Spring 2021 Issue

Features

Feature

Austen Found

Three BYU grads turned their literary excavation of England into a love letter to Jane Austen.

Feature

Deet Diggers

Today it seems that everybody online wants to know all about you. BYU experts share how to secure your online life.

Insight

Insight

Silent Sermons

Do we have ears to hear and hearts that feel?

Departments

First Person

Meeting the President

With stories from Ernest Wilkinson to Kevin Worthen, alumni share their first-person experiences with BYU presidents.

The Y Report

The Y Report

The Transfers

This trio of starters and other recruits helped BYU avoid a rebuilding year.

The Y Report

Rooting Out Racism

The Committee on Race, Equity & Belonging suggests 26 ways to make BYU more inclusive for all.

The Y Report

Happier at Home

Spending more time at home during COVID-19 shutdowns might actually be helping teen mental health, say BYU researchers.

The Y Report

Stage Fright

BYU theatre students appeared on stage as ghostly projections during productions of Illusionary Tales.

The Y Report

The Price of Pollution

Utah air pollution isn’t just hurting our wallets—it’s also affecting our health, BYU research says.

The Y Report

Glory Relay

Courtney Wayment claims two national titles at indoor track meet, and Conner Mantz wins the men's cross country race.

The Y Report

10 Years of TEDxBYU

BYU’s Ballard Center celebrated the tenth anniversary of TEDxBYU. See the top ten TEDxBYU speeches of the decade.

The Y Report

True Blue Ducks

Two New Zealand blue ducks recently found a home in the Monte L. Bean Museum at BYU.

The Y Report

Translating the Word

BYU translation minor Lila Norton leads the ecclesiastical-review team for the Macedonian Book of Mormon translation.

The Y Report

Story Sweep

BYU students sweep an intercollegiate writing competition, claiming first place in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Jerusalem, Utah

Utah’s Jerusalem set takes center stage in The Chosen—the largest crowdfunded tv production of all time.

Out of the Blue

Digging Deep

With a dominant 65-point win, BYU Women’s Cross Country claimed their gold at the 2021 NCAA Championships.

True Blue

Ditto to That

A new magazine teaches kids to appreciate the differences.

True Blue

Black and White

In the mid-1920s two young women stand outside the Training Building on Lower Campus wearing handmade dresses.

True Blue

Bibliophilia

Trisha Weekes is at home in her workshop, where she creates, repairs, and preserves books.

True Blue

Underwater Computing

For two years computer engineer Spencer Fowers tested a data center in an unlikely place—the Scottish seafloor.

True Blue

Going Full Circle

The Peterson kids got a tour of the local recycling plant, where their dad, Rick, works.

True Blue

Blue Bloods

The face mask mandate has added a whole new meaning to form, fit, and function—the three F’s of fashion—at BYU.

True Blue

Dance of Peace

Diné (Navajo) photographer Eugene Tapahe captures healing during a pandemic.

True Blue

The Middleman

When Winter Storm Uri covered Texas in snow, a stake president forgot himself and coordinated efforts to serve others.

True Blue

Give a Little More

Read how four returned missionaries founded a charity to give back to the Bolivians who changed their lives.

True Blue

Have Your Cake

A stay-at-home mom and cake maker contemplates caring for her son and pursuing her dream job.