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Reed Mag Summer 06

On the cover
Watercolor of Eliot Hall by Rachel Perkins ’00


Mitchell Hartman

Production Manager
Amy H. Taylor

Class Notes
Laurie Lindquist

Alumni News Editor
Robin Tovey '97

Development news editor
Matt Kelly

Graphic Designer
Chris Michel

Associate Graphic Designer
Laura Pritchard

Web Design
Tony Moreno



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The Financial Aid Quandary
A successful $20 million fundraising drive still leaves Reed short of guaranteeing every applicant a place regardless of wealth.

laws of fiction imageThe Laws of Fiction
Alafair Burke ’91 was a deputy D.A. in Portland. Now a law professor, she has published a series of popular mystery novels featuring a tough woman prosecutor who bears a strong resemblance to the author.

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A Case of Personal Politics
William Hohengarten ’84 led the effort to turn Supreme Court precedent on gay rights on its head—starting with what people do in the bedroom.



At Reed

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Inspired by the weekly electronic bulletin board of happenings on campus . . .

Alumni News

chapter imageTailgating for Reed?
A message from the alumni association president

Reunions 2006
A Dash of Revelry, A Pinch of Nostalgia
Reunion Events and Reunion-Year Chatter

Regional Gatherings


Read letters from:
Claire E. Gorfinkel ’66
Lily Chumley ’02
Greta Marchesi ’97
Harris Dusenbery ’36
Mark Worthington ’83
Melinda Hunt ’81
Jacob Avshalomov ’43
Mary Mathisson MacKenzie ’53


ansary imageTelling Stories
By Tamim Ansary ’70


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

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About this Issue

The editors did not plan this issue with an eye toward rehabilitating the reputation of lawyers. By happenstance, we ended up having portraits of two attorneys: Alafair Burke ’91 and William Hohengarten ’84. Read more.

Class notes are now 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.