grabbed a plastic plate … divided into pie-shaped compartments. Servers scooped out generous helpings and, behold, a complete and generous meal appeared in this triumph of modernist design.”Moore said that the conversations, especially after dinner, with fellow students and professors were often fascinating. Students discussed classes that excited them, but foreign affairs were another major topic. “Back then we were in the throes of the Cold War, and the Harvard professoriate, with its Russian Studies Center, was right at the center of U.S. strategy,” Moore said.Moore also remembered a strict dress code: Dining in all the Houses was jacket and tie. Students — himself included — tended to prefer Harris Tweed jackets from the Harvard Coop.“A jacket and tie were commonplace all around Harvard in the 1950s,” remembers Noam Chomsky, who was not a Harvard undergrad but was a member of the Harvard Society of Fellows from 1951 to 1955. “They used to joke that you can get into the House dining rooms without pants, but you had to have a jacket and tie,” he said from his office at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Vivid memories for Ruth Purtilo, M.T.S. ’75, Ph.D. ’79, included participating in the feminist movement and inviting Julia Child to dinner. “When she said yes, we suddenly asked ourselves, ‘What are we going to feed Julia Child?’”Chomsky said that if he had to define the culture of Harvard in the 1950s in a word, it would be “anglophile.”“I remember meeting people at Harvard who I thought were English, but who never left the United States,” he said. “Their clothes, accents, and mannerisms were mimicking some version of Oxford or Cambridge high table.”Chomsky said that social class was a big deal at Harvard during the 1950s. He told a story of a gifted graduate student who came from a lower-middle-class Boston family and spoke with a “lower-class accent.” When he later became a Harvard professor and tried to get tenure, Chomsky said he couldn’t get a recommendation from the faculty. “Class distinctions were rigid back then, but that is thankfully all gone today,” he said.Over pizza at a Harvard Square hangout, Ayodeji Ogunnaike ’10, Ph.D. candidate and senior tutor of Pforzheimer House, said he has seen significant changes at Harvard over the past 10 years. In 2006, for instance, when Ogunnaike was a freshman, not a lot of people had cellphones. Today, “they are Snapchatting and sending video messages back and forth,” he said. “In the old days, I would get up and visit my friends or block mates at their rooms, but today it is all about social media.”In 2006 Facebook, which was created at Harvard, was just beginning, Ogunnaike said, but today students are on the site all the time.“I don’t check my Facebook page and messages every day,” he said, “which means that I sometimes miss out on catching an impromptu game of soccer with friends.”Like other universities, Harvard is becoming more Internet-friendly, Ogunnaike said. Harvard students can do more administrative tasks online now, such as completing study cards and securing books and journals without ever having to step foot in Widener, he pointed out.Admitting to not being current on all the latest technological advances, Chomsky said that when he was at Harvard the Internet was Widener. “I had a desk in the stacks of Widener Library,” the 87-year-old Chomsky said. “Having a desk there was one of my favorite experiences at Harvard, because I was free to roam and explore all that information and knowledge that was all around me by just walking around and picking up a book here and a journal there. It was an amazing education that way.”Anthony Chiorazzi has an M.Phil. in social anthropology from Oxford University and a master’s of theological studies from Harvard Divinity School. He has researched and written about such diverse religious cultures as the Hare Krishnas, Zoroastrians, Shakers, and Old Order Amish. Hard at work A student pores over his notes and textbooks in preparation for final exams at the Lamont Library in 1967. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives Fine day for a stroll In 1961, students traversing the Yard in classic Harvard attire — ties and tweeds. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives Dining in style Students dine at Dudley House in 1954. House rules called for jackets and ties as mandatory dining attire. “They used to joke that you can get into the House dining rooms without pants, but you had to have a jacket and tie,” remembers linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archivescenter_img Mourning one of our own Students and faculty join the public in an impromptu memorial for President Kennedy in Harvard Square. “People were walking around oddly. Their heads were bent, and they were hugging one another,” recalls Frinde Mahar, Radcliffe ’64. © 1964, Harvard Yearbook Publications, Inc. If you asked the religious scholar and former University of Bridgeport President Richard Rubenstein, Th.M. ’55, Ph.D. ’60, one of the things he remembered most about his years at Harvard, he would answer: “Elsie’s Sandwich Shop in the Square, of course.” Rubenstein said Elsie’s, which closed in 1995, made the best sandwiches in Cambridge. “The roast beef was rare, thin, and really piled on. The fact that I remember it after 60 years says something.”With Harvard’s 365th Commencement just past, alumni from the 1950s through the 2000s were in the mood to share their memories of their alma mater and how it has changed since their crimson days.A particular memory for Frinde Maher, Radcliffe ’64, is Nov. 22, 1963. From the fourth floor of Widener Library, Maher was looking down on Massachusetts Avenue, and noticed that “something was wrong” in Cambridge. “People were walking around oddly. Their heads were bent, and they were hugging one another. It was strange,” she said.When she finally left the library, she learned that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. “People at Harvard were glued to their TV sets the whole weekend.”More than 50 years later, Maher, 73, is looking down the same street, this time across from Widener while having lunch at a trendy restaurant. Gender integration Radcliffe women study alongside Harvard men for the first time at the Lamont Library in 1963, beginning the long path toward gender integration. Radcliffe and Harvard would not officially merge until 1977, and would still remain separate entities until 1999. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archives Before broadband Long before the Internet becomes the academic tool of choice, students queue up at the circulation desk to check out materials at the Lamont Library in 1957. Courtesy of the Harvard University Archiveslast_img read more


first_imgVijay Iyer was supposed to begin the year in concert with Geri Allen in San Francisco. But after the jazz pianist and composer died in June, at 60, Iyer was forced to consider a different kind of performance, a memorial celebration of her creative genius.“She gave me a sense of how I might find my own voice, of being an artist,” said Iyer, who will co-host a weekend tribute to Allen at Harvard. “The choices she made as an artist, composer, improviser were fresh and innovative. The details of her musical language were very important, and they weren’t like anyone else.”Some of the biggest names in jazz will convene for “Timeless Portraits and Dreams,” which is co-sponsored by the Jazz Research Initiative at the Hutchins Center and the Harvard University Committee on the Arts. Iyer, the Franklin D. and Florence Rosenblatt Professor of the Arts, will be joined over the weekend by faculty members Ingrid Monson, Esperanza Spalding, and Yosvany Terry, as well as Kris Davis, Craig Taborn, Jason Moran, Terri Lyne Carrington, Tia Fuller, Carmen Lundy, Oliver Lake, and Don Byron.“It’s not just that she was a great artist, she was a great researcher,” Iyer said. “She was organizing a lot of new initiatives in musicology. She was important to the field, to the arts and humanities, in a way that we can try to carry forward.”The slate for the festival is filled with music and conversation. Iyer will moderate a roundtable discussion with Davis, Moran, and Taborn on Friday, with a performance to follow in the evening. On Saturday, Monson will moderate panels on Allen as a scholar and on her place in musical history. Photographer Carrie Mae Weems will discuss her work with Allen in a conversation with Carrington and Spalding. Carrington has also included a concert featuring Spalding, Lundy, Lake, and others.Bassist and singer Spalding, who joined Harvard’s Music Department last year, played in the trio ACS with Allen and Carrington for seven years. Her deep musical connection with Allen was based on shared language, she said.“She occupies such a giant territory in my heart and a visceral relationship to the art form. I have a hard time reducing it down into sentences,” Spalding said.“Geri came off as very shy, but she wasn’t. She was just highly observant, and very focused. I had this quieting sense of reverence of her. I’d say something silly or quirky, and she was right there ready to play. In a way it was a reflection of her musical spirit, too — she came off as mysterious and quiet, but as soon as you started making sound, she was right there on the playground.”,“It’s not just that she was a great artist, she was a great researcher. She was organizing a lot of new initiatives in musicology. She was important to the field, to the arts and humanities, in a way that we can try to carry forward.” — Vijay Iyer Carrington, a Grammy-winning drummer, was 14 when she met Allen, and played with her in several groups across more than three decades. Theirs was a sisterly relationship that developed a musical sound merging traditional jazz with more experimental ways of playing, she said.“I was in awe of the music she made and her creative process. Her work ethic was amazing; she worked tirelessly. She recorded so many projects involving different themes. To me it never sounded like she just made a record. It all had meaning.“Whatever ideas we came up with, Geri was the person who wanted to take them a step further,” Carrington added. “She wasn’t satisfied until many ideas and possibilities had been fully explored.”Music will be the centerpiece of the festival, but stories about Allen’s generosity off-stage will also be part of the conversation. Iyer remembers her driving him home after gigs and giving him a drum kit that he still has.“She’s universally loved and adored,” he said. “Her music and spirit are cherished. Whether it’s fellow pianists or anyone who had the chance to study with her, there’s no end of good will for Geri.”last_img read more


first_imgAs Boston area children head back to school under very different circumstances, Phillips Brooks House Association (PBHA) continues to deliver critical services this fall to thousands of youth in the Greater Boston Area. Taking the lessons they learned from running 11 virtual summer camps, PBHA staff and volunteers are working with public schools and after-school programs to provide academic and social emotional support services to local youth.PBHA has a long history of working with vulnerable populations, and have sustained the ongoing commitment from students, staff, and volunteers during the pandemic to support virtual learning.Staff members, student leaders, and PBHA alumni volunteers individually programmed iPads and Google Chromebooks for every camper.  They made home deliveries to campers along with wellness kits, and academic and art supplies.Led by 100 college student directors and senior counselors, and 70 local high school student junior counselors, campers ranging in ages from 5-19 learned in Zoom classrooms for five weeks of camp. Attendance for campers exceeded 90 percent  and more than 100 camper families were directly supported with food security needs.Campers and guardians shared that the new format particularly connected with students who struggled with distance learning in the late spring. With an intention of not being on Zoom all day, counselors led campers in time away from screens, encouraging them to create chalk drawings, build zoology habitats after learning about animals, and pursue themed art projects and return back to Zoom to present to their classmates and senior counselors. Campers participated in book clubs and special interest clubs and many camps started the day with guided yoga.A key part of PBHA’s youth programs involve guidance in social and emotional learning. Counselors shared how important the topic was this year and how they were able to present on mental health and emotions to campers. Fahedur Fahed ‘22, a director for the Cambridge Youth Enrichment Program said, “You can talk about your feelings at any age and be equipped with the tools to deal with whatever you may be going through. That was really special to see, having mental health at the forefront starting from a young age.”PBHA is reimagining fall programming by staying true to their mission of being present for the communities they serve. “Our goal and commitment to be there for our families remains the same,” PBHA President Meherina Khan ‘21 said. “In these times where so much is changing, I believe that opportunities for students to creatively meet critical needs and gaps in resources, promote social awareness, and advocate for structural change feels even more resonant.”There are dozens of opportunities for current students to serve with PBHA this fall in mentorship, adult services, advocacy, and after-school service areas as more than 40 programs are running with new remote service plans. Learn more and sign up to serve at pbha.org.last_img read more

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