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EDIT: Self-rehabilitation

In 1999, Cornealious ‘Mike’ Anderson robbed a St. Louis Burger King. He was convicted and condemned to 13 years in a Missouri state prison. He posted bail, filed an appeal and after the appeal failed, then waited in his home for law enforcement to arrest him to enforce his sentence. However, the arrest came a […]

EDIT: What is #BostonStrong?

While some people were at the finish line as the bombs exploded at the 2013 Boston Marathon, others were partying on roof decks in Allston. People’s perspectives on the memory of that day are relative to how close in both proximity and emotion they were to the tragedy. As the city of Boston and the […]

EDIT: Keeping up with the times

As push notifications are becoming a more common way to obtain news than front-page headlines, Boston University’s College of Communication has turned its head toward this trend. Last week, COM unveiled the Center for Mobile Communication Studies, a groundbreaking step in recognizing the current and future changes occurring in mobile news media. The launch of […]

EDIT: Rehabilitation not incarceration

After going on a stabbing rampage at his high school last week in Pennsylvania, officials deemed 16-year-old Alex Hribal’s actions so heinous that prosecutors argue the current juvenile justice system will not allow for a severe enough punishment. Attorney Steve Colafella said that the older the juvenile, the easier it is for prosecutors to argue […]

INTERROBANG

A German couple wanted to name their newborn “Wikileaks” to honor the whistleblowing website. However, authorities refused the application because they said it would “endanger the child’s welfare.” We here at the ol’ Free Press wanted to know what people from each school would want to name their child.    SHA: Paris COM: # CFA: […]