Class of 2013, listen to Steve Jobs (our most notorious almost-alumnus) on innovation, evolution, and how “human minds settle into fixed ways of looking at the world”… beware!
(“In 1995, Steve Jobs was on the cusp of middle age — 40 years old — when he sat down for an extensive and revealing one-on-one interview by the Computerworld Information Technology Awards Foundation as part of an oral history project.”)
“An Illustrated Guide to the Post-Apocalypse” is a love poem about junk food, aliens, entropy, and vending machines, filmed in a single unbroken shot. The video is a collaboration between current Reed seniors Annelyse Gelman and Auden Lincoln-Vogel.
Annelyse, winner of Reed’s Mary Barnard Academy of American Poets Prize, submitted this poem to the 2013 Write Bloody contest; she is a finalist and asks that we like it (on YouTube), share it, etc. to show community support, an important part of the selection process.
“Students might choose to sign up for these Renn Fayre activities for a variety of reasons, including a desire to be in a substance-free environment away from campus during the weekend, or interest in celebrating the weekend with a smaller group of friends,” Dayspring says.