Rethinking the Curve

During the season of finals, curves and grade deflation become a hot topic. A curve is a type of grading system that professors use in order to make the grade distribution follow a bell curve. A curve has the potential to lower a student’s grade depending on their performance relative to their classmates. For instance,…

Deconstructing Dissociation: Why and How to Avoid It – by AnonyMuslim

In early January, the Al-Talib Newsmagazine published an opinion piece penned by Chakib Mouzaoui and titled “Towards the Dissociation between MSA Projects and the MSA.” The article proposed that the Muslim Student Association’s (MSA) projects, various initiatives started under the banner of the MSA, would be better served in their missions by dissociating from the…

Letter Not From a Dictator

Asalaamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu comrades,   “‘Alternative facts’ is a phrase used by U.S. Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway during a Meet the Press interview on January 22, 2017, in which she defended White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s false statement about the attendance at Donald Trump’s inauguration as President of the…