Statement of Support: Organizations Release Statement in Support of Afrikan Student Union

Statement of Support 10/22/15 We, the American Indian Student Association, Asian Pacific Coalition, MEChA de UCLA, Muslim Student Association, Pacific Islands’ Student Association, Queer Alliance, Samahang Pilipino, and Vietnamese Student Union at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), are part of the Mother Organization coalition, a coalition of student organizations at UCLA created in response to the low numbers…

USAC Passes Divestment

The door unlatches, gracing the influx of more than 200 jigsaws, soon to frame the nearing puzzle. A gentle gust peels through the hermetic air, breathing its ethereality across the chairs, and rattling the languor of a formerly empty Town Hall. A truly elegant milieu licks the corneas of many intentful eyes, as they readily…

Editorial Board: Calls on Avinoam Baral to distance himself from Islamophobic organization

The Al-Talib editorial board calls on Avinoam Baral, the Bruins United candidate for Internal Vice President (IVP), to publicly distance himself from the organization Hasbara Fellowships because of its association with the production and dissemination of Islamophobic documentaries across the United States. Unless Baral distances himself from an organization that disseminates Islamophobia, ties to anti-Muslim…

Editorial: Islamophobia, Intimidation and other distractions at USAC Divestment meeting

Correction: The original version of this article contained an error and has been changed. UCLA Iranian Student Group neither supports nor opposes the divestment resolution On Feb. 26, USAC voted 5-7-0 against “A Resolution to Divest from Companies that Violate Palestinian Human Rights” brought forth by Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). The bill, sponsored…