Editor's Picks


March 11, 2019

Black Student, White City

In 1947, she was the only African American student at Reed. Then a racist incident at a cocktail bar sparked a citywide boycott.

February 14, 2019

The Dance of Death

Prof. Minh Tran stages his first major performance in eight years.

January 30, 2019

Did They Just Make the World’s Biggest Stick of Chalk?

Reed students create six-foot-tall chalk monster in effort to break world record.

January 9, 2019

Cracking the Quantum Hall Problem

Spiros Michalakis will come to Reed to discuss the puzzle that baffled a generation of physicists.

January 3, 2019

Using Mind Tricks To Remember Ulysses

Comp-lit major will exploit ancient mnemonic device to memorize passages from Joyce’s masterpiece.

October 4, 2018

Listening to Aretha Franklin

The standard narrative of her career overlooks an important dimension of her artistic accomplishment.

October 2, 2018

Reed Biologists Isolate Virus That Preys On Deadly Germs

Newly discovered bacteriophage destroys drug-resistant strains of E. coli.

August 6, 2018

Germ Warfare

Reed biologists use a virus to attack a deadly strain of E. coli.

July 17, 2018

Construction Crew Finds Concrete Rabbit Beneath Eliot Hall

Despite tantalizing clues, lagomorph’s origin and mission remain a mystery.

June 4, 2018

The Dynamic Classroom

Reed’s curriculum is constantly evolving—and it’s not going to stop anytime soon.