Female swim hours at GWU rock the boat

How would you feel if Brown instituted a female-only swim hour? — Photo courtesy of Nicholas Sinnott-Armstrong / Herald

In response to a request from its Muslim Students Association, George Washington University has designated one hour a week for female-only swimming. Female students who observe Islam might otherwise feel uncomfortable using the school’s pool, because they could be seen by men without their hajibs and in immodest clothing. The female swim hour, called Sisters’ Splash, takes just 1/20 of the total recreational swimming hours at the facility.

But apparently some people have been getting pissy about that.

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