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BYU senior Josh Robinson (center) finished third in a global Chinese proficiency contest this summer.
Imagine giving a three-minute oral presentation, a stand-up comedy routine, a vocal solo, and answering multiple questions about another country’s culture and history. Now imagine doing it all in Mandarin Chinese on live television. What started out as an attempt to get a few extra-credit points in his Chinese class ended with BYU student Josh Robinson (center) placing third out of 157 competitors in the Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition.
A BYU women's volleyball player sets the ball for a teammate.
Four BYU sports teams have claimed spots in the top 10 for just the second time in 20 years. No. 4 women’s soccer remains undefeated after a 4-2 win over UC Irvine on Saturday. No. 9 women’s volleyball returned home to defeat LMU on Tuesday. No. 4 women’s cross country claimed first at the Bill Dellinger Invitational while the No. 2 men’s team took second. Check the schedule to see when the teams play next.
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Justice Neil Gorsuch addresses a crowd.Photography by Jaren Wilkey/BYU.
On Sept. 20 U.S. Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch visited BYU, where, in a question and answer session, he pled for civility and shared his fear that American civic education is deteriorating. Gorsuch is currently on a book tour for A Republic, If You Can Keep It.
The Cougarettes, dressed in retro clothing, perform during a BYU football game timeout.
At the BYU vs. Washington game, the Cougarettes helped throw it back with retro outfits and a new dance during a timeout. The football team sported retro uniforms and helmets and played on a ’60s-style painted field.
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BYU alumna Marsha Mark-Baird displays the flag of Trinidad and Tobago after competing in a track event.
She came to the United States from Trinidad, rode a horse, and thought all her dreams had come true. But BYU alumna Marsha Mark-Baird was just getting started. Despite hardships, trials, and setbacks, she earned a master’s degree, competed in two Olympic games, and helped set a relay world record in the 2016 World Masters Championships. She’s now a social worker in the Provo School District and a mother of three young sons. Read more about Mark-Baird’s journey.
The casts of Studio C and Dwight in Shining Armor eat snacks and compete in a role-playing game.
Medieval and modern meet as Studio C comedians play a game with their neighbors, the characters from Dwight in Shining Armor. Watch this awkward game night or stream season two of the comedy adventure series to catch more of Dwight and his companions. Finally, check out everything new on BYUtv this fall.
A young man sits in between two people at an event. He looks out of place and uncomfortable.
BYU researchers found that 20 percent of college students feel like frauds—even when they are fully qualified. To counter impostor syndrome, researchers suggest students reach out to family, friends, or even professors outside their major. Read more about their discoveries and proposed methods for coping.
BYU mascot Cosmo prepares to make a parkour jump near the Heritage Halls dorms.
Watch Cosmo show off his parkour skills as he takes the long way around campus to deliver Cosmo Club T-shirts to two young fans. BYU’s beloved mascot is the focus for BYU’s Homecoming celebrations and the topic for the George H. Brimhall Memorial Essay Contest, having been a part of the community for more than 65 years and a tradition and symbol of true blue spirit.
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