Gino Raidy: From Journalism to Blogging to Activism

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Popular Lebanese blogger Gino Raidy talks civil society, liberal ideals and initiating change, walking us through his journey from blogging and journalism into impactful activism. Between Gino’s Blog and MARCH Gino Raidy started a blog in 2010 as an extra-credit project while studying biology at the American University of Beirut. Little did he know he would one […]

Between Two Homes: A Young Lebanese Woman in a Changing Saudi Arabia

Photo by: Hussam El-Galad At 21, I am back at my parent’s apartment, in the same room I grew up in. My bedroom walls contain evidence of my past, with graffiti from my school days and the Lebanese flag hanging above my bed. They paint a picture of my dorm days, Beirut’s expansive street art, […]

Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress

Three new brides share tips on finding the right dress for their Lebanese weddings. Choosing the dress is a pivotal milestone in every bride’s journey toward her wedding, but it’s also one of the most challenging. Need advice on how to select a gown for your big day? You’ll learn some excellent firsthand tips from […]

L’armoire de Lana: The Blogger with the Open Closet

  Lana Sahely’s wardrobe is filled with style and business acumen in equal measure. Photos by: Hana Le Van Lana Sahely is a self-described “moody Aries/Pisces full of passion for life.” She is also an Economics and Political Studies graduate from the American University of Beirut (AUB) who has opened her personal closet to the […]

Techflexing: The New Era of Time-Management

When Sandholtz, Derr, Buckner, and Carlson published their book in 2002 entitled Beyond Juggling: Rebalancing Your Busy Life, the authors assumed that the impact of technology on everyday life was at its peak. They introduced five concepts to improve the professional-personal balance for successful people, mainly alternating, outsourcing, bundling, techflexing, and simplifying (Bruzzese, 2002). However […]