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UH candidate's military past prompts protest by students

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 07, 2014

~~<p>Retired Lt. Gen. Frank Wiercinski's decades-long military career was top of mind for students who protested a forum where he made his first public appearance Tuesday night as one of two finalists vying to be the next president of the University of Hawaii.</p>
<p>Students shouted concerns about what they called an over-militarization of the islands and the potential for UH to become a military research institution under his leadership.</p>
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Retired Lt. Gen. Frank Wiercinski's decades-long military career was top of mind for students who protested a forum where he made his first public appearance Tuesday night as one of two finalists vying to be the next president of the University of Hawaii.

Students shouted concerns about what they called an over-militarization of the islands and the potential for UH to become a military research institution under his leadership. Login for more...



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