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A rough summer for foreign relations

By Julian del Prado

September 9, 2014

With major crises persisting throughout the summer in Syria, Ukraine, Libya, Israel and the Gaza strip, it has been a rough few months for the United States. The brutal tactics of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad against opposition...

Egypt’s ordeal

By Suyash Tibrawalla

February 7, 2013

Two years after the overthrow of the dictatorial government of President Hosni Mubarak, the people of Egypt still long for real peace and freedom. The revolution that ousted Mubarak was based on three essential goals: justice, liber...

Cairo: After the Dust

By NateChristensen

April 3, 2012

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...

UM suggests Egypt not safe for studying abroad

By Sarah Fonder

February 16, 2012

A growing interest in Egyptian politics has coincided with a fear that post-revolutionary Egypt may not be safe for travel. According to Director of Education Abroad at the International Programs Office [IPO] Dr. Erika L. Schluntz, the office recommends students do not study ...

Unrest in the Middle East

By McClatchy Newspapers

February 24, 2011


Protests in Puerto Rico not reflective of U.S. democracy

By Staff

February 23, 2011

Severe police brutality, constitutional violations and government sponsored propaganda are rampant and currently destroying civil liberties in Puerto Rico. Though nearly everyone is aware of the recent uprisings in Egypt and th...

Congrats Egypt and Tunisia

By Eli Gottlieb

February 16, 2011

On Dec. 17, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi had his vegetable cart confiscated. He was 26-years-old, only a little older than most of us, and already he had to act as the sole income earner for a family of eight, including putting...

Democracy isn’t everything

By Harrison Searles

February 15, 2011

With the riots and political unrest in Egypt, many Western governments have called for more democratic reform there, and those that have not encouraged such actions have been chastised for refraining from doing so. It is difficult to not sympathize with those who protested against Hosni Mubarak’s reg...

Freedom has come to Egypt

By Brittany McLellan

February 14, 2011

Freedom has finally come to the people of Egypt after about three weeks of protests. February 10 was believed to be the day that Mubarak would acknowledge his defeat and step down from office, instead he announced he would transfer some power to his Vice President Omar Suleiman, but would not resign or...

Letters to the Editor: 2-10-11

By Staff

February 9, 2011

Dear Editor, A recent article has been floating around numerous periodicals, the internet and radio stations, talking about how college students have become too “lazy”. The NPR article “A Lack of Rigor Leaves Colleg...