Reed in the News

February 12, 2018

President John Kroger to step down in June

Board Chairman Roger Perlmutter thanks John for his invaluable leadership. 


January 11, 2018

Dr. Demento, comedic song hero and unsung punk rock legend, gets his due on new album

The LA Times chronicles how the release of a new CD compilation, "Dr. Demento Covered in Punk," came into being. The story includes a brief retrospective of the 50-year broadcasting career of Barret "Dr. Demento" Hansen '63 and explains how he was an early supporter of punk rock music.

Los Angeles Times

January 8, 2018

Sold as Boon to Jobs in U.S., Tax Bill May Lead Firms to Open Plants Abroad

Reed Prof. of Econ Kim Clausing explains why the tax bill may lead to more foreign than domestic jobs.

New York Times

December 31, 2017

MAX Heroes are The Oregonian 2017 Newsmakers of the Year

Reed College graduate from the Class of 2016, Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Rick Best, 53, who were fatally slashed when coming to the aid of two young women on the MAX train, along with poet Micah Fletcher who survived the attack, were named the Oregonian’s Newsmakers of the Year.

The Oregonian

December 12, 2017

Count the ways: How the GOP tax plan would reward rich families

Professor of Economics Kim Clausing shines light on the GOP tax plan. Government and outside analyses of the House and Senate tax bills show that the benefits would flow disproportionately to the wealthy. Aides to President Donald Trump argue that lower tax rates for companies and the wealthy would trickle into substantial pay raises for middle-income workers. Clausing disagrees. 

Associated Press