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Who Is the BYU GOAT? is the text over a goat silhouette and medallion, six athletes are displayed at the top.
Danny or Dylann? Steve or Shauna? Or one of the other nearly 200 Cougar greats inducted into the BYU Athletic Hall of Fame? Here is a list of candidates to assist in the debate of which BYU athlete should be crowned the GOAT—greatest of all time. And if you think we missed the BYU GOAT boat entirely, let us know whom you would nominate instead and why.
President Dallin H. Oaks stands at the podium of the BYU Marriott Center.
In last week’s devotional address, President Dallin H. Oaks taught that only the gospel of Jesus Christ can unite and bring peace to people of all races and nationalities. Read a summary or the full address. Audio and video versions are available at BYU Speeches.
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BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe dressed up as the Phantom of the Opera.
The pandemic couldn’t keep some holiday fun from coming to BYU. And once again athletic director Tom Holmoe and all of the other Halloween fans on campus showed off their creative costume and makeup abilities. Check out the ghoulish gallery.
Vocal Point sings against a wintry backdrop.
While Vocal Point admits that it might be a little early for Christmas music, the a cappella artists say the time nevertheless felt right to release the first track from their EP “Newborn King,” coming out Nov. 13. “The message of this song really resonated with us,” VP says on YouTube. “Given the ongoing pandemic, we couldn’t wait to share our belief that all still can be well and that we can still find peace amid chaos.”
A woman works in a lab to spin nanofibers for more effective masks.
A BYU engineering team has developed an innovative process that can turn a traditional cloth mask into medical-grade protective gear by adding a nanofiber membrane that blocks more than 90 percent of viruses and particles. Learn how tiny threads, polymers, and static electricity combine to make masks safer and more breathable.
A field with row upon row of onion plants. Text says Lessons from the onion patch, Henry B. Eyring, September 30, 1990.
President Henry B. Eyring tells a poignant story of his father crawling painfully but happily through an onion bed, pulling weeds. Watch this inspiring short video to learn the valuable life lesson President Eyring’s father later taught him. You can also read or listen to the full address.
BYU QB Zach Smith high steps into the end zone for a TD.
The Cougar football team cruised to 7-0 in their Halloween matchup with Western Kentucky, topping the Hilltoppers 41–10. Now, in the football team’s biggest game of the 2020 season, No. 9 BYU will face No. 21 Boise State. Depending on the outcome, the Cougars could wind up in a festive New Year’s Day game.
Cosmo and the Cougarettes perform before a socially distanced stadium crowd.
The 6,000 fans gathered for the football matchup with Western Kentucky on Halloween were treated to the latest dance tricks by the Cougarettes and Cosmo.
The founders of Qualtrics, including new Jazz owner Ryan Smith.
Qualtrics CEO and BYU grad Ryan Smith (second from left) became the new owner of the Utah Jazz this week. Get all of the details of the high-profile purchase and learn more about Smith’s early business experience, his love of basketball, and recent successes.
Carole Jones and her son Jonathan who is wearing Enchroma glasses.
BYU grad Carole Jones was in the classroom a year ago when her color-blind son Jonathan tried on his principal’s color-enhancing glasses and experienced the intensity of green and other colors for the first time. When Jonathan’s emotional reaction—captured on video—went viral, the Joneses recognized that the attention could make a difference in the lives of others.
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