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Seriously, What Is it with Men and Car?!

By Tala Osseiran LAU Tribune staff I’m going out with my love. She turns heads wherever she goes. I devote all my time for her. She’s beautiful and well built. I just love showing her off and it just feels right when we sit together. She understands me like no one can. With a light … Continue reading

Ken and his Barbies

Tala El-Riz LAU Tribune staff Ken arrives and she runs off to alert her friends of his presence. He’s dressed in a perfectly ironed pink chemise, paired with perfectly squared trousers and matching grey moccasins. The elegant Ken walks into LAU and the girls are never the same.  One asks her friend: “Do I look … Continue reading

Awkwardness… and Toilet Paper

Ruba Haj Hassan Special to the LAU Tribune You know that feeling when you wake up on New Year’s Day and your friends send you a link to a drunk video of yourself on YouTube climbing a wardrobe screaming, “I WANT TO GO TO NARNIA”? Well, this is nothing like that. This is about a … Continue reading

Old, New and Revolutionary Poetry

By Eleena Korban LAU Tribune staff “Any piece that lacks rhythm and rhyme is not poetry, today we heard prose,” poet Henry Zogheib explained, as he accused the participants in a poetry competition –including the winners– of ignoring the beautiful images poetry is meant to have. Zogheib, along with fellow poets Bassima Botlouly and Josef … Continue reading

The Truth about Muscles

By Tala El Riz LAU Tribune staff A month ago, the young LAU student looked like Tintin, the famous skinny detective, but today, he’s Johnny Bravo’s twin brother. Sitting on the bench in front of him, a young woman admired his biceps and the enormous, confident laugh on his face. “What’s the reason for this … Continue reading

Put Down your Blackberry for a Minute and Read This

Mohamad Yahia Hamade LAU Tribune staff We take life for granted. We talk about killing time while doing unproductive things for fun, as time slowly catches up on us. Years pass by and we barely notice anymore. It’s a new decade, and not much has changed –except for the rifts between people getting wider. We’ve … 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

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