University regents confirm Muslim student to board

Sadia Saifuddin waves to fellow board members after taking her seat following confirmation at 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. At right looking on is student regent Cinthia Flores. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)