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What do Egypt’s Generals Want?

CAIRO – “Whatever the majority in the People’s Assembly, they are very welcome, because they won’t have the ability to impose anything that the people don’t want.” Thus declared General Mukhtar al-Mulla, a member of Egypt’s ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF). Al-Mulla’s message was that the Islamists’ victory in Egypt’s recent election [...]

What is it like to be a poet or artist in residence?

Alyson Hallett, recent Poet in Residence in Geography on the Cornwall Campus and current Artist in Residence in the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Pery Burge share their experiences. What’s the longest time it has taken between you having a creative idea and finishing the work inspired by it? Pery: About a month [...]