Grow Your Group by Expanding Your Events List

This is a guest post by Conrad Hudson. Conrad is a Senior at the University of Kansas and a member of the Society of Open-Minded Atheists & Agnostics (SOMA) The number of secular student groups has been increasing at a fantastic rate in recent years on college campuses, with high school groups poised to experience [Read More…]

Religion is like a crappy commercial

This is a guest post by Jessica Ahlquist. Jessica is a Junior at Cranston High School West. *** On Monday night when I was flying home to Rhode Island from Columbus, I found something interesting in the seat pocket in front of me.  It was a little plastic charm with an image of Mary on [Read More…]

Childhood Awe and the Creation Museum

This is a guest post by Matt Cowan. He is a junior at Indiana University and member of the Secular Alliance at Indiana University (SAIU). When you come up to the gates of the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, one of the first things you notice is a pair of dinosaur statues positioned on each [Read More…]

Rock Beyond Belief is On… Again!

This is a guest post by Kelley Freeman. She is a junior at the University of South Carolina and member of the Pastafarians at the University of South Carolina. Maybe you’ve been following the crazy things that Hemant has been documenting about Rock Beyond Belief. It’s a free festival focusing on the other part of [Read More…]

First Secular Academic Journal Set to Release

This is a guest post by Franklin Kramer. He is a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a member of the the Illini Secular Student Alliance (ISSA). “Secularism and Nonreligion,” the first academic journal devoted solely to topics about nonbelievers, is set to begin publication in January 2012. It will take [Read More…]