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Electricity: A Problem We All Share

By Carla Hazarian LAU Tribune staff In a grungy residential building in Beirut, a family sits together in candle light, some engage in small talks, and others read a book. Surprisingly, this is neither the middle ages nor a time before Benjamin Franklin. This image that is painted for you is every other building in … Continue reading

Disagreement about the LAU/AUB Agreement

By Zeina Shehayeb LAU Tribune staff   “A change of environment is always healthy and beneficial and the second chance to do things better is an open highway,” a student at the American University of Beirut wrote. His comment came in response to an email AUB sent, asking students about their reaction to the LAU-AUB … Continue reading

Barcelona Strikes Again

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune staff Lionel Messi once again imposed himself as champion and took Barcelona to the Primera Division summit after playing against Racing Santander last week in Camp Nou, Barcelona. Two goals from Messi and one from Xavi earned the Spanish star team a 3-0 victory. With Pep Guardiola’s side in charge … Continue reading

Juventus Can Challenge

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune Staff Read more: What Juventus must add to challenge for the Champions League Juventus president Andrea Agnelli’s announcement that club legend Alessandro Del Piero will not be offered a new contract at the end of the season was shocking.  The timing of the announcement, just when the team spirit is … Continue reading

Journalism Students Go Global

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune staff UPIU, a social networking and mentoring site for journalism students worldwide, hosted a three-day workshop via Skype at LAU’s communication arts department last week. UPIU works on publishing stories through social bookmarking and sharing sites such as Facebook, Google, Yahoo Buzz, Digg, Fark, Delicious and more. Every article written … Continue reading

Brian Prescott-Decie: The Right of Nationality

Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff He opened the door of his office and let me in with a wide smile. On his desk were piles of folders, occupying every inch of the table. From afar, he seems like a strict instructor, with a steady walk and penetrating blue eyes. But when you sit in his … Continue reading

A Standard Too High

By Natalia Elmani LAU Tribune staff Situating myself in the front row, I was ready to take on Standard Arabic I. In my mind, the class was basic, “standard” and, above all, I understood a relatively decent amount of Arabic words that were thrown my way. Even though I was exempted from the required course, … Continue reading

Jump in to the New Era!

By Farah Saati LAU Tribune staff Who, in this age, does not own a Facebook account? Answer: No one! Well, maybe your grandmother doesn’t but she’s exempted from counting. What about your Twitter account? Does it still have the egg as your profile picture? By the way, if it does, it’s bad! Social Media has … Continue reading

Malas Brothers: Revolutionary Artists

By Mayya Al-Ogaily LAU Tribune staff   In the heart of Damascus, behind the walls of a small bedroom that barely fits 10 people, sit two young twin brothers in slim jogging suits. A glaring light illuminates their faces, which shine in contrast with the black wall behind them. In front of them, a small … Continue reading

Traveling to Another Dimension

By Carla Hazarian LAU Tribune staff Since its release on May 17, 2011, Fable 3, a video game by Lionhead studios production, has pleased PC gamers worldwide. Major elements like quests, downloadable content, a hardcore mode, and 3D functionality have been implemented since the game’s first release in 2010 in Xbox version. The game’s new … Continue reading

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