Exhausted after a long day of classes and work, third year English major, Victoria Beyrooty takes a bus back to her apartment, passing restaurants and movie theaters that she can no longer afford. Due to the tuition increase over the last few years, students like Beyrooty are forced to take on extra jobs and cut personal expenses in order to pay for school.
As university students, we tend to be unfailingly overwhelmed with homework and studying which may cause us to spend our precious so-called “sleeping-hours” awake, cooped up in study lounges, pulling “all-nighters” at the library or at a friend’s place.
As we enter into the furious storm of Midterms, Papers, and Projects known innocently as Weeks 4, 5, and 6, I’d like to give everyone a small piece of advice.
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.
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…
On Monday, students protested outside the UC Regents meeting held inside the James West Alumni Center at UCLA.
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…