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Three Sisters Reed College Diver Studio Theater, 3203 SE Woodstock, opens Sat Aug 2, runs Tues-Sun through August 17, 7:30 pm, $20-25, petensemble.org I N THREE YEARS and as many shows, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble has certainly done some weird stuff with the classics.
Tahni Holt, Cherdonna Shinatra and Tere O'Connor Set for Velocity's Fall 2014 Season
Velocity's exciting Fall Season includes two world-premieres -- celebrated Portland choreographer Tahni Holt, and Seattle's drag community premiere provocateuse, Cherdonna Shinatra -- and the arrival of major American choreographer, Tere O'Connor, in Seattle for a nine-day Velocity Open For m.
Getting your money's worth out of college in Oregon isn't a simple equation: Editorial
In this 2012 file photo, Dr. Wim Wiewel, president of Portland State University, explains why the tuition of both community colleges and universities in Oregon doubled over the past ten years, using a graph that shows how cost of instruction has shifted to tuition as state support declines.
Bookmonger: Portland professor connects Cold War with global warming
I wouldn't characterize "Behind the Curve" as a great summer read. But how could I ignore this book by Reed College professor Joshua P. Howe, which takes a hard look at the scientific study of global climate change and how the phenomenon has been variously interpreted, ignored and embraced by policy makers at various levels over the last half ... (more)
Opinion roundup: Reed over Harvard; Vic Atiyeh, 'truth-teller'
The performing arts center at Reed College under construction in 2012. Writing in The New Republic, William Deresiewicz argues that parents would be better off sending their kids to "second tier" colleges like Reed than members of the Ivy League.
Liberal-arts consortium knits together 5 small colleges
This summer, three small Northwest liberal arts colleges are teaching a course together as part of a five-college collaboration that could eventually help the schools deliver education more efficiently and provide stronger class offerings to their students.
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Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop Cerf Amphitheater at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, readings Sun July 13-Sat July 19, 8 pm, $5, tinhouse.com/writers-workshop for schedule UNDER THE RADAR of most Portlanders, local publisher Tin House has quietly been spending its summers building one of the most respected writing workshops around.
Steve Duin: Will the University of Oregon learn, as Reed College did, from its mistakes?
Reed College had its painful moment of truth in 2011. The Ducks at the University of Oregon are still dealing with theirs.
Steve Duin blog: Bystander intervention and the Make Your Move Missoula campaign
While working on the Wednesday print column -- on the college campus sexual assault numbers released last week in connection with a story in The Washington Post -- Rowan Frost at Reed College directed me to an arresting set of images out of Missoula, Montana.
Greek Cuisina octopus free on Craigslist; Westmoreland park reopened: SE and SW Portland news
The purple octopus that hung outside the Greek Cusina restaurant in downtown Portland became a city landmark.
How sexual assault rates compare among Oregon's colleges
A new report shows wide disparities in the rates of reported sexual assaults on U.S. college campuses and ranks Portland's Reed College with the nation's third-highest rate.