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Wednesday | The Pordland Mercury

Going Distinct

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, I N THREE YEARS and as many shows, Portland Experimental Theatre Ensemble has certainly done some weird stuff with the classics.


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Theater

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Oregon, Portland State University, Whitman College, Opinion

Bellingham Herald

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)


Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Oregon, Yale University, John Kitzhaber, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Times

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.


Related Topix: University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, Life, Food, Local Food, Lewis & Clark College

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Summer Nights

Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop Cerf Amphitheater at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, readings Sun July 13-Sat July 19, 8 pm, $5, 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.


Related Topix: Woodstock (Portland, OR), Portland, OR

Tue Jul 08, 2014

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.


Related Topix: Oregon, University of Oregon, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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.


Related Topix: Missoula, MT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Oregonian

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.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Sellwood (Portland, OR)

The Oregonian

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.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Gallaudet University, Grinnell College, University of Oregon, Willamette University