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Hey, did you read:

• About the state prison director who’s vowing reforms after spending a single night in solitary confinement? Mick Dumke

• Or see this set of Instagram pictures that demonstrate how quickly and drastically everyday life changed in Kiev? Gwynedd Stuart

• That colleges aren’t eager to reveal how exactly they allocate financial aid? Steve Bogira

• About the takedown of Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka El Chapo, drug kingpin to the world? Tal Rosenberg

• That the United Nations wants Americans to eat bugs? Brianna Wellen

• That the tweeter behind @GSElevator has been exposed—and he never actually rode the Goldman Sachs elevator? Aimee Levitt

• That Jimmy Fallon, who is “scared” of Rahm Emanuel, is jumping into ice-cold Lake Michigan for the mayor to appear on The Tonight Show? (Or Emanuel’s tweet that says he has a wet suit ready for Fallon?) Lisa Schulz

• That “EDM monolith” SFX Entertainment has purchased local promotion and booking company React Presents? Leor Galil