Kissing through the decades: True Aggie Night is a Utah State tradition

By Rachel Jones, photos by Marcus Catlett Loud crowds of excited, chatty people eagerly gather around Block A. It stands adjacent to Old Main and is decorated with bright, vibrant lights on the base. Anticipation fills the air as couples and singles … Continue reading Kissing through the decades: True Aggie Night is a Utah State tradition

Branching Out: First-generation college students develop new roots

by Ariell Allred, photos by Nick Carpenter First-generation and low-income students are more than twice as likely to drop out during their freshman year than their collegiate counterparts, according to the Pell Institute. But first-generation college students who keep going despite … Continue reading Branching Out: First-generation college students develop new roots

Courting the Constitution: The road to marriage equality in Utah

by Jeffrey Dahdah, photos by Nick Carpenter In December of 2013, same-sex couples across Utah hastily threw on coats and boots to go to the county clerk’s office and receive what had been unattainable for so long: marriage licenses. Roughly 1,000 couples … Continue reading Courting the Constitution: The road to marriage equality in Utah

Creating Spaces: Podcaster John Dehlin speaks up about LGBT Mormons and the future of the LDS Church

by Noelle Johansen, photos by Candy Chiu John Dehlin is an anomaly. He towers over most at more than six feet tall, but his voice, recognized by thousands from the “Mormon Stories” podcast, is unimposing. He maintains a quiet existence completing … Continue reading Creating Spaces: Podcaster John Dehlin speaks up about LGBT Mormons and the future of the LDS Church