Reed in the News

November 25, 2018

How much student loan debt will your Oregon college require?

A new national study finds that Reed grads leave with the least student debt of all four-year colleges in the state. Reed's $27 million-a-year financial aid budget makes this possible.


November 21, 2018

No money. No English. But America welcomed a young foreigner.

New York Times opinion columnist Nicholas Kristof writes about his father Ladis ’55 and his journey from Ukraine to American citizenship.

New York Times

November 15, 2018

Discrediting the recount process takes advantage of voters' lack of understanding

Professor of Political Science Paul Gronke helps NPR listeners understand the rules that govern the Florida recounts. The story makes the case that the lack of knowledge of this process makes the electorate vulnerable to political rhetoric casting doubt on the legitimacy of the results.


November 14, 2018

Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of a universal basic income

The idea of universal basic income, a fixed income that every adult receives from the government, has been garnering interest as a response to wage stagnation and automation. Prof. of Economics Kimberly Clausing joins Berkeley's Hilary Hoynes and Eduardo Porter of the New York Times to share their views on its feasibility and offer alternatives.


November 14, 2018

Lucia Martinez Valdivia on Unifying and Divisive Identities

Prof. of English and Humanities Lucia Martinez Valdivia talks about the history of Hum 110 and ways to think of identity in the Half Hour of Heterodoxy podcast. 

Half Hour of Heterodoxy