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Interview with Sofia Haq, candidate for Gen Rep

Interview with Sofia Haq, candidate for Gen Rep

Al-Talib: Tell us a little bit about your background and what inspired you to run for General Representative? Sofia: I transferred to UCLA a few years ago from Mount San Antonio College. A little bit about my background. Both my parents ...

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Op-Ed: Islamophobia in the USAC Elections

Op-Ed: Islamophobia in the USAC Elections

Authors: Noor Zanial & Nafees Imtiyaj During this year’s elections week, Negeen Sadeghi-Movahed, the Let’s Act! candidate for Internal Vice President, encountered Islamophobic remarks and threats while campaigning. In an interview with Al-Talib, the candidate discussed problematic questions she was ...

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Submission: Manjot Singh is my Gen Rep

Submission: Manjot Singh is my Gen Rep

Editor’s note: The opinions expressed by the author do not necessarily represent the opinions of Al-Talib Newsmagazine as a whole. The author, Saif Ghias, is president of the Pakistani Student Association. I support Manjot Singh for General Representative because Singh ...

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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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