Orem Temple hosts media day for upcoming open house

October 23, 2023

Reading Time: 3 minutes Officials of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted a press briefing preluding the Orem Temple open house that is set to begin Oct. 27. Guided through on tours, reporters were shown inside the temple, expressed to the symbolism of its rooms, and given remarks about how the temple will affect students and residents in the area.

Traveling Tabernacle comes to UVU 

October 3, 2023

Reading Time: 2 minutes A life size replica of the ancient Traveling Tabernacle has been erected in the Institute Parking lot, allowing students and visitors alike to tour the grounds and learn about the ancient structure. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have used this as an opportunity to discuss the similarities between ancient traditions and their faith.

Latter-day LGBTQ+: Kendra Hamblin

April 30, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Kendra Hamblin’s coming out story is quite unique. During the general conference in fall 2017, a semi-annual broadcasted meeting for LDS members, President Dallin H. Oaks spoke on a topic that was hurtful to her. In his talk, Oaks said that Latter-day Saints needed to reject anything that doesn’t fit their standards, listing same-sex marriage […]

Getting Oriented

February 27, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes   The scent of ginger wafts through the air. Dim lights hover above tables and glow in the dark wooden floor. The décor, as well as the cuisine, is a masterful blend of modern and traditional aesthetics.   Sora Asian Dining, owned and operated by David and June Kang, opened its doors for the first […]