Freethinkers Update 10/19

Announcements:

  • The pictures from the Cascades hike have been posted to the Facebook group! Be sure to check them out!

 

Upcoming Events:

  • Instead of a regular meeting next week, we will be attending the Collegiate Times’ Campus Wide Debate on Tuesday, October 25th, in the GLC Auditorium from 7 to 8:30 pm. Here’s the description from the Facebook event:  “Join the Collegiate Times on Oct. 25 for the second annual campus wide debate featuring four political campus groups. The debate will cover a series of six topics with speakers from Young Democrats, College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty, and Greens at Virginia Tech.” Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1123055091114358/
  •  We hold business meetings every Tuesday (except this week) before the general meeting from around 5:30 to the start of the meeting in the same room (McBryde 322). This is a great opportunity to share any feedback or ideas you may have with the club’s executive members!

Freethinkers Update 10/12

Announcements:

  • The pictures from the Cascades hike have been posted to the Facebook group! Be sure to check them out!

Upcoming Events:

  • Our next event is this Saturday, October 15th, in Squires 219 from 1 to 3 pm!Come hang out with the host of “The Gaytheist Manifesto,” Callie Wright, as she shares her journey into atheist and LGBTQ activism, and works to educate, inspire, and equip activists in the South who are passionate about LGBTQ equality and church/state separation!
  • Our next regular meeting is next Tuesday, October 18th, in McBryde 322 from7 to 9 pm. Representatives from Students for Sensible Drug Policy will be giving a presentation on our current drug policy in the US, and we will hold a discussion on it afterwards!
  • We hold business meetings every Tuesday before the general meeting from around 5:30 to the start of the meeting in the same room (McBryde 322). This is a great opportunity to share any feedback or ideas you may have with the club’s executive members!

Freethinkers Update 10/5

Thank you to everyone who came out to our meeting last night! This is your weekly update on our announcements and upcoming events.

Announcements:

Upcoming Events:

  • Our next meeting is Tuesday, October 11th, in McBryde 322 from 7 to 9 pm! Professor Holly Jordan will be giving a presentation entitled “Who or What is God,” which explores our fascination with focusing on God as a way of defining religions. Tracing the lineage of the study of religion in the West, she explains the benefits and challenges of using God to categorize different religions. Dr. Jordan is a visiting Assistant Professor of Religion at Roanoke College whose areas of research include comparative religion and politics, grounded primarily in the Middle East and North America.
  • We are hosting a potluck cookout this Thursday, October 6th, from 6 to 8 pm in the Prairie Quad (Pritchard/Lee/O’Shag quad)! Hamburgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers will be provided, but please feel free to bring a dish and/or drinks! See the link to the sign-up sheet above if you plan on bringing any items!
  • We hold business meetings every Tuesday before the general meeting from around 5:30 to the start of the meeting in the same room (McBryde 322). This is a great opportunity to share any feedback or ideas you may have with the club’s executive members!