The Vermont Cynic

UVM ROTC program instills community and leadership in students

Sophomore Joey Henrikson stands in the parking lot of the Army ROTC building, Jan. 16. Army ROTC has scholarships available for both college-bound highschool students and currently enrolled college students.

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

January 30, 2020

On any given Wednesday, as students shuffle from class to class, a group of students stand out.  Clad in camouflage fatigues, these students make up UVM’s Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.  While balancing the classes and extra-circulars every other UVM student does, these students are also t...

ROTC shouldn’t serve as scholarship money

ROTC shouldn't serve as scholarship money

Chris Harrell

February 22, 2019

It’s impossible to walk around campus and not notice the partnership between the University and the U.S. Army. They have their own building in the middle of campus, and their posters and logos dot the University. However, these two institutions are much more connected than they should be. For man...

Drone warfare is unprincipled

Drone warfare is unprincipled

Simon Bupp-Chickering

February 2, 2018

At 10:45 a.m. March 17, 2011 in North Waziristan, a northern region of Pakistan, the first of at least two drone missiles struck the target location, instantly killing everyone within it and sending their mutilated corpses flying. Blood and body parts scattered the ground as more hellfire missiles raine...

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