Massachusetts Daily Collegian

A Movement within a movement: America’s role in the Arab Spring Revolutions

By Timothy Haggerty

April 23, 2012

Filed under Opinion

The fledgling democracies of the Arab Spring movement fought through autocratic governments and violent oppression to gain freer political processes, yet they are still not free from meddling organizations, funded by Unit...

Erlick offers experience with Arab Spring coverage last Thurs.

By Tom Relihan

April 17, 2012

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

Renowned freelance journalist Reese Erlich offered his experience covering recent and ongoing Arab Spring revolts and discussed the ethics of U.S. intervention at a panel discussion in the Cape Cod Lounge at the University of Massachusetts last Thur...

Jordan: A Revolution Averted

By Daniel Stratford

April 9, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion, Point-Counterpoint

“The very idea of the fabrication of a new government is enough to fill us with disgust and horror. We wished at the period of the Revolution, and now do wish, to derive all we possess as an inheritance from our forefathers.” With these im...

Special Issue: Arab Spring

April 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Dan Nott/Collegian Dialogue between Putin and Syria Here's a look at Dan Nott's latest editorial cartoon. Yemen’s uncertain future Before the Arab Spring, Yemen was scarcely on the news. Numbers of the Syria Revolution Zero...

Yemen’s uncertain future

By Max Calloway

April 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Also see: Egypt |Iran |Tunisia | Yemen | Jordan|Syria Before the Arab Spring, the only time Yemen made the news was if a westerner had been kidnapped, someone in the country decided to attack a piece of United States property or the U.S. was caught ordering...

Cairo: After the Dust

By NateChristensen

April 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Also see: Egypt |Iran |Tunisia | Yemen | Jordan|Syria For most of this past year, with the help of a Department of Education scholarship, I have been studying Arabic at the American University in Cairo – a school considered to be Egypt’s most elite univ...

Snowfall in Jordan

By Jillian Schwedler

April 4, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Also see: Egypt |Iran |Tunisia | Yemen | Jordan|Syria In 2011, the Middle East saw a remarkable spread of street-level protest activities, toppling several regimes and making virtually every other regime in the region nervous.  But while considerable atten...