125 years ago: BYU’s Theological Department begins missionary meetings as a way to prepare young men for missionary service. Speakers at the meetings would include returned missionaries, several Church Presidents, and other General Authorities.
75 years ago: Seeking to turn student interest from social units to clubs, President Franklin S. Harris (B 1907) develops the slogan “Every student in at least one club!”
25 years ago: R. LaVell Edwards (ED ’78) records his 100th win as head coach of the BYU football team in a 47-12 trouncing of the San Diego State University Aztecs.
5 years ago: The BYU Alumni Association initiates the Take a Cougar to Lunch program, where students eat with an alum from their field of study.