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An Ivy League Protest Stirs Emotions Among Military Students



by The Associated Press

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Veterans Day protest in which a student dressed in black placed red-painted latex gloves around a display of small American flags at Yale University has stirred some controversy at the Ivy League school, which has been working to improve its image among military students.

Senior Casey Odesser says her act, which she described as more performance art than protest, was meant to spark questions about U.S. imperialism and be a reminder of the death associated with U.S. military conflicts, not to disrespect members of the armed services.

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