Time capsule marks Tozzer renovation

first_imgOne hundred years from now what will people think of Post-it notes, wind-up toys, or the technological marvel of our generation, the smartphone?Future Harvard faculty, students, staff, and administrators will have the opportunity to examine these early 21st-century items. They are contained within a time capsule that was placed in the outside wall of the Tozzer Library at an Oct. 17 ceremony to mark the building’s renovation.Tozzer, one of the world’s largest anthropology research libraries, is undergoing a complete renovation which will unite archaeologists in the Peabody Museum with anthropologists when both relocate to Tozzer upon its completion this spring. The goal is to strengthen the disciplines within the department by bringing them together and to make Tozzer a series of collaborative spaces in addition to a facility for book storage.last_img read more

Stone wins again at Merced

first_imgBy Don Martin IIMERCED, Calif. (July 26) – After grabbing the lead early in the 20-lap Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified main event, Paul Stone pulled away by a wide margin to grab his second win of the sea­son Sunday at Merced Speedway,The win came aboard the Jack Mounce-owned no. 44 car as his own car is being used for special events this season.Bob Williamson was a season-best second ahead of Alex Wilson and Kyle Wilson.Running a smooth race on the bottom groove, Mark Odgers won his first 20-lap Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod feature of the season.last_img

Cricket News Australia’s spin sensation Bruce Yardley passed away

first_img“Bruce was a significant figure in Australian cricket, contributing in many ways on and off the field,” Cricket Australia noted. “As a player, it took him more than ten years of persistence playing First-Class and Premier cricket to find the art of off-spin, earning him a Test debut at the age of 30.”Bruce’s bowling dominates his career highlights with 126 Test wickets, holding the mantle as Australia’s most successful Test off-spinner before being surpassed by Nathan Lyon. He was also an excellent fielder and handy batter, holding the record for the quickest Test fifty for 38 years.”Off the field, Bruce had an infectious personality and was regarded as one of the best spin-bowing coaches in the world, coaching Sri Lanka and mentoring the greatest Test wicket-taker of all time, Muttiah Muralitharan.” highlights Bruce Yardley passed away at the age of 71.In his career, he once received International Cricketer of the year.Yardley, in his early days, used to bowl medium pace. New Delhi: The former Australia spin bowler, who was battling with cancer passed away at the age of 71 in Western Australia. Yardley, who was born in Midland, started his career as a medium pacer and occasionally bowled off-spin. However, it was at the age of around 27 when Bruce Yardley switched completely to off-spin. He snared the lone wicket of the opener, John Loxton, in that game.Yardley had to wait nearly four more years for his next first-class game against Victoria. Initially, he found success hard to come by, evidenced by the fact that he had scored only 246 runs and picked up six scalps in his first 14 first-class games. Eventually, during the 1976-77 season, Yardley took his game to an elevated level, ending up with 19 wickets at a shade under 26. The highlight of his breakthrough season was the six-for he took against New South Wales at the SCG. He also cracked a vital hand of 97 in WA’s second essay. Post-retirement, he became a commentator and coached Sri Lanka from 1996 to 1998, and was a staunch supporter of Muttiah Muralitharan’s action. For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more