In the Media

August 9, 2020

It’s a Tough Time for the Left. But I’m More Optimistic Than Ever.

In an op-ed for the New York Times, Thea Riofrancos '06, political scientist and activist, write why the political conditions ripe for change.

New York Times


September 18, 2020

Did coronavirus lay the groundwork for nationwide protests against systemic racism?

In an interview with the Oregonian, Professor of History and Humanities Radhika Natarajan draws parallels between the 1918 flu pandemic, COVID-19, and advances in the social justice movement.

Oregonian


September 14, 2020

Admission Without Tests

Due to COVID-19, Reed has temporarily stopped requiring standardized tests for admission. Inside Higher Ed takes a look at why some schools went test-optional and some, like Reed, went test-blind.

Inside Higher Education


September 9, 2020

It’s Too Late to Expand Mail-In Voting as Trump Steps Up Attacks

Professor Paul Gronke contributes to an article about President Trump's constant unsubstantiated attacks on the safety of mail-in voting. 

Bloomberg


September 4, 2020

Reed College holding outdoor classes in tents named after Earth, Wind & Fire

Professor Michael Breen chats about the benefits and challenges of teaching in tests as part of a KGW story about how Oregon colleges are adapting to COVID-19. 

KGW8