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The Art of Doodling

By Maria Fellas LAU Tribune staff “I really, really love cats,” a student wrote on one of the desks in a Sage Hall classroom, perhaps reflecting on the felines he or she crossed on the way to the building. “Every MWF in this time a little part of me dies,” another student scribbled on his … Continue reading

Street of the Week: Manara, the Street that Never Dies

Reem Swaidan Lau Tribune staff The sun is rising. The Mediterranean Sea begins to glitter, giving the skies and the sun just the right colors of nature to complement one another. Men and women from all ages enjoy their morning sports. Some walk, some jog, some are skate and some just watch the few minutes … Continue reading

A Generation of Coffee

By Layan Doueik LAU Tribune contributor It is 6:30 a.m.. The Lebanese American University’s upper gate expects no visitors yet. However, something gently yawns and ruminates right behind the campus’ entry. It is nothing but the ritual of Ali Hamade’s famous “white van” as it opens its trunk. Hamade begins a typical day with his … 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

6000 Nurses out of Four Million People

Tala Osseiran LAU Tribune staff “It’s predicted that the nursing profession may disappear by 2020,” Rita Doumit, a nursing faculty member, said during the Nursing Day event at the LAU Beirut campus last March. Celebrating the universal “Nursing Day,” the Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing invited high school students from around the country to … Continue reading

The Benefits of Religious Co-existence

By Zahi Sahli LAU Tribune contributor Journalist Nada Raphaël’s documentary, “Hyphen Islam Christianity,” and an inspiring performance by Al Fayha choir generated a joint call for co-existence on March 17 at LAU’s Beirut campus. Raphael, introduced to the stage by Vice-President Elise Salem, bemoaned the prioritization of politics and religion in Lebanon, emphasizing the role … Continue reading

Street of the Week,Hamra by Night: the New Gemmayze

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff On the outskirts of main street Hamra, Neighbors pub welcomes anyone and everyone who happens to pass by. On Saturday night, 8:30 p.m. is typically early for nightlife to begin, yet Neighbors’ happy-hour lures in customers. The red and black stools and couches are filled with people enjoying their … Continue reading

A Statement of Faith, a Statement of Fashion

By Tala El-Riz LAU Tribune staff It’s dark, perfectly shaped, and it gives him a sharp edge to his look. He says he can’t go on without it for it completes his physical appearance. Hady H., a computer science major at LAU, explained why the beard is essential to him. “The beard according to me … Continue reading

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