Dina Meshref, a freshman majoring in business administration, won the Egyptian Fifth Settlements Universities Table Tennis Competition, qualifying her for the National Egyptian Universities Competition next March.
Meshref plays for the Ahli Club, Egyptian National team, and just this year started playing table tennis for AUC.
The dancers in their colorful outfits twirled around with their hands held high to the beat of the rhythm. The cheers from the crowd never ceased to end and only grew louder with each passing performance.
The Egyptian Folklore Performance was held on November 28 at the Bassily Auditorium at the New Cairo campus.
AUC and Egypt representatives, Nermin El Shimi and Karim Khairy, did not come back with empty hands from the African Taekwondo Championship in Madagascar.
Khairy came home with a silver medal for the 74kg category in the African Championship, as well as a gold medal in the African Team Cup. El Shimi, on the other hand, made history by being the first female on her team to take home a gold medal for 46kg in the African Championship.
In every new country you visit, there is always a list of not-to-be-missed things to do. The same can be applied to some universities and AUC is no exception. The Caravan asked students what they feel are experiences every AUCian must undergo before graduating.
A number of AUCians believe that the porn ban decreed by Prosecutor-General Abdel Maguid Mahmoud will lead to future censorship, curbing of media freedoms, and ultimately have negative results on social behavior.
While some students don't agree with the content of porn, there is consensus that the ban is unnecessary.
"I don't agree with the content, but I don't think we should ban anything at a time when the whole world is opening up," said Taymour El Alfi, a graduate in Television and Digital Journalism.
In light of the upcoming U.S. election, The Caravan sat down with Nabil Fahmy, AUC's founding Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy to talk about his views on current events. Fahmy, Egypt's ambassador to the U.S.
The only AUCian to win Star Academy has just released her new album and premiered at the Modern University of Science and Technology (MUST) Opera House.
Every season, thousands apply from all over the Arab world to the televised singing competition Star Academy, including AUCians. This year, Nesma Mahgoub’s talent outshone everyone else, in Star Academy’s eighth season.
AUC is well known for the cultural diversity it provides on campus; students from all around the world have come to study here. For Egyptian students, this provides for a rich and diverse learning environment. As for foreigners, however, living in Egypt may cause for quite a culture shock.
Many foreign students that come to AUC are adventurous and looking for an experience to tell people back home, yet some of them struggle to create a new comfort zone for themselves.