ranim hadid

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Feminism Deeply Rooted at the Humanities Department

By Ranim Hadid  LAU Tribune staff Saad sat in class, tapping his pen on the table while rolling his eyes at the “over-used topic.” “Almost every English or literature teacher I have taken a class with focuses her material on feminist issues,” he said. “I enjoy learning about equality but after the completion of many … Continue reading

The GRE Should Be Cancelled

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff I am writing to argue against the GRE as an admissions’ requirement for post-graduate programs. GRE stands for Graduate Record Examination. Students applying for master’s (excluding MBA’s) or doctoral degrees in English-speaking countries or at institutes where teaching is in English, must take it. This exam is a combination … Continue reading

Raghida Ibrahim: Full of Life

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff Five minutes before class starts, students are already seated and waiting to greet their teacher. Raghida Ibrahim walks into her classroom with her fiery red hair and a smile that stretches from ear to ear. She asks her students to fix their seating arrangement and it is done immediately. … Continue reading

Beirut River Contaminated With Filth

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff After a long a day he sat down to eat his black olives in the old rusty tin with a loaf of Arabic bread by his side, Bshara Amin, an old Lebanese fisherman who lives right between Beirut’s riverbank and the sea, complained that the stench he wakes up … Continue reading

No Evaluation No Grade

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff As of this spring, online course evaluations will become mandatory. Students will not be able to view their grades without filling out their teacher evaluations at the end of the semester. The news was positively received among many students. “You’ll spend a whole semester getting to know a professor … Continue reading

Ceramics from the Heart

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff It is already dark outside but a dozen students stand in the small, cold classroom in Nicol Hall, intensely concentrating on the job at hand. In front of them are piles of clay, slowly being transformed into art. Samar Mogharbel, the legendary class instructor, wears a cobalt blue overall … Continue reading

The Creative Space

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff A double major in fashion from Parsons and media and culture from the New School (both in New York City), Sarah Hermez moved to Lebanon to make a difference. Inspired by just an idea, she is one of the few who changed their dreams into reality. Hermez is the … Continue reading

My Experience

As a senior whose about to graduate I couldn’t have asked for a better team to work with on the Tribune. Believe it or not, the late editorial nights are becoming a more enjoyable experience than any late night I ever spent behind the gates of LAU. Yasmine, our advisor, our mentor, our friend, is more than just a … Continue reading

NDU Film Festival

By Ranim Hadid LAU Tribune staff Six films directed by LAU communication arts students were invited to join the Fifth Annual Film Festival of Young Filmmakers Making the Future of the Lebanese Cinema. Hosted by Notre Dame University every year since 2006, the festival aims at helping film students from different universities come together, encourage … Continue reading

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