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...]

Secular Student Alliance Seeks Summer Interns in Columbus, Ohio

The headline says it all. If you’re interested in playing an active role in the atheist movement this summer, the Secular Student Alliance is seeking summer interns to work in Columbus, Ohio. (Yep, we’re back in Columbus!) Interns will work in the area(s) of: Public Relations, Web/Database Development, Resource Development, and Fundraising. All the details [Read More...]

My Upcoming Speaking Tour

One perk of being a teacher: I get a week off for spring break! I’m spending the week going to schools in Indiana and California to talk about the book and atheism! If you can make it to an event, that would be fantastic. I’ll even do a push up for you. (If you might [Read More...]

High School Student Faces Challenges in Starting an Atheist Group

This hits kinda close to home. A student at Johnsburg High School in northwestern McHenry County, IL wants to start an atheist group at her school, but she’s facing a few challenges. Here’s what reporter Diana Sroka writes: Savannah Lanz doesn’t believe in God, follow religion, or look to any higher powers, and she’s hoping [Read More...]

My Birthday Wish

It’s my birthday (yay!) and with all the Speech Team stuff going on, I haven’t had time to plan any sort of celebration. That, and it’s not really a big deal to turn 26. (It was much cooler last year when I turned 25 on the 25th.) Just for your amusement, though, here’s me sometime [Read More...]