Uniting to Combat Islamophobia

On Friday, February 12, 2016, Al-Talib Newsmagazine held a panel discussion that addressed ways different groups both within and beyond the Muslim community can unite to combat Islamophobia and discrimination. The guest panelists present included Qasim Rashid and Amatus Sami, both of whom represent minority groups within the Muslim community. Below are 11 key points…

Something Powerful

By Amal Ali & Sarah Rahimi You know, it’s hard to write something powerful as a sister Always raised to be seen, not heard Sing like a bird, not roar like a lion Be elegant, graceful, subtle, gentle, foundational Never loud Or at least not louder than the sounds of expectations speaking over us It’s…

Saving Hearts Foundation

  By Victoria Rhee Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the number one killer of student athletes and the number two killer of young adults under the age of twenty-five. It strikes without warning; death is often the first and only symptom. As the newly founded UCLA chapter of the Saving Hearts Foundation (SHF), our mission…

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 asked during the “Meet the Candidates” event that took place April 25.  One in particular…