The first day of classes looked different Aug. 31 than in past semesters.
Twenty local activists, among whom were a handful of BYU students, led a peaceful protest in Provo Friday evening.
The Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo was different in 2020. Attendees, staff members and competitors were asked to wear face coverings. Hand sanitizing stations were placed around the fairgrounds. The number of tickets available was decreased from 8500 to 6000.
Bicentennial Dog Park in Provo hosted a pet safety day on July 15. Dog owners were invited to the park for free dog treats, a "kissing booth" for photos, and to receive pet safety information provided by Provo Animal Control and nearby shelters.
The pandemic has forced individuals to adapt activities to health guidelines like social distancing — and in some cases, that includes protesting.
At 6 a.m. on June 10 the normally quiet Washington Square Park was the gathering place for a Black Lives Matter protest against police brutality and racism.