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Hannah Taylor Mortenson

Soldier standing on the battlefield looking into the sky at helicopters.


Battlefield Ethics

High-stakes situations are rarely black-and-white for US special operators.

A woman stands in front of a public bathroom mirror and takes a selfie. There are several stalls behind her.

Student Life

The Best BYU Loos

Taylor Rees has visited every bathroom on BYU campus and has ranked them by style, layout, traffic, and cleanliness.

Masked woman creating COVID care packages.

Student Life

Comfort in Quarantine

BYUSA delivers COVID care packages to help isolated students feel seen and loved by their peers.

Runner Courtney Wayment and Coach Taylor embrace after competition


Glory Relay

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

True Blue Ducks
Spring 2021
Two New Zealand blue ducks recently found a home in the Monte L. Bean Museum at BYU.
Translating the Word
Spring 2021
BYU translation minor Lila Norton leads the ecclesiastical-review team for the Macedonian Book of Mormon translation.
Story Sweep
Spring 2021
BYU students sweep an intercollegiate writing competition, claiming first place in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.