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  • The Grateful Dead Closed Down Bill Graham’s Winterland With Six Hour Concert, On This Day In 1978

    first_imgEdit this setlist | More Grateful Dead setlists[Via SF Gate] Legendary concert promoter Bill Graham closed the doors to the Winterland Ballroom on New Year’s Eve in 1978 and for many, it lasted well into 1979. He did it fashionably so with an all-night concert that reeled over eight hours. The Grateful Dead played for nearly six hours, which is all documented in the CD and DVD The Closing of Winterland. The final bow also included performances from New Riders Of The Purple Sage and The Blues Brothers. The Dead closed the doors and welcomed the New Year with high spirits, to say the least.The Grateful Dead considered the Winterland as sort of a homebase, having recorded some of their 1971 live album there, taking it over for five nights in ’74 to film The Grateful Dead Movie, and another five-night run in ’78 to celebrate their return from their adventures in Egypt. So to have them close the place down only seemed natural, though the walls had heard other enormously successful acts like Hendrix, Jefferson Airplane, Cream, and The Rolling Stones on the regular.Watch The Grateful Dead Play A Smoking Three Hours Of Mysterious Music On This Day in 1977Instead of an emotionally-driven farewell, the evening was filled with debauchery, as all the nights before it notoriously had. “There was a bit of blow going around,” said Weir in an interview with SF Gate. “The Blues Brothers brought mounds of it. I think they had it for breakfast.”Bill Murray, Father Guido Sarducci, Al Franken, Paul Shaffer were all part of Saturday Night Live’s Blues Brothers band. They hung hard with Ken Kesey, Bill Walton, and other psychedelic characters backstage, leading into what was said to be one of the more legendary after-hour parties at the Jefferson Airplane mansion on Fulton Street.Then, the Hells Angels arrived and freaked everyone out. “They started pouring in the place,” said Steve Parish, Grateful Dead road manager. “They literally took the backstage over. There were hundreds of them. We gave everyone onstage a dose of acid. That was our way of dealing with it.”The night went on, and after Graham’s marijuana-inspired annual speech, the Grateful Dead dove into the music that lives on as one of the more (or less) memorable nights in their catalogs. Popping off the New Year with “Sugar Magnolia” in a sea of celebratory balloons, Weir started the second set with “Samson and Delilah” with the appropriate lyrics “If I had my way I would tear this old building down…” The stage filled with a slew of special guests over the course of the night, including Lee Oskar of War and Gregg Errico of Sly and the Family Stone, Ken Babbs and Kesey of the Merry Pranksters rolled out the “Thunder Machine” for Mickey Hart to dispone his energy upon, and John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service) joined for the last two songs of the second set.The Grateful Dead went into their third set and played until the sun came up, while Graham served champagne, ham, and eggs to the lasting crowd. Closing with a third encore, “We Bid You Goodnight”, they took their final bow and the door closed forever. This was one of the last medium-sized venues for the Dead to play in, as they went on to perform in larger venues, baseball parks, and hockey rinks.As a result of the room’s dimensions, one fan’s dream certainly came true. Having waited for days to purchase tickets outside this legendary happening, the man held a sign: “1535 Days Since Last S.F. ‘Dark Star’”, and during that final third set, he got his ‘Dark Star’ and disposed the sign immediately from the balcony in a fit of joy.Thanks to that committed Deadhead, here is one of the most legendary “Dark Stars”, courtesy of the Music Vault:Watch the full concert below:last_img read more

  • Watch The First Trailer For Emotional New D’Angelo Documentary, ‘Devil’s Pie’ [Video]

    first_imgThis past weekend, a new documentary on neo-soul pioneer D’Angelo, Devil’s Pie, premiered at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival. As the documentaries’s description on the Tribeca Film Festival website notes, “the film finds D’Angelo at a crossroads between a haunted past and uncertain future.”Devil’s Pie, which takes its name from the track on his acclaimed 2000 album, Voodoo, examines D’Angelo’s 14-year hiatus following that album’s release. During that time, the singer/multi-instrumentalist/bandleader withdrew from the public eye as he dealt with a myriad of personal issues ranging from a serious car accident to substance abuse struggles to the deaths of close family members.Related: D’Angelo Releases “Unshaken”, First New Music Since 2014 [Listen]The documentary, directed by Carine Bijlsma, follows D’Angelo as he makes his return in 2014 with the critically-acclaimed Black Messiah and features footage from band rehearsals for the ensuing 2015 Second Coming tour. It also features interviews with fellow Soulquarians member and frequent collaborator Questlove (The Roots).Now, you can watch the first official trailer for the film below:Devil’s Pie: D’Angelo Documentary – Official Trailer[Video: Interakt]As of now, there is no word on a more widespread release of the D’Angelo documentary, so the trailer will have to hold us over for now.[H/T Okayplayer]last_img read more

  • Harvard historian sees banks, China dragging down U.S.

    first_imgHarvard economic historian Niall Ferguson, whose “The Ascent of Money” book and TV series traced the world’s financial system, last night painted a pessimistic prognosis for U.S. recovery unless the government takes decisive action.To a packed audience at the annual International Place Executive Event, hosted by Hub real estate developer Donald Chiofaro, Ferguson said that while we barely avoided a second Great Depression, the nation is still in deep trouble because no reforms have been made to its underlying financial problems…Read more here (Boston Herald)last_img read more

  • US ski Paralympian overcomes rare disease

    first_imgWHISTLER, British Columbia — No one knew if Caitlin Sarubbi would live through her first night.Twenty years later, she’s on leave from her freshman year at Harvard to race on the U.S. Ski Team at the 2010 Paralympics.Born with a very rare disease, no eyelids and several other facial deformities, Sarubbi’s journey to the Winter Games involves 57 reconstructive surgeries…Read more herelast_img

  • Alumni go to Washington

    first_imgTuesday’s elections ushered in significant changes in Washington, and with them several Harvard alumni who won seats in Congress.Two alumni were elected to the Senate for the first time: Connecticut Democrat Richard Blumenthal ’67 and Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey ’84, bringing the number of Harvard alumni in the Senate to 14. Idaho Republican Mike Crapo, J.D. ’77, Louisiana Republican David Vitter ’83, and New York Democrat Charles Schumer ’71, J.D. ’74, also won re-election.“I must thank the voters of this great commonwealth for joining me in this movement to take our government back and for placing your faith in me to serve you in Washington,” Toomey said in his victory speech.In Connecticut, Blumenthal, who served as Connecticut’s attorney general, vowed to make “people a priority.”“Thank you for putting your trust, your confidence, and your support in me,” he said. “And thank you for letting me keep fighting for you.”In addition, Alabama Democrat Terri Sewell, J.D. ’92, will join the House of Representatives, along with Kansas Republican Mike Pompeo, J.D. ’94. Nineteen other alumni were re-elected to House seats.Two alumni were among the 37 governors elected Tuesday. Massachusetts’ Deval Patrick ’78, J.D. ’82, won a second term, as did New Hampshire’s John Lynch, M.B.A. ’79. Institute of Politics Fellow Andrew Cuomo ’03 won the governorship in New York.“Public service has been an integral part of the University’s mission since its founding in 1636,” said Christine Heenan, vice president for Harvard Public Affairs and Communications. “The participation of so many Harvard alumni in political races across the country is a testament to the significance of that mission and the way it resonates with the Harvard community long after they’ve left Cambridge.”Harvard has a long tradition of producing notable political leaders. In addition to numerous members of Congress, cabinet secretaries, and governors, the University counts eight U.S. presidents among its alumni.last_img read more

  • HBS students win Dean’s Award for service

    first_imgFour members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) M.B.A. Class of 2011 have been named winners of the School’s prestigious Dean’s Award. The recipients, who will be recognized as members of two teams by HBS Dean Nitin Nohria at Commencement ceremonies this afternoon (May 26) on the HBS campus, are Andrea M. Ellwood, Brett C. Gibson, Kathleen M. Hebert, and Justine K. Lelchuk.Established in 1997, this annual award celebrates the extraordinary achievements of graduating students who have made a positive impact on Harvard, Harvard Business School, and/or broader communities. True to the M.B.A. program’s mission, they have also contributed to the well-being of society through exceptional acts of leadership. Nominations come from the HBS community. A selection committee comprising faculty, administrators, and students then makes recommendations to the dean, who selects the recipients.“Our students have long shown their passion for Harvard Business School and their commitment to making the experience here as enriching as possible,” said Nohria. “This award is unique in that it recognizes the efforts people make outside the classroom. We are very proud of what these exceptional students have accomplished during their two years at Harvard Business School. They have demonstrated their leadership and in the process contributed in meaningful and lasting ways to our community.”Justine K. LelchukBrett C. GibsonAndrea M. Ellwoodlast_img read more

  • Plans in motion

    first_imgNeed a quick way to get around or to and from campus? An affordable, two-wheeled, sustainable option is on the way.Boston’s new bike-sharing program, Hubway, launches today (July 28), and University officials, in collaboration with the city of Cambridge, are planning to bring the program to Harvard’s main campus, possibly as early as this fall.Through the new system users can rent bikes from bicycle terminals around Boston.The University is sponsoring five of Boston’s Hubway stations. One is in the Longwood Medical area at the Avenue Louis Pasteur at Longwood Avenue. In Allston, there are stations at Soldiers Field Park, Barry’s Corner at 219 Western Ave., and Harvard Athletics at the corner of North Harvard Street and Soldiers Field Road. The final terminal, at the Harvard Innovation Lab (125 Western Ave.), will open when construction on the lab is completed later this year. Hubway is funded through government grants, sponsorships, station advertising, and user revenue.“Harvard is proud to support Boston’s launch of bike share and we look forward to its arrival in Cambridge,” said Harvard Executive Vice President Katherine N. Lapp. “The program fits perfectly with Harvard’s commitment to sustainable, environmentally friendly and healthy transportation options and will help us continue to reduce the University’s environmental footprint. We look forward to working closely with city officials in Boston and Cambridge to incorporate bike share locations across Harvard for the use and enjoyment of the campus community and the public.”Harvard is also committed to helping bring 14 Hubway terminals to Cambridge. The University has agreed to contribute to the establishment of four of these stations; they will be valuable additions to the transportation options available to the Harvard community.Harvard’s 12 Schools and various campuses have long supported cycling. Covered bike-parking stations are located at Francis Avenue and at the Harvard Law School, Harvard Graduate School of Design, and Longwood campuses. Bike racks throughout the Cambridge campus allow cyclists to lock their bikes while at class or work. In 2009, Harvard collaborated with the city of Boston on the design and implementation of bike lanes on North Harvard Street, and in 2010 the University collaborated with the city to stripe bike lanes and install a cycle track on Western Avenue.Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the city’s director of bicycle programs, Nicole Freedman (a former Olympic cyclist), introduced Hubway in a kickoff event today at City Hall Plaza. City officials hope to make the program the country’s biggest regional bike share network, expanding Hubway into Cambridge, Brookline, and Somerville in the coming months.“This system is sustainable and affordable and will offer Harvard students, staff, and visitors an easy and convenient way to commute to campus or simply get from one part of campus to the other,” said Kris Locke, manager of Harvard’s CommuterChoice Program.Hubway is based on a Montreal system called BIXI (bicycle and taxi), in which riders use credit cards to release bikes from hundreds of terminals for short trips around the city.John Nolan, Harvard’s director of transportation services, experienced the BIXI system firsthand last year, and he is eager to bring its sister system to Boston and the Harvard community.  “The new regional Hubway bike-sharing system is an exciting new commuting option which enhances Harvard University’s CommuterChoice Program to deliver additional commuting alternatives to its faculty, staff, students and visitors.  This system will give Harvard the ability to better connect with areas of campus not as well served by current transit programs as well as enable more transit connections between existing public and private transit systems for Harvard affiliates and the general public. This program will also help to contribute to the University’s sustainability goals by reducing inter- and intracampus vehicle trips.”Boston’s Hubway has 61 terminals at various locations around the city and 610 bikes. Using a credit card, a rider can access a casual three-day or 24-hour membership and 30 minutes of free riding. Rates start at $2 for the next half hour and continue to increase the longer the bike is in use. Yearly memberships are available for a special introductory rate of $60 and offer riders discounts on usage fees after the free first half hour.Alta Bicycle Share, a Portland, Ore., company that specializes in managing and maintaining bike share programs, will operate Hubway. Alta will be responsible for all bike repairs as well as the installation and upkeep of the modular, solar-powered terminals that house the bikes. The stations, which are temporary and can be easily relocated, will be in service from March through November and removed during the winter months.The program builds on Menino’s efforts in recent years to make Boston more bike-friendly. The work has included the creation of more bike lanes, the installation of additional bike racks around the city, and bike safety and awareness campaigns. Menino himself has become a biking enthusiast, often taking to the streets in the early morning to cycle around his Hyde Park neighborhood.“It works because it is so convenient,” said Freedman, who emphasized the importance of using the bikes for short trips around town. “It is much better than driving, and much better than taking a cab.”last_img read more

  • Thinking green, and thinking big

    first_img <a href=”” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> <img src=”” alt=”0″ title=”How To Choose The Correct Channel Type For Your Video Content ” /> </a> A problem as complex and potentially intractable as climate change demands equally big solutions. At the first Harvard Thinks Green on Thursday, six Harvard professors gathered at Sanders Theatre to provide just that kind of thinking.The event was meant to tap into the “original fundamental reason why we are all here on campus for four years: ideas,” said Peter Davis, a senior who co-founded Harvard Thinks Big, which co-sponsored the event with the Office for Sustainability and the Center for the Environment. At Harvard, students have the opportunity “to propose them and play around with them and fight against them and to sometimes even work to implement them.”Their ideas, which touched on corners of society from science and medicine to politics and urban planning, made it clear that reversing the declining health of the environment can’t be left to any one group.Peter Davis ’12, co-founded Harvard Thinks Big, which co-sponsored the event with the Office for Sustainability and the Center for the Environment.Don’t wait for WashingtonIn 2009, President Barack Obama used the words “global warming” or “global climate change” in 69 public appearances. In 2010, that number rose to 73. This year, Obama has mentioned climate change once. Clearly, argued Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, climate change has become an untouchable cause in Washington.After years of legislative inaction on climate change, “the United States is experiencing an environmental law-making crisis,” Lazarus said. But there’s no use in pointing fingers at politicians, big business, or other power players for the climate crisis. Rather, he said, the U.S. legal and political systems simply aren’t designed to address long-term, global problems. The Constitution limits sweeping legislation, and lawmakers aren’t rewarded for it at the polls.To change the climate (no pun intended) in the capital, he recommended ending the filibuster, which empowers senators with short-term motives to reject climate change legislation, and promoting the work of individual states such as California that are experimenting with their environmental laws.If anyone has the power to shake things up in Washington, it may be the military. “They care about real facts, real science, and real risks,” Lazarus said. As oil demand increases worldwide and as drought and famine ravage continents, the military must prepare for potential resource wars or mass migrations. “Occupy the military,” Lazarus suggested to the audience.Change the dialogue“We must help educate people about what’s really happening to the environment in language that they can relate to and understand,” said Eric Chivian, director of the Center for Health & the Global Environment and an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (HMS). “There’s no more compelling way to do this than to talk about human health.”Chivian should know. In 1985, he won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work with International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, a group he co-founded in 1980 to convince the public of nuclear war’s potential human toll. The same kind of practical, health-oriented outreach can and should be done to mitigate climate change, he argued.“Global climate changes can be very hard to see,” he said, and “we have no Hiroshimas or Nagasakis to serve as models.” But the loss of biodiversity, for example, could have great costs for medicine. For instance, if polar bears become extinct by 2100 as predicted, scientists will never unlock the mysteries of their hibernation — why don’t polar bears lose bone mass when they’re immobile for six months at a time? — that could hold beneficial knowledge for suffers of osteoporosis.Medicine also provides useful metaphors for why people must act now against climate change. When treating an infant for a fever, for example, “one doesn’t wait until the cultures come back two days later before starting [antibiotic] treatment,” he said. Although the vast majority of fevers are not caused by bacterial infections, the risk is too great to ignore.A doctor “can’t afford to wait,” Chivian said, and neither should leaders who must address climate change.“Global climate changes can be very hard to see,” said Eric Chivian, and “we have no Hiroshimas or Nagasakis to serve as models.” But the loss of biodiversity, for example, could have great costs for medicine.Look to businessAt its best, business can improve the human condition by bringing technology to the masses; at its worst, it can inspire greed that leads to poverty, pollution, and other ills. But no one should doubt that business will be a powerful ally in the fight against climate change, said Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at Harvard Business School (HBS).“In the long run, there is no better hope for human progress than business,” she said, “because business is about innovation and scale. Business has learned how to motivate people in ways we’ve never seen before.”After spending 20 years studying large companies undergoing dramatic shifts, Henderson said, she knows that big changes — for example, committing to reducing emissions from factories or investing heavily in the development of new, noncarbon energy sources — will be painful for the industries that undertake them. But if Americans can restructure the ways we do business to place more value on long-term results, the payoffs of combatting climate change could be huge.“Building an enterprise that opens a whole new market, getting really rich, and making a difference … is a high like almost no other high,” she said. “This transition we face as an economy, as a world, is ripe for the taking. It is going to hit every major industry: agriculture, energy, construction, consumer goods, textiles, services.“It’s coming down the pike. It can make us all rich,” she continued. “But it will require commitment, vision, hard-headed realism, and the creativity to unite those to make it happen.”Target cities, building by buildingBuildings are an often overlooked culprit in global warming, said Christoph Reinhart, associate professor of architectural technology at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). They account for 40 percent of carbon dioxide emissions, and unlike other climate offenders — say, gas-guzzling old cars — most won’t be replaced by new state-of-the-art structures anytime soon.“One can make mistakes but should not build them,” he mused, quoting Goethe.What we can do, Reinhart insisted, is empower architects and urban planners to develop sustainable neighborhoods by giving them more sophisticated tools for measuring buildings’ impacts on the environment.Working with one of his GSD classes, Reinhart has already designed a model that combines predicted climate changes with future price scenarios to show what a building is likely to cost its owner over the years in energy bills. Such models make the effects of climate change measurable, and can help to justify the cost of energy-efficient upgrades to old buildings.“Working on the design, construction, and maintenance of energy-efficient and comfortable cities is a defining task of our time,” he said.Leaders wantedTackling climate change will require true leaders — people with strong convictions and the courage to act on them, said Robert Kaplan, an HBS professor of management practice.For a good example of strong leadership on sustainability, Kaplan looked not to Washington or the global community but to Harvard itself. The University’s 2008 plan to model sustainability through both research and campus activities — and its specific goal of reducing Harvard’s carbon emissions by 30 percent over a decade — “was and is an ambitious goal.” By creating specific priorities and action plans, and by bringing Harvard’s disparate Schools together in the process, Harvard is well on its way to achieving its reduction target under President Drew Faust’s watch, he said.“A lot of people think leadership is about charisma,” Kaplan said. “But we’re learning here at Harvard through sustainability that it’s about articulating a clear vision,” creating a detailed plan, and following through on the specifics. “Just think if we followed this template in our government,” he added.Think small, too2010 saw the single largest jump in carbon dioxide emissions worldwide (5.9 percent) of any year on record, according to figures released earlier this month by the Global Carbon Project. Thanks to rapid industrialization in China and India (and increasing demand for those countries’ products in the United States and Europe), it’s more pertinent than ever that we change our ways, said James McCarthy, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography.“The later we start this, the more difficult it will be,” he said.The good news is that introducing a host of small, “painless” changes to the way people use energy can make a marked difference, McCarthy said. He cited Harvard and the city of Boston, which hopes to reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020. Both organizations have identified many small areas for improvement that add up to a larger environmental goal.“By the time you leave in four years, you will have seen real progress,” McCarthy told students in the audience. “Those small differences really do add up.”last_img read more

  • Slowing down to see more

    first_imgDuring my time at Harvard, I have heard many conversations about learning.  Most recently, I listened to professors at the Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching symposium swap ideas on methods to foster student growth in the classroom.Some professors told stories, others listened and asked questions and commented. How should courses be designed to captivate students?  What makes students consume themselves in learning?  How do we spark curiosity and passion in an age when all the information in the world is right at the student’s fingertips?I am excited that conversations about learning are happening at Harvard, but to answer these questions we need to acknowledge that there are different types of learners. For many students, myself included, just as much learning happens outside of academic buildings as it does in lecture halls and seminar rooms.  I spent many hours in my past three and a half years at Harvard volunteering off-campus. From Allston to Dorchester to New Orleans to the Navajo Nation, service has provided me with the opportunity to apply what I learn in the classroom to the world around me.As a mentor for Strong Women Strong Girls, I may have learned more from my girls than they learned from me.  I mentored in Cambridge and Allston, and my girls taught me about the struggles they face with their educations, and they showed me that profound inequality exists just miles away from one of the most renowned beacons of higher education in the world.  Many of my mentees were caught between two worlds, trying to reconcile the cultures of their parents with their own identities.  In this way, my mentees reminded me of my fifth-grade self, if my younger self had an iPhone and knew how to text.My mentoring experience showed me firsthand how rapidly the world is changing, and how childhood and education have become vastly different in just one generation.  I couldn’t really grasp how quickly the world was shifting until I realized how challenging it is to teach fifth-graders who are constantly distracted by the latest smartphone or tablet.Through public service, I have also witnessed how the world has stagnated. Directing a trip for Alternative Spring Break gave me the opportunity to travel with a student team to New Orleans to tutor children and assist with legal paperwork for residents whose lives were damaged by Hurricane Katrina. For many residents, life is frozen just as it was in 2005.  Children have massive gaps in their educations, and people are still waiting to receive government funding to repair their damaged residences.  As a government concentrator, I study these public infrastructures, and I was taken aback by the tremendous damage caused when these systems fail or are plagued by inefficiencies.I had witnessed injustices in society well before my time at Harvard, but my involvement in service has changed my perspective on the role that I can play in addressing these issues.  For several years, I worked with inequity issues on the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, and Harvard offered the chance to involve my peers in these efforts through starting an Alternative Break trip during J-Term. My peers and I worked in some of the most remote rural areas of the country, performing health screenings on students in Head Start day care centers and delivering firewood to elderly Navajo who could not leave their homes.I oriented my career goals around working to alleviate health and education disparities like the ones I witnessed on the Navajo Nation.  The level of disparity we witnessed between places like Cambridge and the rural parts of the Navajo Nation was equivalent to the disparity between developed and developing countries. The experience was provoking and shocking, but made me and many of my peers reconsider our conception of poverty in the United States.While much of my learning happened outside of lecture halls, I am going to dedicate my next two years to teaching in the classroom, as a member of Teach For America in Boston. I believe that my life has benefited tremendously from my academic experience, but my path has been shaped by my experience with service. When we talk about improving learning, perhaps the most effective solution is to look beyond the classroom to supplement the learning done inside Harvard’s halls.As students, we can’t Google an experience or Wikipedia how we feel when we see something firsthand. What if we tried to spark curiosity by allowing students to take in what they are studying from a source other than a PowerPoint slide? My service experience at Harvard did just that, and although my path has led me back into the classroom, I hope that my students will learn just as much from the world around them as they do from me.If you’re an undergraduate or graduate student and have an essay to share about life at Harvard, please email your ideas to Jim Concannon, the Gazette’s news editor, at [email protected]last_img read more

  • It’s title time!

    first_imgOliver McNally made four free throws in the final seconds and scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half, while Brandyn Curry drained four 3-pointers, finishing with 12 points, as the Harvard men’s basketball team clinched at least a share of its second straight Ivy League title with a 67-63 win at Cornell Saturday evening.Harvard, which concludes its regular season at 26-4 and 12-2 in the Ancient Eight, will await Tuesday evening’s matchup between Penn (11-2 Ivy) and Princeton in Princeton, N.J. A Princeton win could clinch the outright Ivy League title for Harvard, as well as the NCAA tournament’s automatic berth, while a Penn victory would force a one-game playoff between the Quakers and Crimson at a date and location to be determined.Kyle Casey scored 11 (4-7 FG), while Keith Wright had eight points (3-6 FG) and 11 rebounds. The Crimson shot .49 (21-43 FG) for the game, hitting 12-of-26 3-point attempts (.46) including 7-of-13 in the second half. Harvard’s 26 victories establish a program record for a single season, and the Crimson ties last season’s squad with 12 conference victories. Harvard has won two Ivy League crowns in program history (2010-11 and 2011-12).Chris Wroblewski shook off a 6-for-16 shooting night to lead Cornell (12-16, 7-7 Ivy) with 19 points, to go with seven assists. Harvard’s hot-shooting second half was matched in every way by the home-standing Big Red, which connected on 6-of-11 from deep to keep the game close. But it wasn’t enough to stop the Crimson.To read the full story, visit read more