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Letter: Beyond “Fucking Shit Up”

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At Nü Reed, self-reliance is no longer the defining characteristic of the Reed experience outside the classroom. Nü Reed is certainly a friendlier, more forgiving place than Olde Reed, but there is also a vague feeling that something has been lost, that Reed isn’t quite the college of distinction it once was. Reed has not […]

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Reed Student Advocates Letter

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By Reed Student Advocates If you’ve ever been angry about sexual assault at Reed, you’re not alone. Yes, despite the Reed community’s positive attitude toward upholding the Honor Principle, and for the most part practicing it in earnest, there are still members of our community who victimize others via sexual assault and other forms of […]

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Reed Envisions Face-Blindness

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Imagine not being able to recognize your own mother. For the majority of the population, this simple task is second nature. However, for those like Dr. Holly Hinson, who presented a lecture on face blindness this past Thursday, such associations are not so simple. “I won’t go with her. I just start sobbing,” recounted Hinson, […]

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