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College Student Newspapers Publish 'Jokes' That Are Offensive

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What were they thinking?

Some college newspaper editors have been facing criticism recently after publishing content meant to be satire that pushed the boundaries of good taste.

A Boston University editor resigned for an April Fools' Day edition that mocked date rape. Students at Mizzou renamed their newspaper The Carpeteater and faced an outcry from students and faculty.

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