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Reed Magazine cover Spring 07

On the cover
Sunday tea at Anna Mann, photo by Orin Bassoff ’04.

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Mitchell Hartman

Class Notes &
copy editor

Laurie Lindquist

Assistant Editor
Josey Duncan '06

Production Manager
Amy H. Taylor

Alumni News Editor
Robin Tovey '97

Development news editor
Matt Kelly

Graphic Designer
Chris Michel

Associate Graphic Designer
Laura Pritchard

Web Designer
Tony Moreno



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This New House

The college is breaking ground on five new house-sized residence halls modeled on the historic women’s dormitory, Anna Mann. The $27 million project—which includes a new bridge across the Reed canyon—is the college’s most ambitious building effort for student housing yet.

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Remembrance of Dorm Life Past

“During Canyon Day I was kidnapped by people in my dorm and blindfolded and driven to a distant town” . . . and other real-life stories ripped from the Reed Oral History Project.

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BBQ Scholar

With seven major cookbooks and his own PBS show, Steven Raichlen ’75 leaves no meat ungrilled in his quest to catalog the world’s barbecue traditions. Recipes included.

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A Moveable Feast

One night in March, 50 Reed students gathered in the biology building to taste forbidden fruit. They sat down to eat, then paid their bills, at an “underground restaurant” orchestrated by maverick restaurateur Michael Hebberoy ’99

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Memo to Self

Eleven alumni writers and artists answer the question: What would I say to the person
I was at Reed?



From the Editor

I didnít go to Reed, though perhaps I should have, and would have, had the Fates been in a different mood. As it was, I went to Swarthmore and came to Reed as a fully formed adult (complete with children, profession, and mortgage). Nevertheless, every year at Reunions, when I meet Reedies of the Class of 1984 (or 5 or 6) who stewed in the same sort of intellectual crucible as I did... Read more.


Read letters from:
Bennett H. Goldstein ’72
Frank Poliat ’70
Jim Beller ’70
Loie Drew ’72
Judith Gedney Baggs ’64 and Ray Baggs ’64
John G. Fletcher
Beth Trittipo ’96
C. Norman Winningstad
Ames B. Hendrickson ’48

Class Notes

Class notes are available on the alumni pages. You can also update your address, submit a class note, make a contribution to the college, and add your email address to the new on-line email directory from our web site. This is a protected web site, and you will be asked to enter your last name and Reed ID. Your ID number can be found on your alumni association membership card or on your address label from a Reed mailing.


Read about books by Reedies. You can purchase these and other books through Reed's bookstore.

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Soft Drinks, Hard Choices
By Christine Lewis ’07

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The Central Dance Committee meets in Anna Mann in 1935, Special Collections, Eric V. Hauser Memorial Library.