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.
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.
Reading Time: 4 minutes “There is a place for us,” Matt Easton said. “We do belong. At places like BYU … it’s not just that they can learn to tolerate us, but they need us. They need our voices, and our ideas, and our creativity. That is what makes a community beautiful.”
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 […]
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 […]