Trump executive order called ‘disturbing’ by Duke University leaders, who say they won’t release student data without subpoena | News & Observer

Duke University President Richard Brodhead and Duke Provost Sally Kornbluth seek to reassure students and faculty, calling president’s executive order ‘confusing’ and ‘disturbing.’

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Junot Díaz on Fukuoka, Japan’s Next Great Food City – Condé Nast Traveler

Author Junot Díaz, a ramen junkie, explains why Fukuoka is Japan’s next great food city—and it isn’t just about the noodles.

Díaz is also won a Pulitzer for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which I am reading now.  It’s a great, high-energy book sprinkled with Spanish and Dominican History.  He also shouts out Shimokitazawa, the neighborhood in Tokyo he mentions in this piece.  I was intrigued, and when I tried to find more, I came across this article.

Source: Junot Díaz on Fukuoka, Japan’s Next Great Food City – Condé Nast Traveler