When Chuck Norris Notices You, You Must Be Doing Something Right

Last month, the Secular Student Alliance was represented at a meeting of the White House’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The topic was “Advancing Interfaith and Community Service on College and University Campuses” and the SSA’s Executive Director August Brunsman and Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein were there on behalf of the non-theist community. [Read More…]

Atheist Wedding Vows

After Maressa Brown‘s article about an atheist wedding, I asked people what they said during their wedding ceremonies — vows that didn’t mention a god, but still managed to show love for each other. You guys sent in some beautiful examples. As you’re reading through these, just keep in mind that there are so many [Read More…]

The Secular Student Alliance 2010 Conference

The Secular Student Alliance 2010 Conference will take place July 23rd-25th in Columbus, Ohio. I know I’m biased because I’m on the SSA Board, but I love this conference because I meet more young atheists than I do any other time of the year. The speakers are interesting, the camaraderie is fantastic, and the after [Read More…]

The Real Reason Touchdown Jesus Burned Down

We needed to look up for the answer! (via Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster) [Read more…]

Supreme Court Decision in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Is it discrimination to not allow discrimination backed by religion?  This is an oversimplification of the question asked in Christian Law Society v. Martinez (PDF), but the Supreme Court ruled on it today in the negative. Here’s a quick and dirty review of the facts: 1) Hastings is a public law school. 2) Hastings implemented [Read More…]