“Stories about college hunger have been largely anecdotal, cemented by ramen and macaroni and cheese jokes. But recent data indicate the problem is more serious and widespread, affecting almost half of the student population at community and public colleges.” NYT: Tuition or Dinner? Nearly Half of College Students Surveyed in a New Report Are Going Hungry.

+ LA Times: The family of a Chinese student admitted to Stanford paid $6.5 million to the man at the heart of the college admissions scandal. (For the sake of this family’s future, let’s hope the student majors in math. I mean, $6.5 million to get one kid into college? These parents must have read a translated version of The Art of the Deal.)