Connecticut Student Paper Apologizes for Pro-Rape Article. Sort Of.

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The editor of the Recorder, Central Connecticut State University's student newspaper, has apologized for running a front-page story detailing rape's "glorious advantages" last week, nearby University of Connecticut's Daily Campus reports.

The article was supposed to be "a satirical jab at the sensationalistic nature of the modern news media," the Courant reports. But it turned out to be a "lapse of judgment," the editor in chief admitted last week–just before he called the rally protesters held "laughable." "They're uneducated about freedom of speech and unorganized," he told the Daily Campus, citing vandalism and stolen property. "They're not channeling their anger in an appropriate manner. We've had to call the police several times today."