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December, 9, 2015

The Light of Education

By Myunghee Tuttle One of my favorite things about the Education in Zion gallery are the windows on the East side. Through the windows, you can see the beautiful mountains that change colors according to the different seasons, the blue sky with white fluffy clouds, and the view of the lively campus. The Education in …

November, 12, 2015

Our Greatest Teacher

By Allyssa Jex When I give introductory tours in the gallery, I like to ask visitors about the architecture and artifacts in the gallery. I ask, “What stands out? Why?” After observations of the architecture and paintings in the gallery have been mentioned, I lead my tour groups to the center east side of the …

November, 4, 2015

Florence Jepperson Madsen: A Life of Service

By Anna Romney Many who have participated in BYU’s legendary choirs have fond memories of the Madsen Recital Hall. This space is used for choir rehearsals, student recitals, guest artist concerts and many more music-related activities—a fitting tribute to the woman for which it was named, Florence Jepperson Madsen. Florence had an auspicious beginning receiving …

October, 21, 2015

A Golden Opportunity

By Sebastian Romero Being a busy student at BYU, it is sometimes easy to get so caught up with school work that I stop appreciating the education that I am acquiring. Despite what you’ve heard from your friends in the accounting program, school is not supposed to be miserable and dreadful. It should require sacrifice …

October, 21, 2015

Abraham O Smoot: An Exemplar of Leadership, Dedication, and Sacrifice

By Jessica Reschke One of BYU’s contributors, Abraham O. Smoot, was highlighted during this year’s Homecoming. Smoot served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Brigham Young Academy, where he applied his great leadership skills. Some of these skills had come from his past experience serving as mayor of Salt Lake City and Provo. …

October, 14, 2015

A Loving Mentor: Delbert Brigham Brown

By Chris Kinghorn Delbert Brigham Brown grew up in Mexico as a rancher and a farmer, but in his adult years he moved his family to Provo, Utah, so his children could attend BYU. There, Brother Brown’s loving personality inspired and influenced the students and faculty. His wife, Irene, said, “Somehow his kind, understanding heart …

September, 30, 2015

The Education in Zion Gallery, A Good Place to Start

By Reggie Voyce If you have not yet discovered The Education in Zion Gallery in the Joseph F. Smith Building, it is a great time to do so. If you are an incoming student it is a good place to start with building a true appreciation of dedicated, life-long learning. That appreciation will serve you …

September, 30, 2015

Club Swinging: The Zumba of Yesteryear

By Annilyn Schill This photo of BYA students in gym class is one of my favorites to point out in the gallery because it just seems so funny and strange. Most visitors can’t imagine what you would do with those weird looking clubs. But these strange clubs, known as Indian clubs or meels, were actually …

September, 24, 2015

He Will Help

By Anna Romney The first couple weeks of school have been difficult to say the least. I’ve never done well with change, so beginnings of semesters have always been hard. Adding a new job, wedding planning, and everything else on top of adjusting to the new semester means I just didn’t know what to do …

September, 24, 2015

Ka Buke a Moramona: Hawaiian Book of Mormon

By Myunghee Sim In 1850, Elder George Q. Cannon and nine other missionaries went to Hawaii to preach the gospel. Many faced challenges in their missionary work due to the language and cultural barriers. Because of these difficulties, five of the original ten missionaries left Hawaii. However, George Q. Cannon decided to stay in Maui …