Winter 2018 Issue

Features

Feature

Big Shots

From adrenaline junkies to budgeting gurus, these eight BYUTubers are racking up the views online.

Feature

On Loss and Waiting

When life’s uncertainties are overwhelming, solace can be found as we wait upon the Lord.

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Doing Good Better

Why do so many well-intentioned service efforts fall short? BYU experts offer ideas on how to make a real difference.

Departments

Family Focus

Divide or Conquer

Thoughts about divorce are common—perhaps even inevitable—and don’t mean the end of a relationship.

Commentary

You Are Not Alone

By shining a light on the issue of sexual violence, we help victims realize they no longer need to live in the dark.

At The Y

At the Y

Blue Bones

LaVell threw out the football bible and wrote his own rulebook. The author of this essay of the year follows his lead.

At the Y

Run Like a Caveman

How did BYU men’s cross country team win the WCC championship with a perfect score? With some help from Cavemen.

At the Y

Now That’s a Wrap

Arguably the coolest car on campus, Hawkes Poulter’s tricked-out Acura RSX is a canvas of all his childhood loves.

At the Y

To Behold and Be Held

BYU students flocked to the Harold B. Lee Library for the chance to hold a first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon.

At the Y

4 Tips for Better Running

Training for a marathon or looking to become more active? New research from BYU helps runners maximize their miles.

At the Y

Q&A: Stamping Out Slavery

In absolute numbers, more people are living in slavery than ever before in human history, says Professor Mason.

At the Y

Mr. Impossible

Proposal of the decade goes to Y student Andrew Justvig, who shows anything can happen if you let it.

At the Y

Family Study Time

BYU’s new family study room has lactation rooms, rockers, play structures, sound-proof glass study rooms, and more.

Alumni News

Alumni News

Documenting Devotion

Documentary photographer and BYU alumnus David Storey shares favorite images of the devout around the world.

Alumni News

A Mediator Mom

This alumna, mom, and mediation expert says the same skills apply to toddlers and CEOs.

Alumni News

Looking Back: BYU on Tour

It’s a trick to plan any BYU performing-group tour. Check out how they did it in 1963—with lots of toy busses.

Alumni News

Navigating the Maze of Media

Monitoring rather than eliminating may be the key to guiding our children’ s media consumption.

Alumni News

Channeling Success

Former BYU Swim Captain Kurt Dickson, now 50, set a record swimming the English Channel solo.

Alumni News

Fostering Love

Meet the Smiths, a couple who opened their hearts and home to some 150 foster children.

Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

Elevated Views

A breathtaking view of Squaw Peak and elevating thoughts from Thoreau and President Worthen.

Out of the Blue

Bible Walk

A life-size replica of Moses’s tabernacle built on BYU campus gave students a look at ancient Israelite worship.

Out of the Blue

A Wicked Good Time

Tony Award–winner Kristin Chenoweth not only performed at BYU. She was so blown away, she made a sizable donation.

Web Only

Web Only

A Lecture for Young Mormons

The author of Letters to a Young Mormon drew a crowd at his BYU lecture on Mormonism and morality.

Letters From Home

Letters From Home

Grandma’s Tree

Grafting good into your family can bear sweet fruit.