San Bernardino Shooting Fuels Islamophobic Attacks: UCLA’s Response

Fourteen people were killed and 22 were injured during the shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino on December 2nd. The two shooters, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, identified as Muslims, which fueled a lot of anti-Muslim hate. Since the shooting, hate crimes against Muslims across America have been rising. Republican presidential…

Sy Stokes & Remi Kanazi Bridge the Black and Palestinian Struggle Through Spoken Word

Spoken word artists Remi Kanazi and Sy Stokes and UCLA students shared the stage for Students For Justice in Palestine’s spoken word event “Oppressed but not Silenced.” On November 4th, a crowd of approximately fifty students gathered in Haines Hall to listen to the diverse performances navigate between themes of privilege, normalization and oppression. Sy…

Our Culture is Not Your Costume

On Wednesday night, October 28, the Mother Org Coalition at UCLA, composed of the Afrikan Student Union, 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, held an event to discuss the meaning of cultural appropriation and its role…

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…