Tag Archives: Tunisia

A new summer itinerary

The university has spoken: The former Dialogue of Civilizations trip to Egypt will now be an excursion to Jordan and Turkey. My first thoughts upon hearing the update were filled with disappointment since I spent an entire semester focusing my … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Remembering those who struggle

Today we celebrate the Irish presence in the United States. I think it’s important, especially this year after the plethora of international news since January, to appreciate a group of people who persevered in trying times. Similar to the Irish, … Continue reading

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Learning more about Egypt’s street revolution

This afternoon, Northeastern University’s International Affairs Program and Middle East Center held a forum about the “Egyptian Revolution” and Arab protests throughout the Muslim world. “There’s corruption all over the world. Generations all over the world can no longer stand … Continue reading

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