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Summer 2008 Vol. VI, No. 4

Credits

MainGate is published quarterly in Beirut by the American University of Beirut for distribution to alumni, former faculty, friends, and supporters worldwide.

Editors
Ibrahim Khoury
Director of Information and Public Relations (Beirut)

Ada H. Porter
Director of Communications (New York)

Responsible Director
Nabil Dajani

Art Direction and Design (Office of University Publications)
Najib Attieh
Zeina Tawil
Tomoko Furukawa

Production Manager (Office of University Publications)
Randa Zaiter

Photography
Mazen Jannoun
Nishan Simonian

Contributing Writers
Dina Abou Salem
Jean-Marie Cook
Susanne Lane
Barbara Rosica

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Cover
Mezze at “Petit Cafe” in front of the Pigeon’s Rock
By Mazen Jannoun

Inside Front Cover
Traditional dough making
By Tanya Traboulsi

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