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EDIT: On Extinguishing Shame

There is a candidate in the Vicksburg, Miss. mayoral race with a backstory most people would never discuss. On Wednesday, Linda Fondren revealed her history as a “working girl” in a television interview with Fox40. The brothel she worked in 30 years ago was entirely legal, and she even met her husband of 28 years […]

EDIT: The LAPD settlement

In the midst of a nine-day manhunt for ex-police officer Christopher Dorner in Los Angeles, LA Police Department officers fired more than 100 shots at Emma Hernandez, 71, and her daughter, Margie Carranza, 47, while the two were delivering newspapers at 5 a.m. Feb. 7, according to a Feb. 9 story in The LA Times. Both […]

EDIT: On death

The city of Boston did not wait with bated breath for the arrest of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev following his shootout with Boston police and the subsequent death of his brother, Tamerlan. Boston held its breath entirely, having forgotten how to breathe as residents in Watertown and beyond contemplated the reality of a terrorist in their midst. […]

The Daily Free Press Endorses The BU Ignition for Student Government

When gender-neutral housing was put on the backburner and the Allocations Board revealed a new financial policy, Boston University students were forced to deal with sweeping changes without previous discussion with administrators. All three slates for student government — Can’t B Without U, Becoming United and The BU Ignition — have pushed for a seat […]

EDIT: Shut down or hiding?

During the grueling manhunt for the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect Friday, Police officials ordered all Boston-area residents to stay indoors while police scoured Watertown and surrounding areas. Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick reiterated the ordinance just after noon Friday as well, urging people to stay indoors. Shutting down the city did keep the civilians safe […]