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Three Ways to Eat Healthy on Campus

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Arts & Culture

Made of Honor: Student groups combine efforts as they seek honor code reform

“[The honor code office] is part of the reason why a lot of people enjoy and feel comfortable at BYU and choose to go there,” Smith said. “It’s not an anarchist protest or movement against the Church … we just want to bring current enforcement and actions in line with that Christlike message that the church and Honor Code Office stand for.”

Arts & Culture Student Blog

Mutual interests: survey of dating app profiles underscores differences – and shocking similarities

When we first dove into dating app data, we were mostly interested in finding differences. What do men seeking women do differently to attract partners? What about women seeking women? With Tinder, we explored many of those divides. We resisted the urge (for the most part) to comment on why those divides exist – to […]

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Here’s where to stream this year’s top Oscar contenders

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] The 2018 Academy Award nominees were announced early Tuesday morning. A few historic firsts happened – the first superhero movie to be nominated for Best Motion Picture of the Year (Black Panther), first indigenous Mexican woman to […]

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Survey of local Tinder profiles unearths most common features

Pictures by waterfalls. Name dropping The Office. Mirror selfies. If you’ve ever found yourself swiping through Tinder, America’s most popular dating app, and asking yourself the question “Why do so many of these look the same?” — you’re not alone. Last week, Assistant Arts & Culture Editor Brandee Watters and I set out to find the […]


Ruble delivers lively set at Velour’s 13th anniversary show

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Ten years ago, Neon Trees were a flagship Velour band one year away from the release of their career-making single “Animal.” As a tribute to the band–and other artists that play there–Noah Ruble and his backing band ended their […]

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Film Review: ‘Bumblebee’ has a different kind of buzz – nostalgia

The hype around Bumblebee centers around a single question: Did they just make a good Transformers movie? It seems impossible, but the 92% score on Rotten Tomatoes certainly makes a case. The film has earned high marks for shrinking the bloated scale of the franchise and serving up a fresh 80s feel. Filmmakers themselves cited […]