The Holiday Gift Basket Issue is Here!

The Holiday Gift Basket Issue is Here!

Dec 19, 2013

    Start your holidays off right with the Student Review Gift Basket issue, covering some holiday traditions, as well as several entertaining and thoughtful surprises. Topics range from BYU’s International Cinema to the male fashion crisis (or lack thereof) to memes and feminism. Enjoy and have a holly, jolly...

“Race and the Priesthood”: A Response

“Race and the Priesthood”: A Response

Dec 14, 2013

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) released an article on its website entitled Race and the Priesthood that discretely addresses the reasons (supposed and confirmed) behind the infamous decision to deny blacks rights to the priesthood for over one hundred years. The Church’s history with restricting the priesthood from persons of African...

Asking and Answering the ‘Whys’ of Ordain Women

Asking and Answering the ‘Whys’ of Ordain Women

Nov 12, 2013

Whether or not LDS members agree with the actions of the Ordain Women movement, the discussion has begun. On Saturday, October 6, 2013, two hundred LDS women from the Ordain Women movement congregated outside the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, to petition entrance to the all-male session of the church’s bi-annual conference. One-by-one these...

Indentifying a Beast – The BYU Male Fashion Crisis

Indentifying a Beast – The BYU Male Fashion Crisis

Nov 1, 2013

 If my sister knew that I was writing this article, she would greatly disapprove. You see, I’ve spent the last two weeks living with her and my brother-in-law, waiting for my apartment’s move-in day and the only thing that I heard come out of her mouth more than “Take out trash!” or “What were you thinking, drinking all the milk?” (stronger bones) or even “What...

The Seedy Halloween Issue is Here!

The Seedy Halloween Issue is Here!

Oct 28, 2013

  A brief exploration of the taboo in and around Provo, ranging from astrology to Craigslist personal ads to tattoos to folk magic and necromancy. Enjoy and Stay Seedy.  ...

Personal Provo: The Dating Plague

Personal Provo: The Dating Plague

Oct 11, 2013

Being a Southern California native, I am surprised that after four years in Provo I can say that I am not ashamed to live in this town. I don’t hate Provo. I don’t hate Utah. You might even say that it has grown on me throughout the years. Utah offers a unique culture, a fantastic countryside, and some of the best snow on earth, if you are into that kind of...

Provo, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Provo, Where Have You Been All My Life?

Oct 2, 2013

This is the first in a recurring column looking at the culture of Provo and the surrounding area, exploring changes that have occurred and are occurring, highlighting greatness and the not so great.  If I had to sum up what this column is going to be about in one sentence, one word even, it would be change, mostly in the Provo area. But before someone corrects...

SR Pop Pick of the Week: 28 August 2013

SR Pop Pick of the Week: 28 August 2013

Aug 28, 2013

As a large body of college-aged youth, most of us are art-seekers in some form or another, always on the lookout for something that hooks us.  The Student Review’s Pop Pick of the Week is a weekly forum where a member of our staff gives us the inside scoop on a piece of art—whether it be a book, movie, TV show, exhibit, etc.—that hooked him/her enough to share...