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EDIT: On police brutality

On Tuesday, the New York Police Department asked its Twitter followers to tweet pictures of them interacting with the city’s policemen with the hashtag #myNYPD. This attempt of promoting a positive image for the department instead backfired into a public-shaming stint by their followers. The #myNYPD Twitter campaign became an outlet for people to erupt […]

INTERROBANG

A Canadian strip club doubled as a church this Easter weekend. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering what contradictory place people at BU would find themselves.    ENG: A couple’s retreat CFA: Something mainstream SMG: The CSC COM: A math tutoring center President Brown: A financial aid office The FreeP: A sleep […]

EDIT: Passive action to change Michigan

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld Proposal 2, a 2006 ballot initiative that bans Michigan’s public universities from using race-conscious policies in its admission processes. In a 6-2 ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, five justices spanned across conflicting views over what role the government should play in ensuring equality among racial and […]

INTERROBANG

A Lincoln, Neb. mother frantically searched for her missing 3-year old son only to find him stuck in an arcade crane machine. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering where people at BU might find themselves stuck. COM: In a statistics class CFA: In an existential crisis CGS: In a paper bag SAR: […]

EDIT: Reassigning for a purpose

If a teenage girl wanted a nose job or a moderately overweight man sought liposuction, chances are their healthcare providers would tell them they’re on their own. However, a new proposal suggests that gender reassignment surgery, which like cosmetic surgery, is often regarded as a personal choice, is medically urgent enough to be covered by […]