CBS Sports names BYU best Utah university for basketball

BYU men’s basketball is the best basketball program in Utah, according to CBS sports. CBS Sports named the best colleges for men’s basketball in every state on Wednesday morning. The criteria was based on where the program will be in the next five years; it depended on whether the coach would be staying, recruiting and age […]

BYU sees 23 percent increase in female student returned missionaries

Three years after the LDS Church lowered the missionary age for young men and young women, Brigham Young University announced that enrollment numbers are back up — including a 23 percent increase in the number of female students who have served missions. BYU announced Tuesday afternoon that 32,615 students enrolled for the Fall 2015 semester, which is just barely […]

Group aims to get women into tech with free classes in Provo

Wanted: Women who want to learn software development and to build web and mobile applications — for (mostly) free. Lyza Nau has started a chapter of Girl Develop It in Provo, and any woman in the area is welcome to join. “Girl Develop It is a nonprofit basically there to help provide affordable, non-judgment classes […]

Culinary Crafts ‘pops up’ a 10-course restaurant monthly

Utah Valley’s premier caterer has added an entirely new take on their menu this fall. Culinary Crafts is hosting monthly “pop up” restaurants, with 10-course meals served in unique locations. After their first farm-to-fork pop-up event sold out in August, the Pleasant Grove company is hosting a Chef’s Dinner at their headquarters for the September pop-up event. “The […]

10 powerful takeaways from ‘Jesus the Christ’

Elder James E. Talmage’s iconic book “Jesus the Christ: A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to the Holy Scriptures Both Ancient and Modern” has taught and blessed countless readers in the 100 years since its initial publication in September 1915. The 736-page text is comprised of 42 chapters, rich in detail and doctrine. […]

Miracle Mangum

BYU’s freshman sensation quarterback, Tanner Mangum, connected with receiver Mitchell Juergens with 45 seconds left against Boise State Saturday night giving the Cougars their second-straight come-from-behind victory. BYU will take on UCLA in the Rose Bowl this Saturday. Is a 3-0 start a possibility? Does BYU have a chance at beating UCLA?

6 restaurants win Provo’s ‘Taste of the Valley’

Hundreds of hungry attendees lined up on Center Street in Provo on Saturday to sample fares from 20 restaurants vying for votes in the “Taste of the Valley” competition. After hundreds of votes were tallied, Aubergine & Company was named “Best Taste of the Valley.” Utah Valley Magazine reviewed this healthy Orem location last year, and you can read it here. […]

VIDEO: Utah Valley business leaders try their odds in childhood games

  Tables were flipping, towers were tumbling and someone split their hand to earn a double blackjack. Going along with the theme, “Game Changers,” Utah Valley BusinessQ shared four videos of local business leaders going head-to-head in a few friendly games at its 8th Annual UV50 Gala Wednesday night. The event, held at the Utah Valley Convention […]

5 September food holidays you don’t want to miss

Because just about every day of the year is a food holiday of one kind or another (National Moldy Cheese Day anyone?) it’s hard to keep track of which food to celebrate. So we’ve compiled a list of some of the upcoming important ones you won’t want to miss: Sept. 12: National Chocolate Milkshake Day You […]