University Senate voted 51-17 to bring ROTC back to Columbia
Columbia University may see the return of the Reserve Officers Training Corps, which was forced off campus after the heated student protests during the 1960s sparked partly by the school's relationship with the Vietnam War. The University Senate voted 51-17 (with an abstention) to approve a resolution which states, "Columbia University welcomes the opportunity to explore mutually beneficial relationships with the Armed Forces of the United States, including participation in the programs of the Reserve Officers Training Corps." Tao Tan, CC '07, Business '11 and the chair of the senate’s Student Affairs Committee, told the Columbia Spectator, " This is a great day for Columbia".
... and so the military-industrial kings of the earth march on... lucrative, isn't it, the Arms of Krupp...
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