Past Editions

GUC protest 3
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011
A number of students may have been expelled or temporarily suspended from the German University in Cairo (GUC) over the past two days for demonstrating against its administration and demanding the creation of a viable student union.

According to several GUC students contacted by The Caravan, at least 15 are confirmed to have been initially e

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

AUC administrators at a panel forum addressing safety concerns last week said they were working closely with the Egyptian military to ensure the security of the areas around the New Cairo campus.

In previous days, the military has been inspecting cars along Road 90 which leads to and runs adjacent to the university.

The forum comes amid increased concerns and reports of attempted assaults on members of the community.

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Pressing their votes on palettes at their chair-side after listening to a lengthy debate, audiences of a Doha Debate special, hosted in Egypt, chose not to champion hasty elections over real democracy.

The Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) of the School of Business at AUC hosted the debate at its Tahrir campus, situated at a corner overlooking Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the revolution.

Debaters on both ends of the panel were deeply polarized over how to structure - and even set a deadline for - the transitional period.

Medhat Haroun
Sunday, March 20th, 2011
New Provost Medhat Haroun has been moving fast since early January to bring an end to one of AUC’s most “chronic” problems: bureaucracy.

“There are measures I have already started on to delegate authorities, responsibilities and accountability to the Deans and they can do that within their schools as well.

Sunday, March 20th, 2011
What began as a ramshackle uprising on February 17 in Libya, 34 days after the ousting of former Tunisian president Ben Ali and six days after former Egyptian president Mubarak resigned, has quickly become another Arab country on the brink of revolution.
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