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Bursting the Bubble

Entertainment: • Lindsay Lohan is on trial for stealing a $2,500 necklace. Also this week: an 80-year-old Floridian woman was arrested and sentenced to five years jail time for stealing a ring worth $9,000. Way to get shown up by a senior citizen, Lindsanity. At least grandma knew that you either go big or go […]

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The Sexual Intellectual, AKA The Fucking Know-It-All: Sex Tips for Guys

I’m not out to teach you the ultimate secret to sex like some kung-fu sex master or a Men’s Health magazine will promise to. After speaking to some close and sexually active female friends, though, I have devised some guidelines for men in approaching sex.

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Sexy Senior: Salim Moore

Name: Solomon Salim Moore
Age: 22
Hometown: Pasadena “The Dena” (a.k.a The hardest place on Earth)
Major: Art History!

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Blue Like Jazz Crew Shoots on Campus

The cast and crew of Blue Like Jazz arrived on campus last week to a bittersweet surprise: sun. Saturday was one of Portland’s rare breaks from the winter gloom, a perfect day of blue skies, near-warm weather, and vitamin D. For those of us back from winter break, it was a glorious (if deceptively optimistic) start to the semester. For director Steve Taylor, however, the bright skies came with a dose of irony — on its first day filming at Reed College, the crew of Blue Like Jazz had to make its own rain.

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Granger Responds to Recent Jabs, Increase in AODs

Is CSO-in-Chief Gary Granger out to terminate the Honor Principle? “Why would I be the terminator?” asks Granger, looking quizzically at a satirical leaflet hung up on his wall. The leaflet in question, which states that Gary Granger is “a cyborg assassin sent back in time to terminate the Honor Principle,” has been circulating around […]

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Portland While You Were Gone

While most of you pretty young things spent your winter break at home kickin’ it with your homies/parents/grandparents/dog/sofa, all sorts of interesting things happened in this great state of Oregon. Here are some highlights of what you missed: • A former CIA agent who was serving a 23-½-year sentence after being imprisoned as a Russian […]

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Events & Announcements

Activities Fair! Friday, February 4 1-4pm, SU Come for free food and fun and learn all about the many student organizations that Reed has to offer on Friday, February 4 from 1-4pm in the SU. This is a great way to get involved and figure out where you want to go with your Reed experience. […]

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Senate Beat

Did you notice the absence of chill peeps this Monday at 5? That’s probs because they were all at the Senate Town Hall Meeting – where you should have been, too, duh. If you had been there, you would have been able to chillax with your lovely Beat writers. You would have been with us, […]

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Missing Pieces Completely Enjoyable Production

The Portland Playhouse’s production of Nick Zagone’s The Missing Pieces is a playful, heartfelt tale of a boy’s search for a father figure. The production is not perfect, but director Brian Weaver certainly puts on a damn good show. When the lights come up, it’s 1980. Mt. St. Helens has just erupted and Portland is […]

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The Sexual Intellectual, AKA The Fucking Know-It-All: Sex Tips for Girls Revisited

This past summer I came across a book entitled “Sex Tips for Girls” in the bargain bin of a vintage store called Smut. The cover sported a pair of fishnetted legs in red heels, enough to capture my attention and interest (as it should any het male). Penned by humorist and journalist Cynthia Heimel (whose […]

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