*According to the Brown Daily Herald, Brown University prefreshmen say: Summer reading is fun! (They have to read How Proust Can Change Your Life by Alain de Botton.)
*A multiuniversity report says college language programs are not very good, the Michigan Daily writes. The problems: Too many nonprofessors teaching lower-level courses and too much literature taught in the upper level.
*Meat science students at Texas Tech brought home the cheddar after their carnivorous supremacy at a national meat quiz show competition, the Daily Toreador reports. —Alison Go