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Joining the Tribe

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Meet the Class of ’17

The freshman class, 356 strong, includes 51% women, 14% first-generation students, 32% students of color, and 10% citizens of other nations. It also boasts several fencers; exponents of the banjo, sitar, harp, and erhu; a member of the Future Farmers of America; a founder of a Skeptics Club; a Unitarian youth chaplain; a debate champion; a Ukrainian folk dancer; a taxidermy collector; a Junior ROTC cadet platoon sergeant; an advocate for trans-gender youths; and a student who was once attacked by baboons. Welcome to Reed!