Creative Space Beirut: Inside Lebanon’s only free fashion school

Lebanon seems like too sterile a landscape to launch a free fashion school. Yet Creative Space Beirut exists in it as the only free fashion school in the Middle East.

Render showing the Beirut River project site.
Student project can transform Beirut River into a public park

Students want to transform Beirut River into a shared, open space. At the heart of it all? A functional, translucent tube and a green tower.

Glass fusion designs by Nada Helou, the Lebanese artist. | Supplied
Fusing art with glass: Nada Helou to hold exhibition after five-year hiatus

Glass fusion design artist Nada Helou resurfaces for an exhibition this upcoming year, introducing Lebanese themes to her previous collections for the first time in her career.

Waste incinerators are not the solution to the Lebanese trash crisis

The lack of a proper waste management framework and monitoring process leaves room for the illegitimate private gain of authorities in charge of costly waste incinerator projects.

Academia For the Elite: Can We Really Afford Education?

The crisis is two-fold.

HINAD— A Campaign to Challenge Stereotypes Claiming to “fix” Homosexuality

The campaign, which addresses the misconceptions and harmful practices of SOCE, is the first of its kind in the Arab world. HINAD aims to raise awareness, and urges all people who have questions about sexual orientation or gender identity, including families, school teachers, school nurses, and others, to consult competent healthcare providers.

Hyperandrogenism Policy To Be Retracted Again After Showing Double Standards

Many claim that the policy specifically targets the double 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya, a woman of color, from competing at her best.

Roadster welcomes vegans home with launch of seven new dishes

Vegans can now join their friends in eating at Roadster Diner without having to settle for just fries. The food chain launched the addition of seven new vegan items to its official menu on Monday, November 5.

Capharnaüm: The Limits of Liberal Thought

Without showing what constitutes poverty — a socio-economic necessity within an unfair economic model — the end result is a problematic and flawed depiction.

Civil marriage finds its way onto the Lebanese horizon

The “Civil Love” campaign is a celebration of social union between two individuals regardless of their backgrounds. The campaign hopes to gathering people to sign the “Civil Love” declaration and urging them to spread the message of unconditional love.