Posts Tagged ‘atheist’

Dan Barker Tours SSA Chapters Across the Country

Dan Barker, co-president from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) shared his secular point of view and displayed his debate skills by embarking on a speaking tour to eleven SSA chapters across the country this spring semester. His talks ranged from how to be good without god, the importance of the separation of church &…

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University of North Texas SSA in the news

//Crossposted from North Texas Daily by Xavier Spurlock The recently founded UNT chapter of the Secular Student Alliance, which intends to fill a void for atheist students who feel underrepresented on campus, covers topics related to atheism including separation of church and state or street epistemology in their meeting and plan on increasing their visibility…

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Maggie Capehart and Marshall University in the news!

The Marshall University Secular Student Alliance was recently in the news for their Graveyard of the Gods display on campus. The co-president, Maggie Capehart, has some important thoughts about why they organize this event every year. The Secular Student Alliance of Marshall University combats negative stigmas surrounding secularists and the non-religious and promotes critical, logical…

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SSA Chapters Across Texas Volunteer in Houston

On November 3, three SSA chapters in Texas converged on Houston for a service day project to help reconstruct houses that were damaged when Hurricane Harvey hit in 2017. Texas A&M University, led by Sean Shamgar, University of Texas Austin, led by EJ Sorrell, and St. John’s School, led by Lincoln Dow, came out on…

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From protesting abortion clinics to protesting hate preachers

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 clinics every Saturday and believed he was spreading God’s message. But the more he went…

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An Empowering Weekend

This summer, secular student leaders from across the United States – from Portland to Puerto Rico, including one from Canada – attended the 18th annual SSA Conference at Ohio State University. “Getting involved with the SSA, starting a chapter, and attending the conference are all decisions that have positively changed the entire course of my…

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SSA Scholarships application now available!

The application is now open for our 2018 Student Activist Scholarships! Get all the details and apply today! Are you currently enrolled full-time at a high school, college, or university in the United States? Are you an active member of your campus SSA and are you a student member of SSA National? Have you been active in…

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