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Carrie Fisher

HCHAA and the Humanist Hub were incredibly proud to award Carrie Fisher with the 10th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism. The awards ceremony was an amazing evening of music, speeches, and both wisdom and hilarity from the woman

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HCHAAmping 2016

HCHAA embarked on our (2nd) annual HCHAAmping trip for a weekend of fun, bonding, and delicious homemade food in a New Hampshire cabin. It was a great way to spend time with old friends and welcome new people into our

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Tufts Comes to Visit

On February 19, HCHAA hosted Harvard Humanist Chaplain Greg Epstein and the Tufts Freethought Society at our weekly discussion meeting, making it one of the biggest regular meetings in a long time!

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Festivus

For the last meeting of the year, HCHAA held its annual Festivus party.  There was a distinct lack of Feats of Strength, but there were a plethora of paper snowflakes being cut out and Festivus spirit for all.

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Thanksgiving Meal Packing

HCHAA members came out on November 15 to help with the Humanist Hub’s 6th Annual Interfaith Meal Packing event. This event was largely organized by HCHAA’s own Savannah Fritz, who has done incredible work with the Hub and led this meal-packing

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HCHAA/HCFA Movie Night

After debates and cross-discussion, it’s fun to remember that secular and religious people are friends, too! HCFA and HCHAA members gathered on November 14 to watch Guardians of the Galaxy.

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Veritas Forum: The End of Violence

On October 27, HCHAA co-sponsored the Veritas Forum event “The End of Violence.” Harvard psychology professor (and HCHAA advisor!) Steven Pinker and University of Pennsylvania law professor David Skeel discussed human nature and possibility of peace in our future. It

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Carrie Fisher, Cultural Humanist of the Year

HCHAA and the Humanist Hub are proud to announce that Carrie Fisher is receiving our 10th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism.  Fisher is an acclaimed actress best known for her iconic role as Princess Leia in Star Wars. 

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2015 HCHAA/HCFA Debate

On September 6, HCHAA kicked off their 2015-16 school year with their annual debate with Harvard College Faith and Action, co-sponsored by the Harvard Political Union.  This year’s topic was “Can Life Be Meaningful Without God?” August Stover and Noah Fechtor-Pradines

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HCHAA wilderness adventure

15 members of HCHAA spent the weekend of March 27-28 2015 up in the Harvard Outing Club cabin in NH – we did a 1000-piece puzzle, hiked Mt. Washington (well, part of it!) and watched some classic films – all in

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