[dropcap]H[/dropcap]alloween is supposed to be disturbing: Dark gloomy ghosts and theme park horror nights. Shrill screams along with really bad parties and poorly made costumes, but are those the only things that make you cringe? For many Halloween is a time where red-lines, if there are any, are disregarded. Political correctness is never a factor. The…
[dropcap]S[/dropcap]he seems to be the woman of the year. An entire day has been named after her. She’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. After having survived from gunshots fired by the Taliban, she’s seemingly become the spokeswoman for girls’ education in underdeveloped societies. Only 16 years old, her name is Malala Yousafzai. However,…
FEMEN’s recent protest, “International Topless Jihad Day”, drew condemnation from Muslim women across the world. By and large, the ethos of non-Muslim feminists have been antithetical to Muslim women.
Youssef is pushing at the boundaries of freedom of expression in Egypt and voicing the frustration many have with Egypt’s leaders and institutions.
What’s a day in the life of a UCLA Muslim Bruin like? Check out this video on the truth about Sharia’h law made by fourth-year English major, Ranim Hijazi, fourth-year neuroscience and Arabic major, Tarik Takkesh, and third-year microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics major, Dania Takkesh.
Salma Arastu, a painter from India, expresses emotions through this painting and poem she created a few days after the 9/11 attacks.
Al-Talib interviews Hamza Siddiqui, a spoken word artist, who is a Junior at the University of the Pacific. In this exclusive interview, Siddiqui performs two spoken word pieces, one of which has not been publicly performed yet.
Islamophobia quite literally (and linguistically) is a fear of Islam and Muslims; albeit, an intense, irrational fear of Islam and Muslims. Some Muslims hold that Islamophobia is a good thing. Why? How could fear of Islam benefit Islam?
Al-Talib interviews two Muslim students from UCLA on what they think of TLC’s show “All-American Muslim”.
Al-Talib interviews Salmon Hossein on his experience growing up as an Afghan American post 9/11. Hossein is a recent UCLA graduate who is now pursuing a Masters of Public Policy at Harvard University.