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Feb 3, 2011 4:38 PM by Danielle Lerner

More than 100 people pack Cal Poly Egypt forum

More than 100 people packed the Chumash Auditorium Thursday for a public forum titled, "The Future of Egypt: Muslims, Christians and Democracy."

A 4-person panel made up of representative from the university's Religious Studies, Political Science and History Departments talked about what's happening in Egypt right now, what it means for the region and what it could mean for the future.

"What we're witnessing in Egypt is really just the people, who have lived under essentially a dictatorship for the last 30 years, finally reaching a point of frustration, of anger, of being fed up," said Political Science Professor Anika Leithner.

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