Manual RedEye

Manual students respond to Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s new presidential campaign ad.

Jack Steele Mattingly

January 3, 2012

After Texas Governor Rick Perry released a controversial campaign ad on Dec. 6, many Manual students have responded with mainly negative feedback to each other on Facebook and in person.The video is 30 seconds long and shows G...

Why I lost faith in the president I adored

April 22, 2011

"This is it, this is what our country needs," my mom hollered through the house while watching the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama. Half-heartedly listening, I happened to catch a few recurring words from the speech...

Editorial: Chorus of a million voices

February 11, 2011

History is unfolding before our eyes. 18 days of protesting has left 300 dead, yet it ended with the ousting of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak. Located in downtown Cairo, Tahrir (which means “Liberation”) Square is ...

From Falafel to Freedom: Confusion

Marianna Michael

February 11, 2011

The second country that I loved after America was Egypt. My roots, my culture, my family are still alive in Egypt.  I have lived the last seventeen years of my life learning about two countries: my home and what I call the motherland....

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resigns

Julian E. Wright

February 11, 2011

After a 30 year reign and 18 days of protests from Egyptians, Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resigned from office at approximately 11:00 AM EST (8:00 PM EET). Thousands of protesters in Tahrir Square immediately began ...

From Falafel to Freedom: A Sad New Reality

Marianna Michael

January 31, 2011

On May 3, 2010 my last blog was coincidentally titled Mabruk Mubarak. It explained the correlations between President Hosni Mubarak's reign and the Egyptian economy.  A year ago today no one would have recognized his name. Today,...

Filibuster and Flaws

Marianna Michael

February 26, 2010

What a great word. Filibuster. Most of us don't know what this word means even though it is a great tool to have when in the Senate. Filibuster means obstruction made deliberately by delaying (aka long speeches and such). This gives p...