Nada Soussa - Staff Reporter

Stories from Nada Soussa - Staff Reporter

Career Mart
Saturday, April 9th, 2011
AUCians were given the opportunity to rub shoul­ders with business professionals and receive top-notch career advice at last week’s annual Career Mart.

Held on AUC grounds since 1999, and at the time the first event of its kind to be organized in the Middle East, it has routinely hosted experts from various fields, including accounting, broadcasting, graphic design, engineering, education, quality con­trol, the performing arts and theater.

Mohamed Safi, Nile FM’s Programming Direc­tor, told students how he had studied medicine, but after a strange turn of events ended up working as a radio presenter.

Saturday, April 9th, 2011
Mohamed ElBaradei, an activist and presiden­tial candidate, compared Egypt’s nascent political reforms to “children crawling to reach democracy [and] God is the only perfection,” when he spoke at the AUC New Cairo campus on April 7.

During the lecture, ElBaradei highlighted Egypt’s current political challenges  and discussed the steps the country should take toward reform.

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Students and the administration continue to debate whether the glass plaque carrying the name of Su­zanne Mubarak should be removed, and the hall dedicated to the former first lady renamed.

The plaque stands by the H.E. Suzanne Mu­barak Conference Hall in the interior of the HUSS building. Some AUC students such as Omar Omar have petitioned for the removal of the plaque, and have called on administration to becom more trans­parent regarding their financial situation and funds.

Senior members of the administration, includ­ing Vice-President for Student Affairs, Ashraf El-Fiqi, and Senior Advisor to the President Mary Iskander, told The Caravan that AUC has never re­ceived any donations or funds directly from former president Hosni Mubarak’s family. Mubarak’s outer circle or government was more likely to have made these donations.

security dogs
Friday, March 11th, 2011

The AUC security office has said that it will not be renewing a contract for canine security units it has used for the past three months.

Following the Alexandria church bombing on De­cember 31, AUC hired a canine unit from Saeed & Raslan Lotus (S&R) Company for the safety and protection of the university and its community.

Man and child
Sunday, February 27th, 2011
Over a million people spilled into Tahrir Square on February 18 to mark the site which had seen bloodshed, resolve and victory one week after the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak.

The millions who thronged the square said they were there to commemorate the January 25 Revolution and honor the sacrifices of over 300 people who were kil