Should This Atheist Group Be Given Office in a Campus “Spiritual Center”?

One decision all college atheist groups need to make is which category of student organizations they’d like to be included in: Religious? Academic? Other? Penn State’s Atheist/Agnostic Association (PSAAA) is listed as a Religious group in the campus directory. As a result, they were allowed to sign up for office space in the Pasquerilla Spiritual [Read More...]

Have You Ever Been Duped After Agreeing to Speak on a Religion Panel?

I’ve been fortunate that when churches have invited me to speak with the pastor on stage, they’ve stuck to the script when it comes to the program. They talked about what they told me they wanted to talk about. Atheist Jennifer wasn’t as lucky. She was invited — along with her agnostic friend — to [Read More...]

Atheists and Christians Cooperate and Help Others in New Orleans

Ashley Paramore, president of the Students For Freethought at The Ohio State University (“The best damned group on campus”), is going on a special trip during her Spring Break next week with several of her atheist group members. And their Christian friends: How wonderful is that — they’ll be rebuilding homes in New Orleans with [Read More...]

A High School English Paper on Atheism

From a high school reader from a small town in North Dakota: In my English class, we’re supposed to write a persuasive paper. I’ve decided to “persuade” my religious teacher, religious classmates, and religious school that God is a theory… I know my paper is going to cause quite a commotion,so I want it to [Read More...]

Ellery Schempp’s Speaking Tour in Virginia/Washington D.C.

Dr. Ellery Schempp is the man who, as a boy, played a major role in getting forced prayer out of public schools. As I’ve mentioned before, he’s a freethought hero, if ever there was one. He’s going on a speaking tour in the Virginia/Washington D.C. area in a couple weeks. All the events are free [Read More...]