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LAU Tribune Summer Break!

We would like to thank all of our devoted readers for giving us such a splendid year! Thank for always supporting us! We will return after the Summer vacation in Fall 2012. We miss you already! Advertisements

My Journey with the Tribune Has Come To An End

After two semesters of hard work, deadlines and fun times it has come to an end. I haven’t really absorbed the fact that it’s over, but I think when it does hit me it won’t be a good feeling. I’ve benefited a great deal from this class and I surely will miss it. The Journalism … Continue reading

A Full Story, Tweet by tweet

Jennifer Egan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, started last Thursday to publish a new story, Black Box, in the form of Tweets on the New Yorker Fiction Twitter account. Egan will publish a single line every minute for an hour from 8-9 p.m. on a daily basis for 10 nights till June 2. The author said … Continue reading

Homosexuality Examinations Conducted on Prisoners

The continuous performance of doing tests to determine homosexuality as demanded by the Lebanese judiciary violates the International standards on prisoners, Human Rights watch deputy director for the Middle East said during a debate on the subject Wednesday. The tests carried out by doctors involve invasive examination on the genital area without the consent of … Continue reading

Mazda & Fiat Join to Produce Sports Car

Japanese Automaker Mazda and Italian Fiat announced, on Wednesday, that they would jointly produce a two-seater sports car as part of a technology and product development alliance. The car will use Mazda’s next generation rear-wheel-drive technology and will be sold at Mazda and Alfa Romeo showrooms.  Fiat will also sell a portion of the cars … Continue reading

The Tokyo Skytree, the World’s Tallest Tower, Opens

The world’s tallest tower in Tokyo opened to public last Tuesday 15. Around 8,000 visitors were expected to take a tour in the tower by using the high-speed elevators up to the observation decks of the 634-meter (2.080-foot) tower. People reportedly waited in line for more than a week to for this panoramic view. Skytree … Continue reading

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The World’s Youngest Conductor at 14

Jose Angel Salazar may be the world’s youngest conductor at the age of 14 only. The teen from Venezuela directs an orchestra of up to 80 musicians, most of whom are much older than Jose. He was recently given the position at the Youth Orchestra of Nueva Esparta part of his countries orchestra system EL … Continue reading

Mississippi Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Killings

The Mississippi police arrested James Willi, a 28-year-old man, who is believed to be responsible for two highway killings this month, said the department of public safety today. Willie was arrested Tuesday morning in Tunica. He is charged with assault, kidnap, and rape. The statement declared that he will be charged with two counts of … Continue reading

Columbia University Janitor Receives Bachelor’s Degree

After years of mopping Columbia University’s floors, Gac Filipaj took a day off to attend the graduation ceremony where he received his bachelor’s degree in classics with honors. Filipaj, a 52-year-old ethnic Albanian has graduated from Columbia University after 12 long years of balancing his studies with his full time-job as a janitor. Since he was … Continue reading

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