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Khader Samer: Unlucky Winner

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune staff Always dressed casually, usually in jeans and shirt, Khader Samer is calm and serious. The civil engineer student who won the Tribune draw, explains that he “did not even know that there was a prize or a draw” when he liked the Tribune’s page. During our event few weeks … Continue reading

Journalism Students Go Global

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune staff UPIU, a social networking and mentoring site for journalism students worldwide, hosted a three-day workshop via Skype at LAU’s communication arts department last week. UPIU works on publishing stories through social bookmarking and sharing sites such as Facebook, Google, Yahoo Buzz, Digg, Fark, Delicious and more. Every article written … Continue reading

Essentials for the new generation

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune contributor According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. It refers to a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust. LAU and the Levant Institute hosted an event at Irwin Hall last week to introduce helpful books with useful … Continue reading

How to Become a Wife

Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune contributor Conservative Beiruti families portray men outside the marriage framework as sexually-driven predators, Khaled Nasser, an LAU lecturer in interpersonal communication, found in a study he conducted on religious Sunni families in the Lebanese capital. “Through the arranged marriage process, these same men become eligible guardians,” Nasser said, speaking at a … Continue reading

Giving in the Spirit of the Holiday

By Lyn Abu Seraj LAU Tribune contributor The Social Work Club coordinated a campaign with Live2Share to help the less fortunate and create “miles of smiles” last December. Collecting food, clothing and money, the campaign targeted people as they entered or left the university’s gates. “We are aiming on putting a smile on those less … Continue reading

The New Dean of Students under Spotlights

By Lyn Abu Seraj LAU Tribune contributor Raed Mohsen, the new dean of student affairs on the Beirut campus, said he never wanted to graduate from university. And he didn’t. His journey in the world of academia evolved from studentship to full-time teaching at the communication arts department in 1996 to his current position in … Continue reading

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