Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Cairo cable

By NateChristensen

September 5, 2011

Filed under Columns

So I’ve been in Cairo for about a week and being in Egypt at this point in time is somewhat strange. From the time the “revolution” started here on Jan. 25 until former President Hosni Mubarak left office on Feb. 11, I obsessively...

Freedom has come to Egypt

By Brittany McLellan

February 14, 2011

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

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...

The time has come for action in Egypt

By Brittany McLellan

February 4, 2011

Filed under Blogs, News Blogs

The people of Egypt will not cease protests until President Mubarak steps down from power. After nearly thirty years of corruption the time has come for action. President Mubarak’s regime has been riddled with unlawful arrests,...

Cairo to Amherst, protesters take to the streets

By Michelle Williams

February 3, 2011

Filed under Local News

From Cairo to Boston, emotions towards the protesters in Egypt have ranged from fear to joy, anger to support. Over the weekend, hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Boston Common and Harvard Square, peacefully protesting Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and demanding major reforms in...

Egypt in uproar; UMass student reportedly safe

By Tim Jones

February 1, 2011

Filed under Politics

A country steeped in chaos, Egypt has become a nation in upheaval. Protesters have stormed the northeast African Republic’s streets, defied curfew and torched cities in an attempt to overthrow their government. And as c...

Anonymous History

By Max Calloway

January 30, 2011

Filed under Columns

On Thursday, Jan. 27, history was made. In an unprecedented act, Hosni Mubarak’s National Democratic Party stopped the Internet in Egypt. Since then, no single Egyptian website has been accessible from the outside world, an...