Lauren Mondroski

Archives Assistant and Writer

Location icon United States

I'm a lifelong learner looking to gain experience working in the fields I'm passionate about, urban history and storytelling.

The Grail at Reed College
The Complete History of Renn Fayre Part V: 2008-2018

Parts I-IV of "The Complete History of Renn Fayre" by Brian Click and Alejandro Chavez were published in the Grail in the spring of 2016. The series recounts Renn Fayre's fifty-one year history, from its humble beginnings as an actual Renaissance Faire to the infamous property damage disaster of R

The Grail at Reed College
First Years's First Weeks

The second to last week of August 2018 saw blazing red skies as the setting sun's rays fought through thick clouds of wildfire smoke. First-years starting this year at Reed will likely remember these smoldering hot days for the rest of their lives as Orientation Week 2018.