The U.C.: Instagramming subculture uplifts scrolling, double-tapping fingers

Instagram has millions of fingers scrolling. Since its release in October 2010, the popular social media app has grown to more than 800 million users — that’s two and a half times more than the population of the United States. Of those 800 million, 77.6 million Instagrammers are from the United States, with about 870,000 […]

Most notable BYU sports moments in 2017

As 2018 approaches, it’s time to reflect on the last 365 days. For BYU sports in 2017, there were plenty of highs and definitely plenty of lows to improve on in the coming year. Here’s a list of 12 notable BYU sports moments from the past year. Some are good memories and some are bad, […]

Looking ahead: a promising future for BYU women’s volleyball

The 2017 BYU women’s volleyball season is over — but the future looks bright for the Cougars. After losing in the Sweet 16 to Kentucky on Friday, Dec. 8, it already looks like the team is poised for another postseason run next year as they return the majority of their core for the 2018 season. […]

Devashrayee’s career high leads BYU women’s basketball to victory over rival Utah

Behind senior guard Cassie Broadhead Devashrayee’s career-high 36 points, the BYU women’s basketball team beat rival Utah 77–68 in the Deseret First Duel on Saturday afternoon at the Marriott Center. The Cougars snapped their four-game losing streak to improve to 4–5 on the year with the victory. “I’m really proud of this team,” BYU head […]

BYU women’s volleyball to face Kentucky in Sweet 16

After sweeping the first two rounds, the No. 13 seed BYU women’s volleyball team will look to continue their dominance in the NCAA Tournament this week. The Cougars will travel to Lexington, Kentucky to take on the No. 4 seed Kentucky Wildcats in their sixth-straight Sweet 16 appearance. “We’re super excited,” BYU head coach Heather […]

BYU women’s volleyball to host NCAA Tournament’s first two rounds

With a 17–1 conference record and a 28–2 overall record, the BYU women’s volleyball team is the No. 13 seed in the upcoming NCAA Tournament and will host the first two rounds at the Smith Fieldhouse. The Cougars are set to face American University on Friday night in Provo. Kennesaw State and Oregon will also […]

BYU women’s basketball puts the ‘young’ in Brigham Young University

With only two returning starters and six new freshman, the BYU women’s basketball team is looking a lot different this year. The Cougars lost four seniors since last season, most notably guard Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher and forward Kalani Purcell. Pulsipher averaged 13.5 points per game for BYU while Purcell averaged 12.7 points and 10.5 rebounds […]

BYU football to finish disappointing season against Hawaii

At the end of a historically bad season, the 3–9 BYU football team will travel to Honolulu looking to finish the year with a win against Hawaii. Coming off a 9–4 2016 season including a bowl-game win against Wyoming, nobody could have predicted such a disappointing year. BYU football hasn’t seen a losing record in […]

Deck your halls with Sun River Gardens’ wreath decorating workshop

Christmas decor can transition from fa la blah blah blah to fa la oh là là at Sun River Gardens holiday wreath workshop, where attendees create a one-of-a-kind festive piece with assistance from workshop elves (aka Sun River employees). This two-hour class inside one of Utah County’s North Pole lookalikes brings together an eclectic mixture […]

Made in UV: Heart felt decorations and leather-bound journals

For every issue of Utah Valley Magazine, we recognize five Utah Valley grown products. Grab your wallet — these creative businesses are something you’re going to want. 1. Mark A Name For Yourself Isaac Childs traveled the world after high school and recorded his experiences in a journal along the way. But after returning to […]

7 things to know about Woodland Hills

Sharon Aposhian Wright has traveled all over the world, but her favorite trip is a weekly jaunt to the Utah State Prison from her hometown of Woodland Hills. Award-winning quilter and mom to six (and grandmother to eight), Sharon and her husband, Dalton, had a strong inclination to serve. They have spent the past two […]

UVU volleyball ready for WAC Tournament after end-of-season winning streak

Finishing the season with a 9–5 conference record, the UVU volleyball team secured the third seed in this year’s Western Athletic Conference Tournament. After a 1–4 start to the season and a six-game losing streak right before the start of league play, the Wolverines bounced back to win nine out of the 14 conference matches […]

UVU women’s soccer to face No. 1 Stanford in first round of NCAA Tournament

In a thrilling double overtime championship game that was decided on penalty kicks, the UVU women’s soccer team defeated Seattle University to claim the Western Athletic Conference title and receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament where they will face the No. 1 overall seed Stanford in the first round. The Wolverines first beat […]

BYU cross country team is better together

Six seconds after junior Connor McMillan crossed the finish line for first place at the cross country West Coast Conference Championship, four of his teammates followed side-by-side to sweep the competition with a perfect score of 15. It was the first perfect score in WCC Championship history. Running an 8K race, the No. 2 BYU […]

UVU women’s soccer ready for WAC Tournament

Finishing the season with a 9–11 overall record and a 5–2 conference record, the UVU women’s soccer team secured the second seed in this year’s Western Athletic Conference Tournament. Having started the season 4–9, the Wolverines bounced back in a big way in conference play. After losing the first WAC game to Kansas City, the […]

BYU women’s soccer season wraps up on the road

With the season coming to an end, the BYU women’s soccer team will miss the NCAA Tournament for the first time in six years. With a 7–6–4 overall record and a 4–2–1 conference record, BYU currently sits in fourth place in the West Coast Conference behind first place Pepperdine (7–0–1), second place Santa Clara (6–1–0), […]

UVU soccer player returns to team after kicking cancer

UVU junior forward Austin Buxton headed the soccer ball off of a cross and into the open net to put the Wolverines up 2–0 and seal the victory over Houston Baptist on Oct. 19. The goal may seem like a routine soccer play, but it was Buxton’s first in nearly two years after redshirting the […]

InBALANCE Yoga hosts free Yoga Saturday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As a breast cancer survivor who then lost her husband to another form of the disease, InBALANCE Yoga studio owner Jennifer Schnabel is passionate about raising awareness of the terrifying illness that changed her life. “Yoga helps relieve suffering,” Schnabel told the Daily Herald. “I believe it liberated my soul, and I want other to experience […]

BYU volleyball looks to secure first place in WCC

With half of conference play in the books, the No. 8 BYU women’s volleyball team looks to take commanding control of first place in the West Coast Conference. The team is coming off a big come-from-behind win against Loyola Marymount University last Saturday. Down two sets to none the Cougars fought back to win in […]