“We were all subjected to so much pressure, we felt like it was us against the world, but there was no alternative for the struggle,” said Harb in retrospect. “LAU was an incubator for student interaction, and I cannot deny how constructively it had contributed to my personal and professional development.”
True #LAUPRIDE – walking us through 3 years of student struggle and activism as an independent individual with personal ideals, and as part of a student movement struggling for the sake of a better society – join us this Saturday at TEDxLAU ‘s 3rd annual event: TEDxLAU 2014: TimeCapsuleXand hear what our one and only Hassan Harb has to say!
Mish Jareedi 11th Issue (August/September 2014): Cyber-war: A Component in USEK Student Struggle – Hassan Harb: The activist, The Scholar, LAU’s Pride- I Don’t Understand War – مداهمة حمام تركي، استقواء على من؟ – “لا للتمديد”، شيء من النقد الذاتي – click to preview PDF version of the issue in print
A large segment of the protest constituted of university students from LAU, AUB, USJ and Balamand. Photos of victimized Lebanese women lead the march, as the voices were raised in protest, demanding equality and justice for the mourning families – a whole new ambiance of hope and change.
Poem by Lynn Amine, contributed to the creative section of Mish Jareedi, February 2014
Inside the council, things aren’t going exactly well. Some of the meetings we held didn’t have a clear agenda, or a proper division of tasks. Neither are all of the members coming with the mindset or spirit of changing the student life in our university to the better. Fortunately all the political bigotry and polarization that surfaces on Elections day disappear and hardly made it to the council. Supposedly the choice of being cool and playing along, is the one that reigns.
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