Campus Atheist Group Censored in Idaho

The Boise State Secular Student Alliance were manning a booth for their group during a recent Parent and Family Weekend. Lloyd Lowe, the president of the group, set up the table and walked away for a while. When he returned, his found that the banner he had put up was no longer visible to the [Read More…]

Your Soul for a Cookie

Oh, atheist bake sales, how I love you. This one is from the campus group at the University of California, Irvine: Cookies cost $0.50. Or the price of your soul. … you can pay the traditional way by giving us 50 cents for a baked good. However, if you are feeling more adventurous you can [Read More…]

Are You Getting Out the Secular Vote?

The Secular Coalition for America wants to know what you’re doing to get out the secular vote in America: They are looking for both individual and group activities that are promoting the visibility and issues of our constituency for possible media coverage. The Coalition is most interested in the swing states, which include Ohio, Pennsylvania, [Read More…]

Words From a Former Fundamentalist

Dan Barker, the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, used to be a fundamentalist evangelical preacher. He writes all about it in his book Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists. In the latest Secular Student Alliance newsletter, he explains the mindset of a fundamentalist: It would be your lucky [Read More…]

Reading Religious Texts for Charity

I *love* this project The Penn State Atheist and Agnostic Association held a fundraiser on Saturday to raise money for Doctors Without Borders. How did group members raise the cash? They read aloud from various religious texts: Including the Bible, the Qur’an, and The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. According to The Daily Collegian: [Read More…]