For Muslim Students, a Debate on Inclusion

February 21, 2008

Author: NEIL MacFARQUHAR

Source: The New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/21/education/21muslim.html?

Amir Mertaban vividly recalls sitting at his university’s recruitment table for the Muslim Students Association a few years ago when an attractive undergraduate flounced up in a decidedly un-Islamic miniskirt, saying “Salamu aleykum,” or “Peace be upon you,” a standard Arabic greeting, and asked to sign up.