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Save the Ping Pong Room

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Dear Senate & Punks & Rock & Rollers & Other Freakazoids, What is this nonsense about the Ping Pong Room?? I don’t mean to be brash. But I don’t mean to be timid, either: moving the MLLL to the Ping Pong Room is a BIG MISTAKE, at least with the current lack of tenable on-campus […]

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A New Era of Smoking

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On December 9th, 2013, Mathematics Professor Irena Swanson implored the Community Affairs Committee (CAC)—a legislative body that represents the view of the faculty to the Student Body Senate and reviews all enactments of the Senate—to begin working with the Senate on a new smoking policy. She alluded to grievances of faculty members who could not […]

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Adjudicate and Educate: The Honor Council, Judicial Board and You

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Hello and welcome home! We’re the students that comprise Reed’s Honor Council and Judicial Board, and we just wanted to give you an introduction to who we are and what we do. Both the Honor Council and the Judicial Board are primarily student-based groups that deal with aspects of the Honor Principle and the Honor […]

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Harm Reduction Booklets, Renn Fayre, and Student Responsibility

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In last year’s Renn Fayre water bottles, students received a harm reduction booklet­­essentially a guide on how to have a safe Renn Fayre­­sponsored by the Community Wellness department with the support of other groups on campus, such as Honor Council, Reed Student Advocates, the Sexual Assault Peer Educators, and more. Separately, a pamphlet by the […]

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Summer’s Lea$e: Signators’ Training, Funding Poll, and Top 40

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Have you ever sat and looked at some perplexing student-built structure, or listened to a band in Winch, hung out in the MLLL, or eaten free BBQ on the Quad, and/or gone to Renn Fayre? If the answer is yes, you have witnessed what preposterously cool shit can take place when students get motivated and […]

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