From the Editor
Youth is wasted on the young,” my grandmother used to sigh, paraphrasing George Bernard Shaw. Read more.
Read letters from:
Tom Forstenzer ’65, Gray Pedersen ’68, Herb Dreyer ’74, Stephen Lindsay ’81, Tara Meixsell ’83, Roberta Alice Siegel ’76, Marvin H. Lehr ’54, Douglas Fenner ’71, Ruth Cederstrom Wolfer ’50, Christopher Ray ’57, Warner A. Eliot ’46, Julie Dugger ’91
Teetering on the Edge
A Bright Room Called Day
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
All the News
In Economic Crisis, Stern Scholarship Lends Helping Hand
Recession Squeezes College Budget
Osher Foundation GIVES $1 million for Reentry
Reedies nab Honors at OHSU Foundation
Celebrating 100 Years of Reed
The Alumni Association: What’s In It for You,
by Rachel Adrienne Hall Luft ’95
Breaking Depression’s Icy Grip: Kenneth Koe ’45
An Electrifying Puzzle: Economist Lester Lave ’60
Fall of the House: Tamara Carroll ’03
Reedie Wins Grant For Regenerative Medicine: Paul Knoepfler ’89
Class notes are available on the alumni pages. You can also update your address, submit a class note, make a contribution to
the college, and add your email address to the new on-line email directory from our website. This is a protected web site, and you will be asked to enter your last name and Reed ID. Your ID
number can be found on your alumni association membership card or on your address label from a Reed mailing.
Read about books by Reedies. You can purchase these and other books through Reed’s bookstore.
The Half-Time Crucifiction: innocent prank or divine retribution? Read more.
Back cover: Freshman Emily Lai ’12 flings a handful of snow at an innocent photographer outside Old Dorm Block during last winter’s big freeze. Image by Molly Gingras ’09