A Harvard Law School initiative calls for rewriting labor law “to shift power from corporations to workers.”
Written accounts of Native Americans cultivating the land in New England overstate the importance of agriculture in the pre-contact period, according to a new study. Here, an engraving by Theodor De Bry, after a drawing by Jacques Le Moyne, depicts Timucua Indians at Fort Caroline, a French settlement established in what is now Florida, hoeing and sowing seeds, including beans and maize. The image may be the only contemporaneous visual depiction by Europeans showing the importance of agriculture to Native Americans in the New World.
Courtesy of the Lewis Ansbacher Map Collection, permanently housed in the Morris Ansbacher Map Room, Jacksonville (Florida) Public Library.
Before Europeans arrived in New England, local ecology was driven by climate shifts, not by human interventions.
The clouds that make up the Radcliffe Wave (highlighted in red) pass within just 500 light years of our sun (yellow). Wave data has been superimposed on an artist’s rendering of the Milky Way galaxy as it appears in a screen shot taken from WorldWide Telescope.
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Corey Johnson ’19, Harvard's best three-point shooter over the past two years, sank three treys to help the Crimson beat Dartmouth 61-51 in its Ivy League opener. Photograph by Eric Miller/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications
Jeannie Boehm ’20 (shown here against UNH in the first round of the WNIT) scored 11 points and blocked seven shots in the Crimson’s loss to St. John’s in the second round of the tournament. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications
Siyani Chambers '16 ('17) had five assists and just one turnover in the men's basketball team's loss to Yale in the Ivy League tournament semifinals. Photographs courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications
The right stuff: Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, shown shooting in the home opener against Maine, led the Harvard women’s basketball team in minutes played and points scored per game through January, helping to spark 16 consecutive wins—tying the longest such streak in Crimson basketball history and raising hopes for an Ivy League championship.
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Siyani Chambers ’16 (’17) led the Crimson in scoring in both games this past weekend. With six assists and no turnovers on Friday, he led Harvard to a 69-59 win over Penn. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications
Harvard men’s basketball defeats Penn, falls to Princeton.
In Harvard's 77-71 win at Cornell on Friday, Justin Bassey '20 (shown here in earlier action against Dartmouth) scored 16 points, including the go-ahead three with less than a minute remaining. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications