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The Vermont Cynic

Faculty Union Deserves More

October 13
Filed under Archives, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor: Right now, I'm a few months away from having a degree. In January, I will tear out of Vermont to become one of those privileged academics who hold a Bachelors Degree. But more than that, I will have an education. My piece of paper will get me just inside the interviewers office. T...

Where are the student protests?

October 7
Filed under Archives, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Cynic,Where are the protests and outrage among students these days? Have you noticed that we are about to go to war? Have you realized that if we indeed do declare war on Iraq, who the soldiers will be?This march towards war is madness and there can be no more important task that to let our leade...

Is hate a UVM value?

October 3
Filed under Archives, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

To the Editor: I am truly saddened, and even somewhat afraid of Russell Henderson's recent 'attacks' on the GLBTQA community. As a member of said community, I feel it is my duty to respond. What starts out as words on paper or a feeling of resentment towards particular people because of the wa...

Stop Bush’s War on the World!

September 27
Filed under Archives, Opinion

The White House has recently released a document entitled "The National Security Strategy of the United States." It makes plain what has been de facto policy for American capitalism since the end of World War II,that the United States government relies on the armed forces to defend America's interests...

Middle East Tension

April 11
Filed under Archives, Opinion

Opinions Editor,Recently I've noticed a growing interest in the conflict boiling in the Middle East. Some of our more "progressive" students have laid the blame at Israel's feet, however they must realize that the Palestinian's campaign of suicide bombings might one day engulf American life. I spent ...

An open letter to President Colodny

March 27
Filed under Archives, Opinion

March 26, 2002 Dear President Colodny, I must say that the appearance of your e-mail in my inbox yesterday was something that I met with mixed feelings. While I applaud your efforts to show an interest in the athletic community here at UVM, as an athlete I felt very saddened and disappointed to re...

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