I stumbled upon the blog of an optimistically realistic father that compiles a list of 50 rules/tips for his son and daughter, who had just graduated high school and were preparing to enter college. Here are my 50 rules for my brothers and sisters.
You are about to graduate, so what’s next? Save the world? Become a billionaire? Cure cancer? What is the first thing you are going to do? And how are you going to do it?
After seeing firsthand the effects of poverty in India two years ago, it became first year Biology major, Sarah Rahman’s dream to return one day and make a difference in her homeland.
Spanning sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East, Kristof and WuDunn encapsulate the struggles of these few individuals to represent all of the nameless women in the world who endure oppression through means of rape, violence, abduction, sex trafficking, and social ostracism from obscene medical conditions.
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.
After the Muslim conquest of the Iberian Peninsula, the Muslims very quickly consolidated their newly acquired territory by effectively integrating the indigenous Spanish population. Naturally, by means of trans-cultural diffusion, the indigenous Spaniards inclined towards the culture of the Arabs and became known as Mozarabs. While maintaining their creed, the Mozarabs absorbed the dress, language, and culture of the Muslims.
Putting together a modest business outfit is a problem many Muslim women face. Here are some tips Muslim students and professionals have shared to help dress modestly yet professionally for interviews, career fairs, work and other business-related events.
Al-Talib asks Muslim Americans at UCLA for their opinion on the recent crisis in Syria.
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.