The TikTok trap: How the app fuels body dissatisfaction

With the combination of a surge in social media use, two years of an isolating global pandemic and the popular new app Tik Tok, disordered eating and body dissatisfaction are on the rise among young girls.

Cougars and cryptocurrency: How BYU students are getting involved in bitcoin

Some BYU students are getting involved in the fast-growing world of cryptocurrency.

Some college students say cryptocurrency is the future

Many college students are turning to buying and selling cryptocurrencies to help cushion their finances while balancing unstable part-time jobs and limited work hours as full-time students.

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.
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