Piku

Relationships are often the topic of discussion amongst women, so the infatuation with Bollywood movies is not surprising. When I think of Bollywood, I think of a really long movie with hundreds of singing and dancing scenes, and an exaggerated love story. I was in the mood for a Bollywood movie, so I asked a…

Wading The Water

The recent Executive Order by President Trump banning non-immigrants and immigrants from seven Muslim majority nations has ensued predictable chaos and uncertainty within the Muslim community and the rest of the world. This situation is rightfully upsetting and frightening, more so because of the lack of clarity regarding how the Order plays out legally. Therefore,…

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…

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 understands his power comes from the people. He understands what students want and need and…

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…

Op-Ed: If you see a Muslim praying in public, please don’t call the cops

Editor’s note: Al-Talib Newsmagazine occasionally publishes content that may offend some readers. While it is not our intention to offend, it is important to us as a newsmagazine to report on important issues regarding the Muslim community. When we include profanity and other offensive language it is only in the context of the specific piece in…