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Zero Dark Thirty

I think the recent debate regarding the release of the report on “enhanced interrogation” makes my original post all the more relevant.  See below:

In the film, Dark Zero Thirty, the use of “enhanced interrogation”—also known as torture—compels a detainee to reveal information that eventually leads the United States to Osama bin Laden. 546 more words

Sanayeh: Tranquility Within Beirut's Chaos

By Iman Soufan

LAU Tribune staff

As Samia, Laila and Zubaida sit on a bench shaded by the large trees, they re-live the memories they once shared as children. 750 more words

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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. 604 more words

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Columbia University Janitor Receives Bachelor's Degree

After years of mopping Columbia University’s floors, Gac Filipaj took a day off to attend the graduation ceremony where he received his bachelor’s degree in classics with honors. 160 more words

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New Teachers Demand Larger Classrooms

By Iman Soufan

LAU Tribune staff

Coming from the opposite side of the world, Andrew Bobrow, a communication arts instructor, arrived to Beirut to teach at LAU last fall. 508 more words

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Favoring Lebanese Professors Over Foreign

By Iman Soufan

LAU Tribune staff

An hour before registration begins, Ahmed Itani, an accounting junior, impatiently waits in front of his laptop screen to choose his courses. 530 more words

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Expensive apartment rents in Hamra

Iman Soufan

LAU Tribune contributor

When Ruba Abu-Shanab, a Jordanian living in Kuwait, first moved to Lebanon to study at LAU in 2006, she paid 1,200 dollars for a one-bedroom studio in Siran Towers. 471 more words

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