Attention all expatriate Egyptians: we have less than three days to make history. For many years, Egyptians living abroad could not vote. Now, for the first time in the past 30 years, Egyptians outside of Egypt are able to cast a vote in the Egyptian elections, after Egypt’s Administrative Court issued a ruling allowing them to take part in elections.
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…
The occupy movement reached Irvine this October. Nadia Afredi, a UCLA student, shares her photos from the protest.
UCLA students tell Al-Talib why they demonstrated to repeal Prop 209.
Today, the briefs for two separate federal cases will be filed to repeal Proposition 209, which banned affirmative action in public spaces in California.
On October 20th a dictator, a tyrant, an oppressor was defeated, captured, and killed. His death is not a shock to most of the world, it was inevitable–just as it is for us all. However, the presumed manner of his death, along with the supposed occurrences after his death, cast a sliver of disappointment among some…
Today, the world heard of Gaddafi’s death. Al-Tailb interviewed UCLA students about their thoughts to this piece of news.
The American incarceration system has made it a point to imprison people, bar them from outside contact, isolate them from society and bunch them together to have “tea-parties”. Meanwhile, they fail to provide them with proper rehabilitation programs and a safe environment to foster development and change.
After the verdict against 10 of the infamous “Irvine 11” was given, a townhall meeting was held at the Islamic Institute of O.C. There, community members of all backgrounds and faith gathered to hear from the lawyers, community leaders and the students themselves.
Last summer, I visited my relatives in Syria during the month of Ramadan. What I didn’t expect was to find myself in the middle of the Syrian military establishment.