New software adopted by the HCO provides secure communications so that students will know why they’ve been asked to meet with an administrator before their scheduled appointment. “Our review of how we serve students showed the importance of clear communication from our office,” said Kevin Utt, Honor Code Office director. “This new system allows us to provide the details students want to know up front while still protecting student privacy.”
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Ten years ago, Sheralyn Belyeu opened an Encyclopedia Britannica that her husband had bought for their family at a local thrift store. There are countless things you might expect to find inside an encyclopedia — the population of Madagascar, the first battle of the Civil War, the physics of light — but Belyeu, to her surprise, found a letter tucked inside theirs.
It was in front of me and I could only stare and mumble, “Thank you.” Hardly the grateful gesture I wanted to give to the Russian Orthodox priest proudly standing before after he’d given me his gift. In May, 1992 this rather large Russian Orthodox priest gave me that gift of a phonograph record commemorating the 1,000th year of baptism in Russia. But I couldn’t take my eyes off of the cover of the phonograph record he had given me.
‘The Book of Mormon’ musical arrives in Salt Lake for the third time. Here’s a look at its history, fans and critics
This week, the Broadway musical that skewered The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on its way to nine Tony Awards opens for the third time just blocks from Temple Square and the church's headquarters. The musical is well-documented as being irreverent, vulgar and profane. "The Book of Mormon" plays its targeted faith for laughs. In the years since the musical opened on Broadway in 2011, some commentary has addressed the appropriateness of lampooning religion and culture in such a manner.
“Blessed Are the Peacemakers”: James and Dolley Madison and the Key to Making Peace Amidst Partisanship
Our nation and homes are in grave need of peacemakers. The seeds of anger and divisiveness are being sown at every turn. Thankfully, we have wonderful examples of peacemakers to whom we can turn as we seek after the fruits of peace and civility in our homes and nation.
In a culture that celebrates alcohol, an oxymoron of a business is emerging: the boozeless bar. From Austin, Texas, to Brooklyn, New York, people are gathering to sip artisanal beverages that look and sound like traditional cocktails, but with zero alcohol content.