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What does Islam mean to UCLA students?

What does Islam mean to UCLA students?

Photography by Ayman Ahmad hen I asked non-Muslim students at UCLA what they know about Islam, some mentioned prayer and making pilgrimage, but two answers were most common: “Islam requires women to wear hijab” or “It had tons of rules ...

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What is divestment?

What is divestment?

Divestment has been a hot topic recently, especially since an anti-divestment resolution failed in USAC back in October. The idea of divestment has been floating around for a while and seems to be perceived as a project created by the ...

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OCHC, USAC, Student Media Host Community Forum on The Hill

OCHC, USAC, Student Media Host Community Forum on The Hill

On the evening of Jan. 22, students of diverse backgrounds and affiliations gathered in De Neve Auditorium to voice concerns and engage in a community forum with representatives from the On Campus Housing Council (OCHC), Undergraduate Students Associate Council (USAC), ...

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Mandela is gone but the struggle is still here

Mandela is gone but the struggle is still here

In today’s edition of the Daily Bruin you can read wonderful interviews with Professors at UCLA who were a part of the 1970s and 1980s struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Apartheid is the term coined by whites in that country to refer to ...

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7000 in Solidarity

7000 in Solidarity

The Student Wellness Commission (SWC) of USAC put on a campaign, 7000 in Solidarity, this week to promote awareness of rape culture.  By informing students of the common and frequent occurrences of sexual assault on campus as well as the culture ...

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My Name is Ayesha Khan. I am racially profiled.

My Name is Ayesha Khan. I am racially profiled.

LAX, California, USA. January 3rd, 2013. I was returning to UCLA after spending my winter break in Dubai with my family. “Passengers, please prepare for landing,” announced the air hostess over the speakers. As everyone around me began to check ...

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