Atheist Group Forms at UPenn

After seeing religious groups of all kinds form at the University of Pennsylvania, a few freshmen have started a group for atheists called “Rekindle Reason: Atheists, Agnostics, and Freethinkers.” Navin Sasikumar, a grad student there, is pleased with their mission statement, which includes this excerpt: Association with individuals of similar philosophies is oft lost for [Read More...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Latest Book Will Be Published Next Week

So, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s latest book Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier comes out next week! (And, says one commenter, it’s already available on Kindle.) Who’s excited? You’re excited. The book explores “NASA and the future of space travel.” Dr. Tyson referenced some of the contents of the book in an interview for this site [Read More...]

In Georgia, a School Board President Faces Opposition Simply Because He Won’t Reveal His Religious Preference

A man named Leonard Presberg was recently elected to the Fayette County Board of Education (in Georgia). That was back in November. In January, he was named Chairman of the board. What are his views on education? You would think that’s the only point of concern for local residents… but at a school board meeting [Read More...]

Jessica Ahlquist Appears on CNN

Email conversation I had earlier today (slightly paraphrased): Random Guy: I was gonna donate to Jessica Ahlquist’s scholarship fund but my money said “In God We Trust” and I knew you wouldn’t like that, so forget it. Me: I didn’t know credit cards said “In God We Trust” on them. BOOYA! And then I did [Read More...]

If You’re Thinking of Visiting Orlando, Next Week Would Be a Good Time to Go

For those of you who want an appetizer to the Reason Rally on March 24th or for those of you who can’t go and want another chance to meet other atheists, the Center for Inquiry is hosting a conference in Orlando, Florida called “Moving Secularism Forward” next week (March 1st – 4th). The speakers are [Read More...]


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