Friday Reads

More of the pitfalls of (the cost of) modern higher education. College Enrollment Falls as Economy Recovers

From The New York Times, a really interesting exploration of how Suni Tripathi was wrongly identified as the Boston bomber. Should Reddit Be Blamed for the Spreading of a Smear? (Also, if you still haven’t gotten around to reading the Rolling Stone story on the real Boston bomber, I strongly urge you to. It’s an amazing piece of reporting and a really interesting look into why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did what he did. Oh, and the Massachusetts State Police photographer who leaked photos of Tsarnaev/the night of the April manhunt has been stripped of his gun and badge.)

On one newspaper’s struggle to stay alive and how they did it: California newspaper defies industry wisdom to stay alive – and prospers

From 7×7 magazine, this article on the deliciousness and uncertain future of Drakes Bay Oyster Company.

Speaking of oysters…Outside Lands is coming up! Check out the full food line-up to get your belly excited. It’s divided into 2013 Taste of the Bay Area, Chocolands, Food Trucks, Cheese Lands and Outside Lambs. How can you go wrong?

Speaking of food…check out my feature on C.R.E.A.M. (ice cream sandwich spot) in downtown Palo Alto. You’re better off picking up the print version to appreciate the drool-worthy photos paired with the article (or viewing the PDF here), but I know better than that. Read online: Cookies rule (with ice cream, too)

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