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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

The Hunt for a Man Leaves Women Too Low

By Mohamad Al-Oraybi LAU Tribune staff They say there are seven women for every man in Lebanon. And there is probably one gay man in every group of ten men. That leaves every 70 women with 9 single men. The number is scary and the competition is even scarier. In a country like Lebanon where … Continue reading

“Whatever You See Affects You”

By Layan Doueik LAU Tribune staff Sitting in my Media Law and Ethics class, I was shocked to watch the video of the so-called “King of Kings” Mo’ammar Gaddafi being kicked, humiliated and gradually murdered at the hands of Libyan rebels. No matter how hard I try to describe the disturbing images using text, watching … Continue reading

Little Philippines in Hamra

By Iman Soufan LAU Tribune staff Walking up the narrow street, with a far-distanced view of a quaint church in the foreground, I was one of the few non-Asian women making their way towards the Catholic Church. The church is situated in Hamra, one of Beirut’s busiest areas. This small yet bustling side street is … Continue reading

One Ball Unites All

By Rouba Jaafar LAU Tribune staff “Home sweet home” is not always true, especially during football games. If you don’t believe me, just take a tour of Beirut’s coffee shops during a major football game. I myself toured some of Beirut’s coffee shops and interviewed some of their owners and managers. I also spoke to … Continue reading

Enough With World War 2 Movies

Special to the LAU Tribune I want to get the message through as clearly as I can because it is such a sensitive subject. Every time I hear the world anti-Semite, it is always related to a Holocaust denier. I am not one of them but I am sick of World War II movies. The … Continue reading

Lack of Technical Courses at the Communication Arts Department

By Zeina Shehayeb LAU Tribune staff Being an intern is one’s first experience in the workplace before he or she officially becomes an employee. For me, this preparatory stage was a surprise. From the first day, I was asked to throw away all the theoretical aspects I learned at LAU. I was introduced to a … Continue reading

Instagram – Future of Photography?

By Iman Soufan LAU Tribune staff As a photographer with an addiction to a classic camera, I’ve seen a new generation of photography materializing, with the implementation of easy-to-use camera applications such as Instagram into smart phones. Instagram is a free photo sharing application founded by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It allows its users … Continue reading

Strike at Beirut Airport Delays Flights

Rafic Hariri International Airport employees join the strike of the General Labor confederation which affected the departing and arriving flights. The National News Agency said seven departing and arriving flights were affected by the strike of Middle East Airlines employees that started at 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. “We call on employees at the MEA … Continue reading

Ahmad Kabbani: Chemistry Enthusiast

 By Zeina Shehayeb LAU Tribune staff Pens in hand, 19 students took notes as they stared at the board to keep up with the teacher. They barely noticed me as I entered their Chemical Principles class in Sage G01. Their full concentration struck me. I mechanically checked the time on my cell phone; it was … Continue reading

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