Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, master virus hunter and a professor at the Mailman School of Public Health, is featured in the Times for his mad virus skills. (NYT)

Someone put a “9 3/4” train sticker on a sign for the 14th st.-Union Square subway station. The MTA is not expected to provide service to Hogwarts, however. (NYP)

The national executive director of the fraternity Tau Epsilon Phi, which was founded at Columbia in 1910, is being sued for making unreasonable financial demands of the fraternity’s chapters, while providing little service. (NYT)

You can expect to find this pair of cowboy boots in Central Park every night. Is it ghosts? Is it art? Is it a labor union organizer? (CityRoom)

Today is Miley Cyrus’s 18th birthday! (MTV)

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