The college dropout goes back to school
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  • The college dropout goes back to school.

Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About Elizabeth Warren’s climate change credentials? Drew Hunt

• That Tom Valeo, who wrote theater reviews for the Reader and other publications before changing his focus to health issues, has died? (Here’s a review he wrote for us in 1991.) Tony Adler

• About dying while working out? Steve Bogira

• That Americans remain religious but are increasingly reluctant to go to church or identify with any particular tradition? Mick Dumke

• About Kanye West receiving a honorary degree from the School of the Art Institute? Sue Kwong

• About Bar Luce, a cafe in Milan designed by Wes Anderson, complete with a Steve Zissou pinball game? Drew Hunt