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Index of Issues
December 2010
September 2010
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Autumn 2007
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Autumn 2006
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November 2005
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November 2004
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November 2003
August 2003
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November 2002
August 2002
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February 2002
November 2001
August 2001
May 2001
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November 2000
August 2000
May 2000
February 2000
November 1999
August 1999
May 1999
February 1999
November 1998
August 1998
May 1998
February 1998
November 1997
August 1997
May 1997


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Current issue - December 2010

Reed Mag September 2010

Growing the Curriculum

The cross-pollination of Reed’s new environmental studies major.

By Geoff Koch

Finding Balance

How does Reed help students stay healthy and sane on a campus defined by its intensity?

By Chris Lydgate ’90

Reed U

The short unhappy life of the great experiment that never was.

By Jim Kahan ’64

Living Small

You think your life is tough? Try swimming through roofing tar with a flimsy flagellum. David Dusenbery ’64 explores the everyday perils of being a microbe.

By William Abernathy ’88

Life After Dark

Sneaking past the red velvet ropes with nightlife authority Taylor Plimpton ’99.

By Stewart Stone ’06

Contents of recent issues

Reed Mag September 2010

September 2010

Ten from ’10

The Class of 2010 is Reed’s largest ever. Meet ten new members of our indomitable tribe, and hear what they have to say about their studies, their theses, and their experience at Reed.

By Chris Lydgate ’90

The Perils of Praise

Reed psychology professor Jennifer Henderlong Corpus suggests that praising your children effectively is more difficult than you thought.

By Zach Dundas

Points East

Thomas Burns ’98 takes a fresh look at the south Caucasus.

By Anna Mann

Star Struck

A bizarre accident plucked Morgan Spector ’02 from obscurity and deposited him on the Broadway stage.

By Adam Penenberg ’86

Chain Reaction

How inspiring professors and the students who honored them have shaped today's—and tomorrow's—physics department. It all started a century ago, with one man.

By Matt Kelly

Reed Mag June 2010

June 2010

Deconstructing Wikipedia

Larry Sanger ’91 launched a revolution. Why does he want to start over?

By Chris Lydgate


Mutants. Draugrs. Drug lords. Author Nancy Farmer ’63 writes children’s stories that combine fantastic protagonists, bedeviling bullies, and decidedly old-fashioned themes.

By Megan Holden

Sharpening Skills At The DOJO

Students learn from their peers at the Academic Resource Center, named for Dorothy Johansen ’33.

By Romel Hernandez

Confronting Drug Use At Reed

Campus tragedy raises tough questions about Reed's approach to drug and alcohol use.

From Light, Truth

How Reed transforms lives—and how you can help.

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