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Wedding chimes and testing center lines: The insider on student marriages

As of Fall 2021, only 25% of enrolled BYU students were married. This is much higher than the percentage of married college undergraduates across the United States — 7%. But this is still much lower than what you might expect from the BYU culture, which promises a “ring before spring.”

30 years later: The Marriott Center bomb threat

Church security officers, BYU Police officers and eyewitnesses reflect on what has changed in the 30 years since the Marriott Center bomb threat.

The world in a single building

While the phrase “cultural diversity” may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Provo, the English Language Center at BYU is an incredibly diverse place that acts as a hub for international students who hope to become more efficient in the English language.

Same place, different faith — Life at BYU for students of...

More than 98% of BYU students identify as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some students of other faiths have shared stories of their experiences at BYU, what they’ve learned and what they wish professors and other students knew. 

The professorial personality-to-profession paradigm

Personalities — we all have them; tests attempt to define them. At BYU, there are 34,737 personalities on campus; even more if you include faculty. For some professors, aspects of their personality are a quiet, hidden force behind their careers. For others, they’re externally defining traits. 

Preserving Provo’s History

Since its settlement in 1849, Provo has unfolded a rich history – one that has been celebrated and preserved by its residents.