Reed History


September 12, 2018

Reed and the Rankings Game

The hidden penalties and statistical shenanigans that pervade the college-ranking guidebooks.

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.

May 18, 2018

Act of Creation

Why senior theses at Reed are inherently creative.

March 5, 2018

The Owl and the Technocrat

Did Steve Jobs really steal the Doyle Owl?

March 5, 2018

Staying Hungry

Steve Jobs' historical convocation speech delivered at Reed College in 1991.

February 27, 2018

The Philosopher of Sawdust

With chisel and hand plane, master craftsman Gary Rogowski ’72 joins woodwork and literature.

February 16, 2018

RIP Robert Frasca

Visionary architect created a legacy at Reed.

February 14, 2018

Dinner With Pete

Author remembers a visit Pete Seeger made to Reed in the 1950s.

March 16, 2018

Why I Love This Epic Fail by Steve Jobs

A job application from 1973 illustrates the peril of judging a person by their résumé.