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How a Latter-day Saint Began the "Hang Loose" Sign

by Katie Lambert | June 7, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The shaka, a friendly hand gesture commonly used by surfers and BYU fans alike, didn't start out as a sign ...


Watch: TEDx Speaker Shares Surprising Survey Finds from President Nelson's 10-Day Social Media Fast Invitation

by Daedan Olander | May 15, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In an October 2018 general conference address given to the women of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson...


BYU Announces 3 Changes to Honor Code Office Following Student Criticism

by KSL | May 14, 2019 | Mormon Life

BYU has made three changes to its Honor Code following increased criticism from students.  Honor Code ...


"Forbes" Ranks BYU No. 1 as Best Value College in America

by LDS Living Staff | April 30, 2019 | Mormon Life

There's no doubt about it—people are investing increasingly more in a college education, especially as tuit...


BYU Valedictorian's Powerful Speech Goes Viral: "I Am Proud to Be a Gay Son of God"

by Danielle B. Wagner | April 29, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

CNN. Washington Post . Fox. Huffington Post . CBS. One Latter-day Saint's powerful valedictorian speech has...


BYU Feminist Study Finds Couples Thrive, Are Empowered When Both Partners Are Involved in Finances

by Jayne Edwards | April 24, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When both partners are involved in financial decisions and processes, they’re more empowered, and relations...


BYU Responds to Student Criticism, Concerns Over Honor Code Office

by Deseret News | April 10, 2019 | Mormon Life

Some BYU students believe a document published on the school’s website Wednesday signals the start of a shi...


Why This BYU Law Professor Is Headed to the Supreme Court

by Deseret News | March 28, 2019 | Mormon Life

Stephanie Barclay, a law professor at Brigham Young University and religious freedom advocate, is headed to...


No-Sunday-Play Policy Has BYU Women’s Hoops Preparing for NCAA Run in Unique Way

by KSL | March 25, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

After BYU women's basketball team defeated Auburn to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament, Si...


"I Believe We Can Do Better:" Former Cosmo the Cougar Comes Out in Support of LGBTQ Saints

by Deseret News | February 26, 2019 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

As I integrate my sexual orientation with my church activity and faith in Jesus Christ, my future sometimes...