BYU increasing tuition by 3 percent for 2019-20 academic year

PROVO, UTAH — Brigham Young University, the private university for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is raising its tuition by 3 percent for the 2019–20 academic year, according to an announcement on its site. The 3 percent increase — which applies to both undergraduate and graduate students — will help cover costs for […]

BYU celebrating 21 years of ‘stone cold sober’ with limited edition chocolate milk

After carrying the title of “stone cold sober” for the past two decades, Brigham Young University is raising their glasses with a new type of chocolate milk to celebrate its 21st consecutive year at the top of Princeton Review’s annual list. BYU Dining Services announced the “Stone Cold 21,” a drink that mixes two signature treats […]

Two Utah County cities named to SafeWise’s 50 Safest College Towns in America

Two Utah County cities made SafeWise’s list for “50 safest College Towns in America.” Orem ranked No. 15 while neighboring city, Provo, came in at No. 33. Home to Utah Valley University, Orem frequently makes lists for best places to live. Orem, which has a population of 95, 640 people, has 0.68 violent crimes per […]

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. […]

BYU, UVU partner with UTA for free 10-year premium transportation pass

Brigham Young University, Utah Valley University and the Utah Transit Authority are partnering to provide the universities’ students, faculty, staff and dependents free premium UTA passes for the next 10 years, the organizations announced Thursday afternoon. “UTA is grateful to BYU and UVU for making these benefits more accessible to more people and for making […]

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 […]

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 […]

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), […]

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 […]

BYU video shows female professor-athletes on two different ‘fields’

During the day, a group of female professors spend time on their home turf — the classroom — teaching BYU students in a variety of subjects. At night, the professors at Brigham Young University take a break from their textbooks to play on a new field, an intramural field to be exact. When Sarah Olson Brinton […]

BYU football: Nothing left to do but win

After their 35–10 loss to Mississippi State last Saturday, the BYU football team now finds themselves on a six-game losing streak, a situation they haven’t been in since the 1968 season. Nearing the end of October, the Cougars now sit at 1–6 and haven’t seen a victory since the end of August when they beat […]

BYU volleyball looks to distance themselves from Gonzaga

Coming off a sweep over Portland, the No. 7 BYU volleyball team looks to keep their unblemished conference record and take a two-game first place lead in the West Coast Conference over Gonzaga in a big game on Saturday. The Cougars have dominated the season with a stunning 18–1 overall record and a 7–0 record […]