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Karak Miakol receives 2019 Center for Conflict Resolution Peacemaker Award

Peace activist and asylee Karak Mayik Denyok Miakol accepted a bonsai tree Wednesday, Sept. 11, from the BYU Center for Conflict Resolution in recognition of her outreach in humanitarian aid.

Advisory issued for Utah Lake because of algal bloom

An advisory issued by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality on Monday, Sept. 9, advised Utah Lake visitors to stay out of the water until the end of September.

Senator Mike Lee plans to clarify Family Movie Act after VidAngel...

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is planning to update legislature that would protect families’ rights to filter content in the wake of the VidAngel’s legal conflict with movie studios like Disney.
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The Senate and House vote against state-run medical cannabis distribution system,...

Utah lawmakers dismissed a planned state-run medical cannabis dispensary system after they considered patient access, the quality of cannabis and an appeals board's concerns. They are now rushing to create a working program to be enforced by March 2020.

Students, community members express appreciation for President Nelson’s campus devotional

Thousands of students lined up as early as 7 a.m. to file into the Marriott Center and listen to President Russell M. Nelson speak at BYU's Tuesday devotional. Some offered thoughts and expressed their appreciation for the prophet's visit.

President Russell M. Nelson speaks at BYU about God’s love and...

President Russell M. Nelson addressed young adults at BYU’s devotional Sept. 17 in the Marriott Center, which was filled to capacity 30 minutes before the devotional even began.