In the past couple of weeks, the Occupy movement has spread to college campuses around the nation, including UCLA. Hear about what UCLA students are demanding.
Inspired from my previous experience at the “Lunar-Dharmacakra Mixer,” I was fired up and blazed to attend the Muslim Union’s next event where Muslims met with the Hindu Students Association at the Hindu-Muslim mixer. I took the liberty of dubbing this mixer “Forum of the Falasifa Pandits.” This, like the last Mixer’s name , has a deeper meaning attached to it.
As Eid al-Adha fell on a Sunday this year, many students spent time with family and friends to celebrate this blessed religious holiday. Eid mubarak readers!
We were all joking about how conservative Orange County would probably not have as big of a turnout as Los Angeles would have, so we decided that Irvine might need our presence more than Los Angeles. But, some people were missing…
The occupy movement reached Irvine this October. Nadia Afredi, a UCLA student, shares her photos from the protest.
UCLA students tell Al-Talib why they demonstrated to repeal Prop 209.
Today, the briefs for two separate federal cases will be filed to repeal Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in public spaces in California.
I had initially visualized the Mixer as some type of Dharmacakra emitting moonlight, and was looking forward to attending in order to speak about my own faith while learning more about another. However, I had made a near-fatal error…
Today, the world heard of Gaddafi’s death. Al-Tailb interviewed UCLA students about their thoughts to this piece of news.
The American incarceration system has made it a point to imprison people, bar them from outside contact, isolate them from society and bunch them together to have “tea-parties”. Meanwhile, they fail to provide them with proper rehabilitation programs and a safe environment to foster development and change.