Dr. Gabor Maté Brings His War on the War on Drugs to Reed College


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Gabor Maté is an MD whose practice at Vancouver BC's Portland Hotel Society involves treating patients challenged by life-threatening drug addictions, mental illness, Hepatitis C or HIV. As part of his tour for the release of his book In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, Maté, sponsored by the ACLU of Oregon and the Students for a Sensible Drug Policy, spoke at Reed College on Friday ...   More
 
Monday, February 15, 2010 Leah Dimatteo

Heroin Overdose is Second Reed College Death in Two Weeks (Updated with Reed Comment)


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A Reed College senior was found dead of a heroin overdose this morning in an off-campus apartment. The death is the second at Reed in two weeks after 20-year-old Jessica Ettenger was found dead in her campus dorm March 13. The Multnomah County medical examiner's office told WW this morning that the lab is still awaiting toxicology results to determine the cause of her death. But Reed spokesman ...   More
 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

READ THE EMAIL: Reed College Students to Hold Campus Meeting on Drug Use


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Citing "tragic events of the past few weeks," Reed College President Colin Diver today encouraged his staff to attend a campus meeting Monday evening on drug use at the private school. The April 5 meeting — which Diver's email says is sponsored by the group Students for Sensible Drug Policy — comes after two recent student deaths at the elite college. One of those deaths was a heroin ...   More
 
Friday, April 2, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Read the Email: Feds And Other Law Enforcement Tell Reed College to "Shut Down Illegal Drug Use and Distribution" (UPDATED With New Email To Reed From Law Enforcement)


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Federal agents have put Reed College on notice that illegal drug use will not be tolerated at the elite private school in Southeast Portland. According to an email sent April 23 to all staff and students, Reed President Colin Diver says U.S. Attorney Dwight Holton, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schrunk and other law-enforcement officials met with Diver on Thursday and delivered a clear ...   More
 
Friday, April 23, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Read the Email: Reed Overdose Victim's Parents Address the Campus (Updated)


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Following the March 22 heroin-overdose death of Reed College student Sam Tepper — and recent pressure from local law-enforcement officials to crack down on illicit drug use at the elite school — Tepper's parents this week issued an open letter to the Southeast Portland campus. The Teppers sent a letter, which is addressed to the "Reed College community," to the Multnomah County District ...   More
 
Thursday, April 29, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

A Former Reedie is Back in Court on New Drug Charge


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A former Reed College student who was turned in by the school's administration for trafficking drugs was back in court this morning facing new charges. Prosecutors say Rich Hubbard, a 22-year-old originally from North Carolina, violated his probation when he was caught blowing a red light a block from campus May 10 with ecstasy in his car. Hubbard has a past DUII conviction, and police suspected ...   More
 
Thursday, May 20, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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