Egyptian Presidential Elections: Morsi vs. Shafik

I think the Scream is an accurate depiction of how I’m feeling right now.

So, official results are out. Actually, they have been for upwards of a day. But I had an exam yesterday, so I decided to engage in some rare moments of studying. AKA cramming 300 pages worth of material in 2 days. Definitely NOT recommended by the way. And then there was the obligatory 12 hours of sleep after any exam. Keep reading this post…

Egyptian Presidential Elections: Voted!

My tanned hand (sun is crazy here) all inked up!

I was in line for a good hour and a half before I could actually vote, but I did!  I had to sign my name in Arabic (disaster), and dip my finger in ink.  The reasoning behind it is so there will be no duplicate votes from one person.  However, isn’t the name signing plus crossing the name out of the roster enough? Keep reading this post…

Studying with Korean Dramas

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Okay, so if it weren’t already clear, I have excellent procrastination skills.  I mean, starting a blog finals week probably hinges a little bit on the crazy side.  And as I look for more and more reasons to postpone studying, I’ll usually resort to one of three things: reading, exercising, or watching korean dramas (k-dramas). Keep reading this post…

Egyptian Presidential Elections: Cram it All In

Elections are tomorrow!  And the next day.  And all of sudden, I feel people going into hysteria about who they’re voting for.  My post from a couple of days ago, I don’t even know if it’s true anymore.  At this point, it’s getting really hard to gauge people’s reactions.  These elections, which will mark a turning point in Egyptian history, seem to be a test for citizens. Keep reading this post…