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Meet the Only Male in the Education Department

By Carla Hazarian LAU Tribune staff Currently finishing his last semester at LAU, Fouad Bocti is an education major with a minor in philosophy and English. What makes his student life a little different from that of his peers is that he is the only male in his department. “Yeah, I don’t think this is … Continue reading

A Woman’s Necessity for Education

By English course students Special to the LAU Tribune Paradise Lost is an op-ed piece T. Hekker wrote for the New York Times in the 70s on the satisfaction of being a full-time housewife in the new age of liberated woman. She also lectured on the rewards of homemaking and the duties of a housewife. … Continue reading

The Unfair GPA System Compromises Academic Standards

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune staff Knowing the hawkish, corrupt minds anticipating the instigation of any argument to counter it aggressively –and yet through prose and poetry– few would want to slog their way through the criticism swamp. The majority’s unwillingness to address the imperfections of the academic system changes nothing of the fact that … 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

From ‘Punch Card Readers’ to Smart Rooms

By Eleena Korban, LAU Tribune staff. Back in 1978, LAU students had to take punch card readers to the American University of Beirut in the evening to use a computer. Since then, our cam- pus has come a long way. “Today, LAU is a leader in the use of IT in Lebanon,” Roy Majdalani, vice president of … Continue reading

Financial Aid Offices or Cafés?

By Zeina Shehayeb LAU Tribune contributor A young woman, sitting lazi­ly in the middle of the gray­ish office, looked at her friend across the room. Notebook in one hand and pen in anoth­er, the young man was busy reviewing for an upcoming exam. “So do you think Bin Laden is dead?” She asked him. At … Continue reading

Engineering Schools Do Not Stress on Seismic Building

By Diana Bachoura LAU Tribune staff “Earthquakes don’t kill people,” John Mutter, a seismologist and disaster expert at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, says. “Bad buildings kill them.” Haiti had some of the worst buildings in the world. Safety codes are acknowledged there but, in a country ranked as the 10th most corrupt in the world, … Continue reading

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