Illinois Wesleyan senior, Kayley Rettberg, was recently named 2019 Student Laureate by the Lincoln Academy of Illinois. According to Illinois Wesleyan University’s website, the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Awards are presented to one senior from each of Illinois’ four-year, degree-granting colleges and universities and community colleges, who demonstrate excellence in curricular and extracurricular activities. When…

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The cover story of The Humanist (Sept/Oct 2019) is about the Secular Student Alliance. We excerpt a portion here. Read the story in it’s entirety at TheHumanist.com. _________ IN MY CAPACITY as the national organizing manager for the Secular Student Alliance, I’ve had the opportunity to meet thousands of students across the country who eschew religious…

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A lively exchange about moral philosophy took place in the Missouri State University newspaper, The Standard, last month, where SSA student, Dalton McCart stood up for ethical atheism in a letter to the editor. The back and forth began when a columnist for the paper, Isaac Demotta, wrote a column provocatively titled, “Subjectivism and atheism…

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by Elliott Pickett Turning Point USA, a national organization represented on over 1000 campuses in the country, is a conservative political action organization. The TPUSA chapter at Sonoma State University has been mostly inactive until recently. In April, they began advertising for a tabling event: “There Are Only Two Genders; Change My Mind.” They advertised…

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//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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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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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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