Latter-day LGBTQ+: Preston Jenkins

June 16, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Preston Jenkins, a junior studying public relations at UVU, was the second of nine kids in his LDS family. Preston knew that he was born gay. When he hit puberty, he couldn’t relate when other boys were talking about girls. “[Being gay] is just one piece of the big puzzle that is Preston Jenkins,” he […]

Latter-day LGBTQ+: Daniel Little

April 19, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Daniel Little, a sophomore studying political science, was born in St. George and has lived in Highland most of his life. After returning home from his mission in New York City Feb. 2019, he began attending UVU during the summer semester. Daniel was raised in a strong LDS family, and has chosen to stay even […]

Research expert opens up about different religious world views

November 30, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_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 _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] As part of “The Psychology Of” series, organized by the Psychology Club at UVU, a discussion regarding different world views of religion was held on Nov. 29. The guest speaker, Ben Knowlton, discussed the impact that religion has on one’s […]

Making Fun of Mormons: How far is too far?

September 30, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Comedian David Cross of “Arrested Development” drew heavy criticism from Twitter users, religious commentators and others when he posted a photoshopped picture of himself in Church of Jesus Christ temple garments ahead of a tour stop in Salt Lake City in August. “Utah, learn the real truth!” the promotional image said. Many weren’t amused, including […]

What do LDS members do on their two-year missions?

January 22, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes We’ve all heard “When I was on my mission…” in a classroom before. The eyes immediately begin to roll or chuckling comes from others who have either served an LDS mission or can’t help but laugh at the repetitive verse. For those who aren’t of the LDS faith, you may wonder why these former missionaries […]