The editors of Boston University's Independent Paper, The Daily Free Press, better known as the "Freep," posted an apology on their website last night for publishing a number of bizarre, unfunny articles in their April Fools' issue that made light of the recent sexual assaults on campus. "Our aim was to publish satirical material about Boston University as a whole, and we did not intend to perpetuate harmful stereotypes or inappropriately make light of serious issues," they wrote. "...While we do not support any of the stereotypes that we wrongly spread in the issue, we know that by publishing the material we inadvertently proliferated them. We know that even though the stories were meant to be jokes, simply writing them perpetuated rape culture."
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