Editor's Picks


March 3, 2020

Never Just Words

Prof. Samiya Bashir opens up about poetry, politics, and writer’s block.

March 2, 2020

Going Stoic

Can an ancient philosophy help you cope with your life right now?

January 6, 2020

Battle of the Brain Theories

Reed psych prof will act as referee in high-stakes showdown between two leading models of consciousness.

September 27, 2019

Reed Leads the Pack In STEM PhDs

New report ranks Reed No. 1 in the nation for STEM grads who go on to earn PhDs.

August 30, 2019

Scholar. Writer. Teacher. President.

There was no script for Audrey Bilger’s career. So she wrote her own.

July 8, 2019

Hotter Summers Spell Catastrophe for Fish

Biology thesis predicts that catastrophic fish die-offs will quadruple in Wisconsin lakes by 2100.

May 21, 2019

The Enigma of Consciousness

Neuroscience researchers win grant to investigate the machinery of awareness.

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.