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Subgenre of the Week: Nu-disco

We live in an age where our postmodern sensibilities have translated into flourishing musical creativity. This, paired with the death of radio, has led to the creation of nearly every subgenre imaginable. But how do you keep track of them all? Each week, we here at the Quest do our best to help you make […]

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“So you know what sucks more than your thesis?”

Dear Reedie,

Two weeks after I graduated from Reed I drove over 2,000 miles to the Mississippi Delta to teach 6th grade science for Teach for America. Unless you have been trapped in the bubble for the past few years, you have probably heard of TFA.

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Letter from a Queditor

Ah, the first week of spring semester. The sweet memory of Paideia classes I meant to go to and sleeping ‘til noon is still crisp on the pillowy surface of my conscious; my bike’s flat tire is freshly fixed and my closet is full of new sweaters purchased from my favorite San Diego thrift store. […]

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