Provo moves to more sustainable power practices

Provo City Council made a decision on May 5, 2020, that was a little bit shocking: Provo City approved a motion to switch power to 60% green, renewable energy by 2030.

BYU students, professors capture astronomical images at New Mexico observatory

Students and faculty from a BYU science department captured images from space at an observatory in New Mexico to further research evolution of the universe. 

Trends rise for social media dating

The hashtag #twinder blew up on Twitter a few weeks ago. "Twinder" combined the wide worlds of social media and online dating with interesting results. This past week, Twitter user Big Relly, the re-instigator of the "twinder" trend, tweeted about an invite to another Twitter wedding. Universe Live reporter Abby Gunderson went to BYU campus to find out what students think about these new developments in internet dating. Not all students are Twitter users, but everyone understands the idea of online dating.

Utahns to pocket new digital driver’s license on Apple Wallet

Apple recently announced that Utah one of the first eight states anticipating digital driver's licenses and state IDs with Apple Wallet.

Billionaire space race expands industry, ‘democratizes’ space

A new push for space tourism is expanding as some billionaires start a new space race with their recent flights. Opportunities for students entering the space industry are increasing while the potential for a democratization of space seems near.

Negativity, hate speech on social media at a level ‘never seen before’

Negativity on social media has increased in the past year and has included backlash against leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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