After Thursday’s disappointment, many Egyptians are celebrating now that President Hosni Mubarek has resigned. University of Florida assistant professor of telecommunication, Rasha Kumhawi, who is living in Cairo while on leave from UF, talked with WUFT-FM’s Tom Krynski about life in Egypt the past 18 days.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/TOM-rashaFP.mp3]
About 150 students, Gainesville residents and community leaders gathered around a prayer mat, listened in silence and held carnations in their hands as a University of Florida student sang. The words were meant to comfort in times of mourning.