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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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Reed Games Student-Faculty Ratio

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Screenshot from Reed College website homepage. Source: www.reed.edu.  The homepage of the Reed College website has boasted a new 9:1 student-faculty ratio since January—a number that, were it true, would indicate Reed’s lowest student-faculty ratio in over 40 years. Amid the sizable freshman class (403 new students matriculated last fall, in comparison with the 359 […]

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Senate Debates Keeping Paradox Open Through Summer

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Students and senators debated the merits of funding the Paradox to stay open during the summer, and ideas for putting the Endowment for Student Body Autonomy to use during the Senate meeting on Tuesday. Senate proposed providing up to 1000 dollars in funding to the Paradox so that they are able to stay open during the summer. But disagreement among those present at the meeting put this proposal back on the drawing board for Senate to further consider.

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