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Students express themselves on Ask An Atheist Day

October 17, 2018

by Julienne De Guzman A few weeks ago dozens of SSA chapters participated in Ask An Atheist Day on their campuses. From the University of Alaska Fairbanks to Penn State University to the University of Puerto Rico and all the…

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Finding Peace in Knowledge: My Journey to Secularism

October 9, 2018

Re-posted from the Center for Religion and Global Citizenry at University of Wisconsin-Madison Gwen Salm is the Vice-President of Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics, the SSA chapter at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The following first person account of her journey to secularism…

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From protesting abortion clinics to protesting hate preachers

October 6, 2018

Ayden Paulson grew up as a Baptist in a very religious household.  From the ages of 9 to 12 his Dad took him and his brothers to “street witness,” or proselytize, with him. Ayden would be taken to protest abortion…

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