This morning I received a funny email from a graduate student here at UW, Nicholas Murphy, which made me laugh out loud (reproduced and linkified here with permission from Nicholas):
Subject: Times Higher Education Supplement rankings: a study in spin
For entertainment purposes, the same news story from different university publications:
Stanford (I particularly enjoy the terse, annoyed tone here, especially given the first comment):
To which I will gleefully add my own spin: the west coast of the US gets no respect, damnit!