Without proper preparation, finals can wear students down physically and mentally. As a result, we have compiled a list of helpful articles to help readers tackle finals week without sacrificing their sanity.
People say that in the quarter systems, you are already behind on the first day. For many freshmen and transfer students, fall quarter tends to be one of the most challenging academically. Fortunately, the start of winter quarter coincides with the time in which many people partake in new year’s resolutions. Here are some ways to get started…
This recent trend of earlier opening hours, now termed the “Thanksgiving Creep”, should make all of us reflect on what this says about our values and priorities. As Thanksgiving Creep cuts its way through family dinners and gatherings, Thanksgiving no longer becomes about giving “thanks” or spending time with loved ones, it becomes first about hunting for the best deals of the holiday sales.
During the last few nights of Ramadan, Muslims engage in more acts of worship in the hopes of catching the Night of Power. Here is a glimpse of how some Muslims are spending their Ramadan nights in America and abroad.
They say that the last two minutes before iftaar is one of the craziest. It’s when we are quickly frying the last pakoraas or frantically searching for the dates in the fridge or staring at the plate of food in front of us while we wait for the exact second it officially becomes maghrib. Those last couple of minutes are wasted in acts like these and show us how we foolishly overlook one of the major blessings of Ramadan.
Universities like my own have increasingly turned to online classrooms to accommodate more students into these already packed courses. Some educators, however, are using a hybrid of online and in-classroom courses to produce a more valuable educational experience.
Putting together a modest business outfit is a problem many Muslim women face. Here are some tips Muslim students and professionals have shared to help dress modestly yet professionally for interviews, career fairs, work and other business-related events.
Students already packing the libraries? Can’t seem to find an empty place to focus and study? Al-Talib has got your back. We asked students where they love studying the most. Here are 10 study spots around the UCLA campus you should check out.
Those of us living in First World countries won’t really ponder too much on where our water comes from or how much there is to go around. We believe that as long as the water bills are paid, our faucets will continue to provide us with this basic necessity at our demand.
Finally, the long-awaited month of break has arrived. If you are like me and hate feeling unproductive, this month will be a huge test on how you manage your free time. Here are 5 ways on how to stay productive during this long break…