Cougar Questions: What is your favorite General Conference tradition?

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October means falling leaves, cooler temperatures, Halloween decorations and, at BYU, getting ready for General Conference. Conference weekend can mean a lot of different things to different people. We want to find out what it means to students, so we asked students what their favorite Conference traditions are.

"We have a big buffet breakfast on Sunday morning." — Dave Rowe, advertising, Orem
“We have a big buffet breakfast on Sunday morning.” — Dave Rowe, advertising, Orem
"We will order about 20 boxes of pizza on Saturdays, and on Sundays we make our own pizza. Last time we made about 40 pizzas." — Grant Myers, cryptzoology, San Diego, Calif.
“We will order about 20 boxes of pizza on Saturdays, and on Sundays we make our own pizza. Last time we made about 40 pizzas.” — Grant Myers, cryptzoology, San Diego, Calif.
"When we were little, if we were reverent my parents would fill up a jar with candy corn. If we filled up the jar, then we got to go to the pumpkin patch." — Julia Brim, psychology, Spokane, Wash.
“When we were little, if we were reverent my parents would fill up a jar with candy corn. If we filled up the jar, then we got to go to the pumpkin patch.” — Julia Brim, psychology, Spokane, Wash.
"We make pumpkin waffles and have a girls' night after Priesthood session." — Megan Conrad, political science, Springville
“We make pumpkin waffles and have a girls’ night after Priesthood session.” — Megan Conrad, political science, Springville
"In my family we call it pajama church because we don't have to go anywhere." — Melissa Mendenhall, music, Temple, Texas
“In my family we call it pajama church because we don’t have to go anywhere.” — Melissa Mendenhall, music, Temple, Texas
"We go on family vacation. We usually all go somewhere to watch it; this year we are going to St. George." — Michael Abbott, sophomore, Orem
“We go on family vacation. We usually all go somewhere to watch it; this year we are going to St. George.” — Michael Abbott, sophomore, Orem
"My family all comes together and watches Conference together." — Nick Henderson, public relations, Orem
“My family all comes together and watches Conference together.” — Nick Henderson, public relations, Orem
"My family all gets together, and after Priesthood session we all get banana splits." — Rachel Ockey, pre-vocal performance, Mapleton
“My family all gets together, and after Priesthood session we all get banana splits.” — Rachel Ockey, pre-vocal performance, Mapleton
"Back home we would always stay in pajamas and make cookies." — Rachel Smith, genetics, Columbia, S.C.
“Back home we would always stay in pajamas and make cookies.” — Rachel Smith, genetics, Columbia, S.C.
"In my family we make waffles and watch it in our pajamas." — Scott Whitworth, business management, California
“In my family we make waffles and watch it in our pajamas.” — Scott Whitworth, business management, California

 

 

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