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President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference on Oct. 4, which was available on several platforms from home. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Worshiping together while physically apart

Caitlyn Nichols October 12, 2020

The Conference Center in Salt Lake City sat devoid of attendees as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the state, country and world tuned in to watch the 190th semiannual...

Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Faith, doubt and modern-day Mormonism

Francisco Ruiz April 20, 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, colloquially known as the Mormon or LDS church, has always emphasized the importance of faith and prayer in overcoming life’s doubts and problems. During...

Mormon dating through trial and error

Mormon dating through trial and error

Chris Nichols June 22, 2018

As a young, single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I will echo a sentiment felt by other singles: dating is the actual worst.Single members of the LDS church between the ages...

Former head of the FBI James Comey testifies regarding Russian intervention in the U.S. elections and other things on Thursday, June 8, 2017. At Tonic bar and restaurant near New Yorks Times Square, Chandler Green, left, of New Jersey, and Sam Henderson, of Norfolk, Va. listen at they finish having lunch. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do You Know Your News?

Ashton Corsetti June 12, 2017

1. A Nielsen data report referred to former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony hearing as what? a) King of the Capitol Hill b) D.C.’s Tour de France c) Washington’s Super Bowl 2....

Ashton Corsetti is a WSU student and an atheist. Photo credit: Dalton Flandro

Praying for an accurate depiction of atheism

Ashton Corsetti March 1, 2017

One lesson I remember from my Mormon youth was that atheists simply didn’t want to believe in God because it allows them to commit sin without guilt.Though ironically for fundamentalist religious...

LDS exodus: Apostates are driven over the edge

LDS exodus: ‘Apostates’ are driven over the edge

December 17, 2015

It seems counterintuitive that anyone who self-identifies as queer would seek or maintain membership within the LDS church, let alone encourage their children to participate, considering the organization’s...

News Briefs 10/2

Michael Grennell October 1, 2015

WEBER STATE Weber State to host Utah educators conference Next week, the annual Utah Council of Education Deans conference will be hosted at Weber State University. The two-day conference will run on...

LDS leader to speak at Ogden Pioneer Days devotional

July 6, 2015

In celebration of the Ogden Pioneer Days, a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be making an appearance in Ogden on July 12 to speak at the...

It's time to rethink LDS temple wedding policy

November 1, 2014

Social media exploded with the rumors that The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) had changed their wedding policy. The rumors claimed the LDS church relaxed its policy of forcing couples...

Why we care about the LDS Ogden temple rededication

August 28, 2014

August 1 marked the first day of Ogden’s LDS temple open house. Since then, thousands of people have flooded in from all across the country for a chance to see the inside of the building. The temple...

LDS Institute kicks off fall semester with back-to-school devotional

August 26, 2014

Elder Russell M. Ballard, apostle of the LDS faith, stood at the front of the Institute, his deep voice absorbed by the young audience that filled every seat before him. “I have made myself a few...

Leader of Ordain Women movement excommunicated from LDS Church

June 23, 2014

By Michael Anderson Kruse Kate Kelly, founder and leader of the LDS Women’s Rights group, was excommunicated on Monday afternoon. Ordain Women seeks to change the LDS church’s policy of only ordaining...

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