When I ran my college atheist group, it was a triumph when we brought in one awesome speaker.
When I heard that the Atheists, Humanists, & Agnostics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were running their own conference, I thought that was about as good as it could get.
But they keep one-upping themselves.
Atheists of the South, rejoice! It’s not often we’re able to coax icons of the atheist movement to the thick strap of the Bible Belt. Fortunately for us, a group at Kennesaw State University, KSU Atheists United (who have had their campus flyers vandalized in the past), were able to get the funding to host An Evening With Richard Dawkins.
Only 600 tickets were made available, which seems like a relatively cozy audience with good odds of getting a word in with the Horseman during Q&A.
Because it’s Halloween, a few campus atheist groups have been setting up a Graveyard of the Gods, reminding students that there are other deities besides their own who were once worshiped, believed in… and forgotten. And whatever Higher Power you believe in will eventually join those ranks. At Texas A&M University — Corpus Christi, the [Read More…]