Reed Magazine

Ominous Cracks in the US News Ranking System Letters from the Editor

Ominous Cracks in the US News Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.


Truth and Justice in Tulsa Books, Film, Music

Truth and Justice in Tulsa

New book unearths the sinister history of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921.


Meet the Microbes with an Appetite for Plastic Sciences

Meet the Microbes with an Appetite for Plastic

Reed biologists grow strains of bacteria that feed on plastic pollution.

Arts & Humanities

July 09, 2021

The Ominous Cracks in the US News College Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic and the culture of privilege embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.


June 23, 2021

The Social Dynamics of Biology

Theatre/biology major wins Class of ’21 Award for production focused on diversity and inclusion in science.


June 23, 2021

Where There’s Smoke

Environmental studies major wins Class of ’21 award for innovative way to measure pollutants in wildfire smoke.


June 30, 2021

Pirouetting Through the Pandemic

How Reed’s dance professors found creative ways to teach despite the challenges of social distancing.

April 27, 2021

From Antiquity to Zoom

Reed’s Latin Forum brings Portland’s young scholars together.

Sciences

July 20, 2021

Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.


July 12, 2021

The Long Arc

Prof. Mary James has been working to reshape Reed’s trajectory on race for three decades.


July 09, 2021

The Ominous Cracks in the US News College Ranking System

Malcolm Gladwell exposes the circular logic and the culture of privilege embedded in the ranking giant’s algorithm.


June 23, 2021

The Social Dynamics of Biology

Theatre/biology major wins Class of ’21 Award for production focused on diversity and inclusion in science.

June 23, 2021

Where There’s Smoke

Environmental studies major wins Class of ’21 award for innovative way to measure pollutants in wildfire smoke.

Reed Community

July 20, 2021

Fighting Structural Racism in Science

Moore Foundation supports Reed initiative to boost diversity in STEM.


July 12, 2021

Milestones in Black History at Reed

We uncover some of the people and events that have too often been marginalized or glossed over.


July 12, 2021

In Our Own Words

Reed Magazine surveyed Black alumni across the years about their experience at the college.


July 12, 2021

“What have we been through?”

Alumni of color look back on life at a predominantly white institution through the lens of the ongoing civil rights movement

July 12, 2021

Learning From the Past

Protestors in 2016 looked to the experience of an earlier generation—and adapted their tactics to suit new circumstances.