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Thesis Christ! Andrew Watson

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Income inequality in the United States has been on the rise since the mid-1980s. Until that point, the gap between the rich and the poor had been slowly declining, as it had been theorized it should by Simon Kuznets in the 1950s. According to Kuznet’s theory, income inequality rises rapidly when an economy is developing, […]

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Senate Beat: Gun Policy Discussion Upcoming; Appointments Committee Bylaws Changes Tabled

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Senate discussed and ultimately tabled a proposal to codify operating procedures for Appointments Committee, which appoints students to various campus committees and positions from Student Handbook editor to Student Sustainability Coordinator, in its meeting last Friday, November 1. Student Body President Ari Galper ‘14 closed the meeting with the news that a campus gun or […]

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Thesis Christ! Patrick Sadil

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Disembodied Singing Frogs Central pattern generators are clusters of neurons that allow an organism to sustain rhythmic behavior. Any activity that needs to be turned on, modulated, or just left on without conscious upkeep is controlled by these generators like a heartbeat that, though it speeds up and slows down throughout the day, must be […]

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Strategic Planning Open Forum Schedule

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These forums are an opportunity for community members to provide input and ask questions related to the work of the various groups. An information piece will be available one week prior to each forum, and they will be posted on the strategic planning web pages at http://www.reed.edu/strategicplanning/index.html under “Documentation.”   Working Groups ABCG: Thursday, November […]

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