The Vermont Cynic

Questionable Protest Practices

October 16, 2002

Filed under Archives, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

This letter is a response to the protest of Ari Fleischer inside Mead Chapel on Sunday evening, October 13th.At around 7:15 on Sunday evening, I was happy to have been one of the last people to gain entry into Mead Chapel to hear Ari Fleischer speak. I sat down in the last row, and I was interested in seeing what form the ...

Faculty Union Deserves More

October 13, 2002

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. The rest is up to me. ...

Where are the student protests?

October 7, 2002

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 leaders know that their submi...

Is hate a UVM value?

October 3, 2002

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 way a person is raised ca...

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