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Online Profiles Could Affect Your Job

By Lama Al-Haqhaq Special to the LAU Tribune “I use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and upload pictures,” Farah Komati, a business student at the American University of Beirut, said. Little does she know that the popular site is now being used for much more then connecting with family and friends. Social networking … Continue reading

Coffee Shops vs. Library

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff A mess of books, pens and laptops tops the tables at Starbucks Koreitem. Some students silently read while others work in groups, noisily asking questions and sharing notes. When midterms loom and the time comes for serious studying, LAU students tend to leave the campus. The Riyad Nassar Library, … Continue reading

LAU’s Got Talent

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff Auditions for LAU’s Got Talent took place on the 16th, 17th and 18th of March in Nicol 221, LAU’s piano room. The auditions included a wide range of talents, such as singing and dancing. “There was a priority on the singing,” Zeina Shehayeb, a journalism student and one of … Continue reading

Street of the Week,Hamra by Night: the New Gemmayze

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff On the outskirts of main street Hamra, Neighbors pub welcomes anyone and everyone who happens to pass by. On Saturday night, 8:30 p.m. is typically early for nightlife to begin, yet Neighbors’ happy-hour lures in customers. The red and black stools and couches are filled with people enjoying their … Continue reading

Social Media and Change

Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff “Eleven rubber bullets extracted from our cameraman, including one in his forehead. Poor Bilal put his life on the line to give us great footage,” Lara El Gibaly, a journalist working in Cairo for Al-Jazeera English, wrote on her Facebook status on January 26th 2011. “Thanks, Bilal, and thanks to … Continue reading

International Students in the Unstable Lebanon

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff Badr Qaddah, a Canadian political science student, does not worry about the escalating tensions in Lebanon. “We go through this every year, it’s the same routine,” he explained. “The country hits a high point where there’s a lot of tension, suddenly you hear about shootings on the streets, then … Continue reading

Iraqi Journalists Learn about Lebanese Press and New Media

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff The Institute of Media Training and Research at LAU organized a workshop for thirteen Iraqi journalists this week, as part of an effort to expose Iraq’s media professionals to the potentials of digital media and to Lebanon’s freer press. Thirteen Iraqi journalists, consisting of 11 males and 2 females, … Continue reading

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