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BYU Students Help Find Families of MIA Soldiers

BYU Students Help Find Families of MIA Soldiers

In a powerful and life-impacting family history product, students at the BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy are working alongside the United States Army to locate families of missing servicemen so their remains can be brought home. The students have been assigned 65 cases and have solved 48 of them so far. After the students come up with the …

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LaVell Edwards, Legendary BYU Football Coach, Dies at Age 86

LaVell Edwards, Legendary BYU Football Coach, Dies at Age 86

Featured Image by Elliott Miller for The Daily Universe LaVell Edwards, head football coach for Brigham Young University from 1972 to 2000, died Thursday. According to the Herald Extra, Patti Edwards reported her husband broke his hip on Christmas Eve which contributed to his death. He was 86. Reuben LaVell Edwards was born October 11, 1940 in Orem, Utah. He …

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ESPN Declares BYU Women’s Gymnastics Team Winners of the ‘Mannequin Challenge’

ESPN Declares BYU Women's Gymnastics Team Winners of the 'Mannequin Challenge'

One of the latest viral trends is the ‘mannequin challenge’ where people stand perfectly still and are filmed. Sounds simple enough, but the results are pretty impressive. Just take a look at these: A video posted by kellyrowland (@kellyrowland) on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:13am PST That girl is a real crowd pleaserrrrr #MannequinChallenge #dwts pic.twitter.com/empyBNcngt — Laurie Hernandez ➶ …

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BYU Adopts Amnesty Clause for Sexual Assault Victims on Campus

BYU Adopts Amnesty Clause for Sexual Assault Victims on Campus

Featured Image | BYU Photo Earlier this spring, Brigham Young University faced criticism for their policies revolving around rape and sexual assault victims and the Honor Code office. In response to the criticism, BYU President Kevin J. Worthen announced the school’s intention to solve the issue. This week, BYU completed their study and the Advisory Council on Campus Response to Sexual Assault …

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BYU ‘Living Legends’ Perform Before the Queen of Tonga

BYU 'Living Legends' Perform Before the Queen of Tonga

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The exciting international performing group, Brigham Young University’s “Living Legends,” sang and danced before Her Majesty, the Queen of Tonga, Queen Nanasipau’u, Saturday night in the Atele Stadium of Nuku’alofa, Tonga. Approximately 800 invited guests attended the dazzling concert including local government, business, and faith leaders. Dignitaries included Honourable Lupepau’u, Nobles of the Realm, High Commissioners of …

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BYU President Commits to Improving Sexual Assault Policies

BYU President Commits to Improving Sexual Assault Policies

Brigham Young University, in response to recent criticism about their policies revolving around rape and sexual abuse victims, has released a video and news statement from President Kevin J. Worthen. “We understand the concerns that have been expressed about the reporting of sexual assaults to our Title IX Office, and we care deeply about the safety of our students,” the …

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New BYUtv Show Combines Family History and Reality TV for an Emotional, Thrilling Experience

New BYUtv Show Combines Family History and Reality TV for an Emotional, Thrilling Experience

Header photo courtesy of Ian Nelson. Photo of the Browns courtesy of Jacob Johnson.  A new reality television series from BYUtv combines the powerful emotions of family history with the thrilling adventure of a cross-country competition. Relative Race, set to air on February 28, 2016, follows four couples as they race from California to New York in ten days. Along …

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Could a 19-Year-Old Girl Change the Course of History By Faith? | EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with the Makers of Joan of Arc

Could a 19-Year-Old Girl Change the Course of History By Faith? | EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with the Makers of Joan of Arc

Could a nineteen-year-old girl change the course of history simply by faith? This is the question posed and answered by BYUtv’s latest documentary and drama, Joan of Arc. Featuring beautifully shot reenactments in France and powerful interviews with leading experts on her life and Church leaders such as Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Joan of Arc offers an in-depth look at …

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