Lebanese Civil War Memorial Week at AUB

“A Rupture Of Amnesia: The Lebanese Civil War Memorial Week is an event organized by AUB’s Secular Club to give you a “chance to see the Civil war, that has long been haunting us, in a new light.””

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AUB: Stop the Tuition Fees Increase

February 27th Protest I’m writing this quick post to support all AUB students demanding the immediate abolition of the plan to increase tuition fees. An estimated 1,000-2,000 students are expected to participate in front of College Hall on Thursday February the 27th. I graduated last year from the American University of Beirut and, despite some […]

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AUB Elections in 3 minutes

AUB elections in 3 minutes

AUB’s secular club, of which I’m a proud former member, has just released this interesting 3 minutes video of how the AUB election system work. It is a must for all those considering voting for an actual change.

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Sit-in in Support of Gaza in AUB and LAU

by Joey Ayoub Students from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and the Lebanese American University (LAU) have each staged sit-ins in support of the murdered children of Gaza. I have participated in the AUB one and here is a shot of the sit-in taken by myself. It happened around 40 minutes ago (Noon, Lebanese […]

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In Response to AUB Outlook’s Homophobic Article

AUB Outlook has degraded itself by allowing a homophobic article to be published in this month’s issue. Not only is it extremely poor in content but it is filled with hatred, pseudo-facts and just plain stupidity. The article, written by Mohamad Sibai, starts by telling us that he was bothered at the sight of an […]

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Quick Info on the Blog: Hummus For Thought has been my personal blog since 2011, and it has changed quite a lot over the years. Anti-authoritarianism, feminism, eco-radicalism and decolonialism – these are the four -isms of Hummus For Thought, or what it strives to commit to. Its focus is on Lebanon, Syria and Israel/Palestine, but […]

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Maroun Baghdadi in the Limelight

“Maroun Baghdadi’s portrayal of everyday Lebanese during the 70s and 80s evokes haunting images of a nation of fractured identities.”

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Adonis World AIDS Day fundraising concert

Adonis World AIDS Day

Adonis, one of Lebanon’s greatest bands of our generation, will be performing this December the 12th at a fundraiser concert aimed at helping people living with AIDS/HIV. 

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