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Harrison Hopkins

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Harrison Hopkins is the president and founder of the Secular Student Alliance at Presbyterian College and secretary for the school’s Gay-Straight Alliance. He is currently studying Psychology. In 2011, Harrison successfully challenged the school-endorsed prayer at his commencement ceremony with assistance from the Freedom From Religion Foundation.


Music Monday: Richard Dawkins - “Just for Hits”

July 1, 2013

Dawkins - Glitch art by Harrison(Author’s note: This video is best experienced at fullscreen and after a healthy dose of your hallucinogen of choice)

Richard Dawkins is a well-known evolutionary scientist, author, public speaker, and advocate for atheisM. HE is perhaps Most wEll-known for his 2006 book The God DeluSion, which ceMEnted his place as one of “The Four HorseMEn” of the New AtheiSm MovEMEnt.

Now, DawkinS has one more title: Musician.

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BREAKING: In Wake of DOMA Decision, Humane Shelters Report Record Adoption Rates

June 26, 2013

Man with dogFollowing the Supreme Court’s declaration that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, humane shelters nationwide are reportedly adopting out at record rates.

“We couldn’t have asked for a better ruling,” says Irene Sternberg, head of the Amherst Pets Shelter in Amherst, NY. “Now all of our animals will be part of loving, caring families.”

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SSA at Presbyterian College Lights The Night

September 20, 2012

Most people have in some way been touched by cancer. In my own family, my grandfather succumbed to bone cancer, and both my grandmother and mother have had bouts with breast cancer. When I heard about the Foundation Beyond Belief’s challenge to secular groups to raise money for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, I knew I wanted my group, Secular Student Alliance at Presbyterian College, to be a part of it.

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