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Palestinian Cultural Club Commemorates Nakba Day

The Palestinian Cultural Club organized an event in commemoration of the Nakba Day on May 16 at the upper gate. The Nakba day, May 15 1948, was the day foreign troops began a process of ethnic cleansing of all Palestinians to enter and establish a Jewish state on Palestinian territory. “After 64 years of being … Continue reading

Lebanese Filmmaker Discusses His Film at LAU

Filmmaker Pierre Dawalibi gave a lecture about his latest movie Him Himself at LAU on Friday May 16th. At the lecture that kicked off at 5 pm in Sage Hall G001, Dawalibi screened his film and discussed its artistic message. While some students felt that the latent messages in the film were difficult to understand, … Continue reading

Raise Your Voice Hacks the Ministry of Labor Website on May 1st

To commemorate labor day, a group called “Raise Your Voice” hacked the Ministry of Labor website on Tuesday the 1st of May.  RYV replaced the website page with a picture of a overweight politician unable to stand up representing the government being spoon fed by an emaciated African  representing the people. Apart from the caricature, … Continue reading

International Heritage Day at LAU

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune staff LAU hosted the annual International Heritage Day celebration last Wednesday in front of the Fine Arts building. Flags from Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Lebanon, the United States of America, Greece, Armenia and France colored the campus. Every year, different clubs get together to celebrate their countries’ heritage … Continue reading

Department of Sciences Inaguarate Physics and Biology Lab

By Carla Hazarian LAU Tribune staff Philippe M. Frossard, the  dean of arts and sciences,  and Ahmad Kabbani, the chairperson of the natural sciences department, inaugurated LAU’s new biology and physics lab in Sage Hall last week. Guests accompanied the two scientists during a tour of the new facilities. “I’m going to thank all those … Continue reading

Alumni film festival

By Mohamad Al-Oraybi LAU Tribune staff LAU celebrated the works of 17 communication arts graduates during the Alumni Film Festival earlier this week. Jointly organized by the alumni relations office and the communication arts department, the festival’s aim at combining, screening and ultimately promoting the films of successful LAU graduates during the four-day event. “The … Continue reading

Traboulsi: Bahrain Uprising Is Not a Sectarian Strife

LAU Tribune staff Bahrain’s uprising is a mixed local movement rather than a sectarian strife, columnist and political science scholar Fawwaz Traboulsi said on Friday, March 9 during a lecture on the Beirut campus. Bahrain government officials and major mainstream media in the Arab world have consistently categorized the rebels as pro-Iran Shiites. But Traboulsi, … Continue reading

Damascus with Love

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune Staff The Syrian Cultural Club screened the movie Damascus with Love in LRC 21 on March 15 in an event that hosted students from different backgrounds and majors. The movie follows the story of a young Jewish girl whose father reveals past secrets to. While searching for the truth in magical Damascus, … Continue reading

Dean Announces Student Awards

By Mayya Al-Ogaily LAU Tribune staff Raed Mohsen, Dean of Student at The Lebanese American University, has announced through email the university’s intention to give out three awards that are presented on a yearly basis, to LAU students who meet the requirements. The awards are the Rhoda Orme Award, Torch Award and Riad Nassar Leadership … Continue reading

No Evaluation No Grade

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff As of this spring, online course evaluations will become mandatory. Students will not be able to view their grades without filling out their teacher evaluations at the end of the semester. The news was positively received among many students. “You’ll spend a whole semester getting to know a professor … Continue reading

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