The New York Times is collaborating with not us NYU Journalism School on a new news platform, covering the East Village. (Yahoo)

In a bizarre twist to the recruitment video phenomenon, Tufts now offers the option to applicants to submit videos to YouTube as part of their application. (NYT)

A Columbia student on Survivor! (CBS)

The ever-popular History of the City of New York class’s midnight bike ride could be threatened by new biking legislation. (Spec)

PrezBo knows about free speech. (Chronicle)