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Igor “Yes Man” Vamos Pulls Divestment Prank

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Igor Vamos pranked Reed with false divestment announcement

  In his commencement address, Igor  Vamos ’90, claimed Reed College was divesting from heavy oil and coal. KBOO community radio received a press release corroborating the announcement. Mandy Heaton, Reed’s Executive Director of Communications and Public Affairs, released a new press release on Reed’s website, reproduced below, asserting that the announcement was a prank. More on this story […]

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Spring 2014 Senate Election Blurbs

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The election blurbs for Spring 2014 senate elections are below in alphabetical order. Elections assembly will be held from 3-5PM on May 6 in the SU. Elections will be open on SIN from 8AM Thursday, May 8 to 11:59 PM Saturday, May 10. Elaine Andersen ‘16 Hi! I’m Elaine Andersen (sophomore, political science). Please vote […]

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Updated: Student Arrested On Assault Charges Following Doyle Owl Incident

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Disclaimer: Multiple eyewitness reports of the physical contact between the student and CSO that conflict with the original have emerged since this article’s publication. The Quest is working to collect and corroborate eyewitness reports and will update this article when more information is available. A Reed student was arrested today on fourth degree misdemeanor assault charges following […]

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Senate Will Fund Paradox up to $1000, Suggests S.B. Endowment Uses

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Senate voted to reimburse the Paradox up to $1000 in potential losses this summer and reported developments in deciding how to manage interest that the student body endowment generates. Summer Loss Agreement Senate approved a summer loss agreement with the Paradox that would guarantee reimbursement up to $1000 this summer in the case of losses […]

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Location, Location, Location: Mad Men’s Westward Expansion

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By Ashley Brandt Mad Men has historically been a very “New York” show. The title itself is a reference to “Madison Avenue”, and throughout the first six seasons various Mad Men characters grapple with their relationship to the city. At the show’s outset (the premiere episode is set in 1960), a home in the suburbs […]

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