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Autistic Children Find Love at LES

By Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff As I sat in the classroom interviewing the shadow teacher, we heard Karim crying out loud as if he’s having a nervous breakdown. She rushed to him, held him, and successed in calming him down. Karim, 10, Peter and Tarek, 9, and Naji, 6, are four autistic students enrolled … 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

Who Is Your Everlasting Friend?

By Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff Sumayah and I became practically sisters eight years ago, in seventh grade. We graduated from high school together, and we got into LAU together. We were, and still are, inseparable. People who know us refer to us as “a pea split into two.” At school, we got into trouble … Continue reading

Rola Hamadeh Living Her Dream

By Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff I sat in the backstage of the Gulbenkian theatre in the Fine Arts building with the cast members of this fall’s major production. They were waiting for her to arrive. Around 30 minutes later, the backstage door opened and  a tall woman with a slim figure entered, a wide … Continue reading

Appreciate The Tribune’s Efforts

By Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff I am one of the journalism students who produce and distribute our university’s newspaper, the LAU Tribune.  Some students whom I encountered while distributing the paper acted in a very disrespectful manner, which is why I am writing this piece. When one usually offers you something, whether free or … Continue reading

Brian Prescott-Decie: The Right of Nationality

Caroline Feghaly LAU Tribune staff He opened the door of his office and let me in with a wide smile. On his desk were piles of folders, occupying every inch of the table. From afar, he seems like a strict instructor, with a steady walk and penetrating blue eyes. But when you sit in his … Continue reading

Don’t Pretend You Don’t See the Stain

By Caroline Hodroj LAU Tribune staff “You know what I really think? I think you’re an egotistical phone call addict, cigarette smoking under estimator, who’s an over-indulgent skinny stick of woman, who chews gum too loudly and has bad ideas, bad breath, bad teeth, bad grades, bad boyfriends, bad hair and truly and utterly bad … Continue reading

Melanoma Rising, Lebanon Declining

By Caroline Hodroj LAU Tribune staff Rima, a 42-year-old mother of three, comfortably lounges on a tanning bed while she sips chilled carrot juice and adjusts her sunglasses. No one could mistake that smile on her mouth as she inhales deeply and exhales with a contented sigh. In her mind, she is doing her body … Continue reading

Flushed Out: The Life of a Dorm Girl

By Caroline Hodroj LAU Tribune staff A 20 year-old-female student dressed in a pink pajama hides a tissue roll under her armpit as she tiptoes through the Orme-Gray residence hallway to answer nature’s call.  As she opens the bathroom door she stands in utter shock and disgust at the foul smell that creeps into her … Continue reading

Battered Women Have Voice

  Caroline Hodroj LAU Tribune staff Women in Threatened Societies, a festival organized to coincide with Women’s Day, gave confined women a voice at the Babel Theater between February 24 and March 3. During the week-long festival, the theater hosted, in cooperation with the Norwegian embassy, a series of workshops, plays, seminars, film screenings, poetry … Continue reading

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