Trail Mix

A student at the University of Minnesota is starting a deaf club to help the deaf community overcome "communication challenges," the Minnesota Daily reports.

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*A student at the University of Minnesota is starting a deaf club to help the deaf community overcome "communication challenges," the Minnesota Daily reports. As obvious as that sounds, the club's leader, a native of Ethiopia, is partially referring to the huge discrepancies between African and American sign language. Who would have thought?

*Two is indeed better than one, says the Louisiana State University's Daily Reveille, which determines that students with double majors are more marketable in the real world.

*The University of Texas is canceling its December graduation ceremony for graduate students because of renovations at the event's normal location, the Daily Texan writes.

*The University of Kentucky campus is bracing for a "freak show" when a state tattoo expo comes to town, the Kentucky Kernel writes. Highlights include a piercing artist who breathes fire and pierces himself on stage and a Japanese lion dance show.