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February 22, 2011

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Student Global Village Revealed Egypt's Desire for Democracy Well Before Protests

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Egypt's demands for democratic reforms of its political system were evident years prior to the recent demonstrations in Cairo's Tahrir Square, according to Dr. Roberta Fiske-Rusciano of Rider University's Global Studies. In fact, the desire for a civil society was an underlying theme during countless videoconference discussions between her students and students from the American University of Cairo (AUC), from 2004 to 2009. Read more »

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Christien Laber Finds His True Voice

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Six years ago, Christien Laber travelled a thousand miles from his home in Missouri to study Voice Performance at Westminster Choir College. Now, as Laber prepares to receive his bachelor's degree, however, the senior is making plans to find a graduate program where he can study a microscopic organism found at the bottom of the food chain in the Atlantic Ocean.
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