Spring 2020 Issue

Features

Feature

A Political Hole

BYU research explains the gender gap in politics—and how to close it.

Feature

BYU, Still

How campus went quiet, yet BYU continued on, during the coronavirus pandemic.

Feature

Lessons from 1918

While the effects of COVID-19 on campus may feel unprecedented, canceling classes has happened before at BYU.

Departments

Family Focus

Don’t Let Your Marriage Go Cold

For empty-nest couples, keeping a marriage strong—or reviving it—calls for new strategies and renewed commitment.

At The Y

At the Y

Y Spy

James Gaskin’s office comes with its own I-Spy list. See if you can find Baby Yoda, Hogwarts, and a hot air balloon.

At the Y

Q&A: The Power of Praise

Sticky notes come in clutch for a BYU professor. He’s learned praise is one of the best tools to help improve behavior.

At the Y

Sidelines and Frontlines

BYU Army ROTC cadet Jenae Hyde dons another role on campus besides being a student; she‘s on the BYU Cheer Squad.

At the Y

Kuest to the Top

Golf or paint, said Peter Kuest’s father. This little threat helped forge the No. 1 golfer in the NCAA.

At the Y

Playing With Pattern

This multimedia art show is full of bright colors, interesting shapes, and pieces of art that break the rules.

At the Y

Hitting a High Note

BYU student wins $20,000 at the 2020 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

At the Y

A Building Just for Music

BYU’s School of Music is welcoming a new facility, with construction beginning in the spring of 2020.

At the Y

We’re No. 1*

The coronavirus canceled the NCAA championship—but BYU basically clinched the title.

Alumni News

Alumni News

Breaking Down the Generations

What happens when you get good thinkers from different generations talking? For starters, you can move past “OK Boomer.”

Alumni News

Maximize the Music

We tend to hole up in musical niches but expanding our listening diet can mold our imagination and connection to others.

Alumni News

The Homework Diner

This Albuquerque mom saw a need in her schools and decided to step in, creating the Homework Diner program.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Exclamation Points

Yoeli Childs bends the rim on his last dunk—punctuating BYU’s 91–78 senior-night takedown of No. 2 Gonzaga.

Out of the Blue

Nothing Gold Can Stay

A student won the David M. Kennedy Center’s annual photo contest for capturing the Múlafossur Waterfall.

Out of the Blue

Performing with Perlman

Students in the BYU Philharmonic Orchestra got an opportunity of a lifetime to perform with violinist Itzhak Perlman.

Letters From Home