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Ed Catmull Feature

Disney/Pixar president tells BYU how 5 films originally ‘sucked’

Failure is necessary and creativity is the means to solve problems — that is the message Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, shared with BYU students in Tuesday morning’s [...]
Clark G. Gilbert, currently the CEO of Deseret News and Deseret Digital Media and an executive vice president of Deseret Management Corporation, will become the next president of BYU-Idaho starting April 13. (Photo courtesy LDS Church)

Clark Gilbert named new BYU-Idaho president

At the conclusion of BYU-Idaho’s weekly devotional address, Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles announced that the university was getting a new president. Deseret News CEO Clark G. Gilbert will become BYU-Idaho’s [...]
Utah Valley OBGYN

SPONSORED: Valley Obstetrics & Gynecology

Valley Obstetrics & Gynecology offers a full range of women’s healthcare services including infertility, pregnancy care, premarital exams, family planning, cancer screening, menstrual disorders, gynecological consults and surgery. With [...]
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New Year, New You: 14 ways to say goodbye to 2014 issues

Resolutions are solutions. So what’s your problem? Check out 14 ways to say goodbye to the issues of 2014 — and hit 2015 running. #literally 1. Make the Most of Your Money  Money is air, and we need both to thrive. If 2014 left your [...]
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Highland mother walks away from a heart attack with a love for health

Stephanie Sobotka didn’t think she had anything out of the ordinary planned for Jan. 9, 2014. This Highland mother of five helped her husband get off to work and her children to school. Now she was ready to head out the door to play tennis. Stephanie [...]
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4 uplifting EFY alternatives for youth

Especially For Youth is popular among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and for good reason. Youth love the program because it’s fun and inspiring, and parents love it because it helps youth build testimonies [...]
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It’s Glorious: Highland songwriter created the ‘symphony’ made famous by David Archuleta

When “Meet the Mormons” was released in October 2014, much of the buzz was about David Archuleta singing the story to a close with “Glorious.” “Everyone plays a piece and there are melodies …” David’s “piece” was adding [...]
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7 things Sharla Graf wants you to know about Lindon

Twenty years ago, Sharla Graf and her family of six moved to Lindon to be at the base of Mount Timpanogos. They were ready to put down roots after a journey that started in Utah and then landed them on both coasts. Sharla and her husband, Dr. [...]
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Pathway to the future: BYU-Idaho online program opens doors

Rachel Jackman, a Pathway student in Orem, plans to pursue a degree in health care administration upon completion of the program. (Photo courtesy Rachel Jackman) Rachel Jackman knew it was time to go back to school. She just couldn’t [...]
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Building momentum: FamilySearch in ’14 (and what to expect in 2015)

More missionaries are serving in the mission field today than ever before — 88,000, which would have accounted for the entire Church membership in 1869. Twenty-six temples have been announced or are under construction today — the same [...]
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Former AF prep star Marcel Davis has higher purpose for transferring to UVU

None of the typical reasons applied to Marcel Davis when he sought to transfer from Utah State to Utah Valley University following the end of his sophomore season. Davis was not seeking a larger role or more playing time. He was not having [...]
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Everything you need to know about the changes to CES devotionals

Sunday’s Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults is the first after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced changes to the name and schedule of firesides for young adults. Here’s everything you need to know about [...]
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Laughing Matter: Day in the life of Entertainer Jason Hewlett

With a performance pricetag of $10,500 plus travel expenses, you might think local corporate entertainer Jason Hewlett is laughing all the way to the bank. But companies don’t just hire him for 55 minutes of impersonations, stand-up comedy [...]
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New Utah missions, mission presidents announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the creation of 11 new missions today, including two in Utah and one in Utah County. The Church also announced the call of 120 new mission presidents. The Utah Orem Mission will open [...]
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Is my food storage safe to eat?

You’re standing there in your basement with a very old can of soup in your hand. You bought the soup about 10 years ago, along with various other food items, as part of your food storage program. You search for an expiration date on the can [...]
Yoga Feature

10 killer workouts for bored exercisers

Not feeling motivated to work out? Don’t sweat it (just yet). Switching up your exercise format or starting something new altogether is often enough to get you excited about working out again. Whether you like to work out solo at the gym, [...]
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5 reasons your New Year’s resolutions will fail (and how to avoid it)

New Year’s resolutions are popular worldwide. The tradition dates back to at least the Romans, who made promises to the god Janus at the beginning of every year. However, keeping those resolutions and following through on goals is less [...]
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15 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2015

As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world prepare for the new year, many are setting goals for their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development. While these goals may be inspired by any [...]
One of Colleen Bozung’s favorite things about her Alpine home is the creek running through the backyard. “I also love that I can hear the city building bell ringing every half hour from my house,” Colleen says. “My grandkids love it.”

Mom’s The Word: Alpine’s Colleen Bozung carries many titles

Ten years ago, I moved to Alpine and I absolutely love it. I lived in Murray before, and every time I came over the Point of the Mountain into Utah County I thought there was such a beautiful rural feel to it. I live in the older part of town [...]
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Gold, frankincense and myrrh: Symbols, significance and where you can get it

The wise men who came to worship the baby Jesus famously brought with them the very first material Christmas gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh. These gifts had special properties as well as symbolic meaning. While it’s impossible [...]