Exam preparation tips

06/18/2020

Exam season is always the most stressful time for any student. Some may get anxious, scared, frustrated and fed up from the imposed routine. Therefore, her are a few tips that may help you get over this tense time in an organized manner. Time, Time, Time! Your teachers have repeatedly told you...

Law No. 175 of 2020 on combating corruption in the public sector and establishing the National Anti-Corruption Commission

06/17/2020

Combating corruption in the public sector is a moral obligation which promotes integrity within the state and strengthens its governance. Lebanon has issued a new law to combat corruption in the public sector and established a National Anti-corruption commission to ensure that anti-corruption and in...

Freedom of peaceful assembly

06/16/2020

Lebanon is a democratic country and the right to advocate and protest lies within the core principles of democracy. As Lebanon has been witnessing major protests on the streets, it is important for every Lebanese protestor to know his/her rights and understand the freedom that they hold, as long as ...

The kafala system also isn’t letting them breathe

06/08/2020

George Floyd, yet another unarmed African American man who has died at the hands of a white police officer arresting him, has created a massive reaction amongst Americans and non-Americans which resulted in major protests on the streets calling for “black lives matter.” This is particula...

Lebanese University students call for Fairness

06/01/2020

It has been decided by Dr. Tarek Al-Majzoub, the Lebanese Minister of Education that both brevet and baccalaureate official exams shall be cancelled for the year of 2020 and students will rather be evaluated by way of their submitted homework, presentation and assignments. This was agreed upon most ...

A new lifestyle for the Lebanese?

05/28/2020

Lebanon has been facing major economic crisis before the massive hit of the coronavirus. However, with COVID-19 appearing, it has undoubtedly shaken the Lebanese economy even further. The lockdown has resulted in a breakpoint for many. That being said, there is no guarantee that Lebanon will go back...

Twitter staff to work from home permanently

05/22/2020

Amid the spread of the deadly coronavirus worldwide, most people have found themselves working from home in order to stick with the imposed safety protocols. However, working remotely has gained immense popularity within the last few months showing great results within companies who have been able t...

Lebanon declares 4-day shutdown amid spikes

05/13/2020

Lebanon has slowly started lifting its lockdown last week which was part of a long-term plan constituting 5 different stages, aimed at slowly easing restrictions rather than lifting the lockdown all at once. This decision was made based on data that have documented major success in Lebanon regard...

How to survive law school-A guide for first year students

05/07/2020

Start outlining for each class from the very first day. Doing an outline for each class is the best road map you could use to guide you through studying. It is considered to be the world’s best study tool. An outline is basically a summary of your entire class, which will be outlining the m...

Contact tracing system developed by Apple and Google to combat the virus

05/06/2020

Apple and Google have collaborated to come up with a contact tracing software. Both Apple and Google, who are merely rivals in the technology field, have declared in April 2020 that they would cooperate together for the purpose of helping the government track the spread of COVID-19 through the use o...