Policemen stand guard outside the USJ campus in Beirut, Friday, March 28, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Notre Dame University Thursday suspended student council elections after a fistfight erupted the day before between students of rival political parties, while Saint Joseph University announced that their vote has been canceled due to the country's general climate.The scuffle broke out between student supporters of the Lebanese Forces and rival Free Patriotic Movement when members of the latter group held up banners that called for a change to the election law, two days before a student council vote was scheduled to take place.LF leader Samir Geagea Thursday denounced the violence at NDU, but also criticized the principle of canceling elections.
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