Gov. Gary Herbert announced on Friday May 19 a special election to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. The special election will take place Nov. 7, 2017.
BYU hosted the largest two-day gathering of LDS women anywhere in the world on May 4-5 at its annual Women’s Conference. Over 200 presenters shared their thoughts, and conversion, healing and sharing the gospel emerged as prominent themes at this year’s conference.
The Daily Universe and ElevenNEWS staff compete against other newspapers and journalists every year in national contests. So far this year, BYU journalism students have received several awards for their stories, beats and photos. Three contests have announced finalists and winners.
Students took to Twitter to celebrate the addition of a March holiday to the BYU academic calendar beginning in 2017. It’s no extended spring break, but students will take it.
SeaWorld will end its orca shows at its San Diego park by 2017, its top executive said Monday, saying customers at the location have made clear they prefer killer whales acting more naturally rather than doing tricks.
BYU football’s Independent status comes with its perks — one being the opportunity to schedule LSU in…