NC State U columnist wants freethought presence on campus
Posted: 13 March 2009 10:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Atheists and agnostics deserve representation

Zakk White
Staff Columnist
Published: Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Recently, the University instituted the position of Assistant Director for Native-American Student Affairs to advocate for the Native-American population at the University. If the Native student population deserves a representative, then the atheist and agnostic student population needs a voice on campus as well. . . .

If the University feels that certain groups need centers and representation, why just stop at a limited number of minority groups?


Atheists and agnostics need help to erase stigmas attached to their lack of belief that has led to discrimination in many areas of society, campus not excluded. . . . I believe a center on campus would be a wonderful and positive apparatus to reduce discrimination.  If the University sees it necessary to add a Native-American student center during this budget crunch, they should also make room for atheists and agnostics. . . .

(There’s also a link for feeback at the end of the article’s Web site.—Josh)