Sometimes I think I'm so witty

Hey, err’one. Michaelyn here. With class starting on Monday, KU campus is full of frosh who just moved into the dorms. Hawk Week started last night which means all the student groups got to set up tables and advertise for their organization. I love tabling. Last night I set up shop for the Society of [Read More...]

Come to Skepticamp St. Louis!

Christina here… Next Saturday, August 18th 2012 from about 10:00am-5:00pm at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, The Skeptical Society of St. Louis (of which I am V.P.) is hosting Skepticamp! Here, have some info plagiarized from the event sites: We are excited to announce St. Louis SkeptiCamp 2012, a free conference where you can participate! When: [Read More...]

Take a second to help a high school atheist.

Help a high school atheist. Find my answer to this question and give it the thumbs up. And if you want to take a few shots at pious bullies in the comments, be my guest. [Read more...]

Sign the Alexander Aan petition

Show the power of atheists in the United States.  If you have a few minutes, go sign this petition.  Please. Earlier this year, Indonesian civil servant Alexander Aan posted on Facebook that he doubted the existence of God. He was then attacked and beaten by an angry mob, and arrested for blasphemy. On June 14, [Read More...]

Freethought in the first grade

I received this email yesterday. Hello JT. I saw you at the Reason Rally and was very motivated by all of the talk and encouragement directed toward the students and teachers who are making a difference in the public school setting. I am an elementary teacher in ##### (1st grade). Each year I struggle with [Read More...]

Skepticon art contest!

It’s a little less than four months out, but I’m already pumped about Skepticon 5.  Of course, it’s my baby, so I’m already attached to it.  But I also want to see what the new crew does with it.  Last year they exceeded anything I could have ever dreamed of.  I suspect this year will [Read More...]

Update on legal letter

Ok, here’s an update on my post from yesterday (which apparently is getting spread all over hell and creation – see this comment in Jezebel for why I get paid the big [by activist standards] bucks). Upon sending the school my letter, the person who sent the letter to the SSA responded to me and [Read More...]

Attacks on the SSA continue

Recall last week I talked about the Secular Student Alliance website getting attacked? Personally, I’m thrilled about this.  It means that somewhere out there some believers have accepted that god isn’t going to do shit and that praying for misfortune to befall the SSA wasn’t going to accomplish anything, so they had to actually do [Read More...]

Want to know what the high school secular landscape looks like?

**UPDATE** I have posted an update on this situation.  It can be read here. **/UPDATE** Do you read the bible, Ringo?  There’s this passage I got memorized. Ezekiel 25:17. “The path of the righteous man is beset on all sides by the iniquities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil men. Blessed is he [Read More...]

The past and the future: a look at what SSA 2012 meant

In 2009 PZ Myers led a zerg of the creationist museum to kick off the Secular Student Alliance‘s Annual Leadership Conference.  Jen McCreight attended the conference that year and provided a picture of the attendees. [Read more...]


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