Thursday, April 24, 2014
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INTERROBANG

A book entitled “How to Poo on a Date: The Lover’s Guide to Toilet Etiquitte” won the prize for the year’s oddest book title. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering what how-to book people at BU would publish.    SMG: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying CFA: How To Dance […]

EDIT: Don’t deport our teachers

According to a New York Times article from earlier this month, President Obama is about to reach a significant milestone in his six years of presidency in regards to immigration reform. However, this is not a milestone that represents “champagne-worthy” success, but rather, utter failure. In the next few weeks, the government is likely to […]

EDIT: Is it a white v. black thing?

If someone dresses up as a Native American for Halloween, it’s “cute.” If a non-Indian dresses in a sari for prom, it’s “trendy.” If a white person wears blackface, well, that’s just flat-out racist. But if Nick Cannon, a black TV host, dresses in “white face,” it’s considered what people on the Internet are deeming […]

EDIT: Controlling birth control?

A divided Supreme Court argued Tuesday whether the religious beliefs of business owners could exempt them from providing their employees insurance coverage for all types of contraceptives under a requirement in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Simply put, the question at hand was to what extent could a corporation exercise their religious beliefs […]

EDIT: Medical conspiracies

According to a recent study by the University of Chicago, nearly half of Americans mistrust standard medical advice and mainstream pharmaceuticals. And, well, given that pharmaceutical companies are run like a business, why wouldn’t they be? According to the study, 37 percent of respondents believe the Food and Drug Administration suppresses natural cures for cancer […]