The Reed College Quest - Loralee Bandy

Loralee Bandy

APR. 13, 2018 9 min read

Behind the curtains of HumPlay MMXVIII stand five Reedies, carefully selected for their memes and dedication, diligently twisting knobs and yelling at you to go back to drunkenly watching the show. This year’s incredible group of direktors is comprised of Sienna Holmes, Dex Marcus, Claire Patzman, Paulina Poleyumptewa, and Eileen Vert. Here’s what they want you to know about HumPlay! Q: What was your favorite thing about HumPlay last year?

APR. 1, 2018 3 min read

Reed’s Expedition Kayaks the Pacific Almost two months in, and the expedition is going swimmingly. The Quest has recently received an exclusive transmission from Reed’s expedition team, which is comprised of five students, including Reed’s beloved Ben Reed, Ted Hume, and Doyle Clark. (Sadly, none of the Religion Department faculty will be joining this mission, as they worry that the group might travel through Mexico City.) This team, nicknamed “the Odyssey,” left Reed on Saturday, February 10, traveling across the world in one longitudinal journey to test whether or not Thomson & Craighead’s temporary sign installation in front of the library is truly 24,859 miles away from itself.

SEP. 8, 2017 7 min read

After leaving her grandmother’s house in Moscow on false pretenses, Reed student Sofya Shipova went to join the mass protests accompanying Russia Day and, within an hour of the start of the protest, found herself detained in the same police vehicle as opposition politician Ilya Yashin. Russia Day, which occurs on June 12 each year, is celebrated with large festivities, including fireworks and fairs with people dressed in historical costumes. However, not all citizens view Russia Day as a holiday.