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Disney+ racks up 10 million users in first 48 hours since...

Approximately 10 million people have already purchased Disney+ subscriptions since the company’s official launch on Tuesday, Nov. 12, according to a Disney press release.

Provo-based app encourages friendship building

In May 2018, Sean Bair was on his way to meet a friend when he realized he had forgotten the names of his friend’s children, though he’d met them numerous times. Embarrassed, Bair quickly called his wife for help so he could avoid a potentially awkward situation.

Provo’s Afuego Fridays strives for clean, good fun

Afuego Fridays is a weekly dance held at the Enigma Event Center in Provo that features Latin and hip-hop music. While many night clubs have the inclination to be wild and chaotic, Afuego Fridays owner Luis Castro said he has adapted the club to fit community values.

New streaming services change media industry

The launch of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, on Nov. 12 represents a new trend in the industry in which content creators offer subscriptions directly to consumers.

BYU student prepares for a shot at breaking rap marathon world...

Every musician has something that separates them from the other artists in their genre. One BYU student hopes his background as a member of the group Sockhampton, a group of rapping sock puppets, and his upcoming attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest rap marathon will set him apart.
Mason Coram

Esports on rise at BYU

Most BYU students have played a video game at some point in their lives. Video games can be a fun and even social activity, but some students are taking things to the next level with competitive games, sometimes called esports.