Across the nation, the growth in the percent of Muslim freshman students at Catholic colleges and universities is significantly outpacing that of enrollment at secular schools. The result, as Asma Uddin and Ashley McGuire note , is a new alliance of Catholic and Muslim women who are opting out of the campus hook up culture:
Another school year is in full swing. Frat houses around the country are once again swollen with partygoers and intoxicated youth. Sunday mornings once again mark the regret of thousands of young women who hooked-up the night prior and either cannot remember what they did, or do remember and are trying to forget.
Another hook-up season is in full swing.
But this hook-up season, there is an increasing phenomenon of unlikely bedfellows opting out: Catholic and Muslim women. These women of faith are increasingly allied in searching for a different way to live out their college tenure than from dorm room to dorm room. And they are finding that despite theological differences that run deep, shared perspectives about modesty, chastity, and dignity run deeper.
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