University regents confirm Muslim student to board

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Sadia Saifuddin walks to take her chair after being confirmed during a University of California Board of Regents meeting Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in San Francisco. The University of California's governing board confirmed the first practicing Muslim student member to the board on Wednesday, despite opposition from some Jewish groups. UC regents voted in favor of UC Berkeley student Sadia Saifuddin's nomination. One regent, Richard Blum, abstained from the vote. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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