Thoughts from The Square: July 10, 2013

July 10th: Caught In a Protest On the night of July 10th my Egyptian project manager tried to rush us into his car following an interview session in Zamelak. He said we weren’t able to go out tonight because the Muslim Brotherhood was protesting on the streets. Eight foreign girls packed in to his car,Continue reading “Thoughts from The Square: July 10, 2013”

Thoughts from The Square: July 3, 2013

The truth about the overthrow of Morsi from Cairo: July 3rd CNN and BBC have been switched off, and Aljazeera is on the verge. Where are the people included in considering the overthrow of president Morsi? The Egyptian people have been the topic of the news media since Thursday and now that their demands haveContinue reading “Thoughts from The Square: July 3, 2013”

Thoughts from The Square: June 30, 2013

June the 30th: Day one of the Protests The Egyptian people who I have come to know and love are taking to the streets while the interns are told to stay inside. We have two Egyptian friends here with us now and the apartment feels secure. The streets are empty except for the occasional personContinue reading “Thoughts from The Square: June 30, 2013”

Thoughts from The Square: June 6, 2013

Egypt Bahebek It was only my second day in Cairo and I was fortunate to see the Great Pyramids of Giza, ride a camel and realize that the Sphinx is much smaller than they show in the movies. Even in these few days since my arrival, I have been reminded why there will always be the occasionalContinue reading “Thoughts from The Square: June 6, 2013”