The nonviolent elections were marred by apathy. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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March 14 candidates won a majority of faculties in Universite Saint-Joseph nationwide student elections Monday, in the first polls to be held at the university in two years. In the Huvelin campus in Beirut student candidates from the Lebanese Forces and their allies clinched all five seats at the faculty of business and management, the largest in the campus. March 14 student candidates also won a majority in the faculties of economics and pharmacyElsewhere in Lebanon, March 14 student candidates clinched 13 out of 14 seats at the Zahle campus, while March 8 rivals won the majority of seats at the Abra campus, east of Sidon.Christian Mouawad, an activist with the Kataeb Party, said that there was no March 14 representation in the faculty of medicine student elections.Independent candidates won most of the election seats at the faculty of medicine.The student claimed that March 8 supporters had been itching for a fight since it became apparent that they would lose the elections.
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