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Upcoming Graduates Left in the Dark

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff Ramzi Khaled, business senior, approached the registrar’s window and asked about graduation, complaining that he is completely in the dark. “I don’t understand how we are at the end of the semester yet graduating students are still confused about how to prepare for the ceremonies,” he said. Every year, … Continue reading

I Love You, Ich Liebe Dich, Ti Amo, Te Amo…

By Omar El-Tani LAU Tribune staff When Latin students heard that the German class is going to travel to Germany, they made a commotion and begged their instructor to organize a similar initiative. Learning a language has its benefits, especially at LAU. As already mentioned, students from both Beirut and Byblos campuses will travel to … Continue reading

The Tribune Behind The Scenes

By Aseel Baidoun LAU Tribune staff At 2:30 p.m. sharp every other Thursday, 19 LAU students climb the stairs of Nicol Hall and quickly disappear behind the doors of room 524 for at least six or seven hours. Students who arrive after 2:31 p.m. get that look with the sentence “you are late” from Yasmine … Continue reading

Dormitory Girls Portrayed As Too “Liberal”

By Aseel Baidoun LAU Tribune staff Like many women living alone, the 65 girls who reside at the LAU dormitories are often cast into one category of stereotype; “too liberal.” “It makes sense, because most girls live in tight constraints with their families and, as soon as they have the chance to live alone, they … Continue reading

Chaos at LAU’s Upper Gate

By Assaad Hawwa LAU Tribune staff Eight Students and the head of LAU security Major Raed Hassouna were injured in the violent clashes that erupted between supporters of various political parties early November. Supporters of March 8 and March 14 forces clashed after Future Movement students celebrated the birthday of late Prime Minister Rafic Hariri … Continue reading

The New Deans Of LAU

By Natalia Elmani LAU Tribune staff The Lebanese American University appointed Philippe M. Frossard as dean of the school of arts and sciences and Said Elfakhani as dean of the business school, for both the Beirut and Byblos campuses. Frossard has 29 years of experience in education and research across numerous countries ranging from the … Continue reading

LAU become a Non-Smoking Campus?

By Eleena Korban LAU Tribune staff “Smoking in all LAU buildings is strictly PROHIBITED,” says the Student Life section of LAU’s website.  A professor walks out of class on the third floor of Nicol and gets a whiff of smoke. On the stairway, Ranim Hadid, journalism major, is calmly smoking her cigarette between classes. “I … Continue reading

Neurons Crackle on Campus

By Mohamad Yahia Hamade LAU Tribune staff Jamie’s heart thundered in her chest and drowned out every noise as she got up from her desk and faced her class. She was scheduled to present a topic about nutrition and she was well-prepared, having practiced for countless minutes. But when the moment arrived and she faced … Continue reading

Crowded Campus

Diaa Aljurdy  LAU Tribune staff             “Look, I don’t have space to put my books,” Mona Knio, an associate professor of drama and the chairperson of LAU’s communication arts department, said with a gentle smile. Knio’s small office is full of books. Some are on shelves and some on the floor in boxes along with papers … Continue reading

To Campus in a Cab

By Sahar Moukaddem LAU Tribune staff “Ya hawa ruh w ello.. Ello keer shtaatello,” the voice coming out of the radio speaker sings. Playing loud romantic Arabic songs, nagging about politics and the rising living costs, or interfering in your personal relationships, taxi drivers in Beirut make your ride an adventure. “They take long roads … Continue reading

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