The Kentucky Kernal just published an article about one young woman's decision to wear hijab. (And by 'UK' they mean Univeristy of Kentucky, not the United Kingdom as I first thought!). Check out the accompanying video too:
February 22, 2010
As many young women in college get ready to leave the house, there is a flurry to put together a combination of the right shoes, sweater, earrings or lip gloss. But for one part of the UK population, dressing for class is all about one thing — modesty.
Heba Suleiman is a psychology junior and next year’s Muslim Student Association president. As a Muslim woman, Suleiman wears hijab, something most people tend to misunderstand, she says.
“The head scarf or the Arabic term ‘hijab’ is actually a very vague term,” Suleiman said. “ … in general the hijab would be the modesty or the covering, so the reason we wear it is to be fully covered.”
Read the rest here.