UCLA is Complicit: Al-Talib and MPAC Joint Condemnation of Zionist Encampment Violence

What happened last night was nothing short of a travesty. Last night, a group of pro-Israeli agitators arrived on UCLA campus and violently attacked student protestors demonstrating at the Dickson Court Solidarity Encampment spearheaded by Students for Justice in Palestine. The assailants were seen covering their faces with white masks to conceal their identities as…

From the Inside

College students across the United States have taken a stand against the Palestinian genocide, including here at UCLA. Over 34,000 Palestinians have been killed with over two-thirds being women and children.  Pro-Palestenian encampments have provided a visible platform and community for dialogue and advocacy to push for conversation and movement towards social justice with the…

Unpacking Chancellor Block’s Statement on Israel (Again)

Several months ago, the Al-Talib Editorial Board condemned a statement released by the office of Chancellor Gene Block that took a biased stance against bigotry on UCLA’s campus in light of Israel’s violations of international law. The statement was nothing short of tone-deaf, hypocritical, and lacking critical nuance regarding the rise of anti-Arab, anti-Palestinian, and…

Veiled Identity

I spent my summer with my family, people who care about me, feeling comforted by their presence. My summer was filled with laughs and long nights, staying up so late we would pray Fajr before leaving my cousin’s house. A time of the year that is anything but isolating for me, but rather, with overwhelming…

The Rise of a Digital World: Technology Through the Lens of Islam

The Rise of a Digital World: Technology Through the Lens of Islam Written By: Konmal Ali Graphic By: Syaal Sharifzad Technology continues to reshape the lifestyles of individuals across the globe. It has created opportunities for adequate access to information and bridging community gaps. The rise of a digitized world with almost everything accessible with…