The truth about 'BYU for Caffeine'

Popular topics on campus over the last few weeks include the football team’s less-than-stellar offense, the beginning of mid-terms, the presidential race and, perhaps most infamously, caffeine.

At the center of much of the caffeine conversation has been Skyler Thiot, a senior advertising major from Dallas, Texas. Thiot created the Facebook page “BYU for Caffeine” on Aug. 30, just one day after the Church released a statement saying “the Church does not prohibit the use of caffeine.” The statement was subsequently updated to read that “the Church revelation spelling out health practices (Doctrine and Covenants 89) does not mention the use of caffeine.”

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