Review: The Industrial Sublime by Edward Burtynsky at BYU’s Museum of Art

Review: The Industrial Sublime by Edward Burtynsky at BYU’s Museum of Art

Jul 5, 2013

  The Industrial Sublime, the most recent photography exhibit at BYU’s Museum of Art, specializes in stirring paradox. The exhibit features the work of Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, who has made it his artistic project to document sites of industrialization while keeping an eye for beautiful form. The result is works of ominous serenity and...

Another Brick in The Wall

Another Brick in The Wall

May 14, 2013

For the past two months BYU has been testing out a new lounge located in the Wilkinson center called The Wall. “[We] officially opened on February 15th. The Wall is a café by day, and a performance venue by night,” said General Manager Sterling May. “Complete with nine flat screens, two Microsoft surface touchscreen tables, a non-alcoholic bar (dubbed the...

The Honor Code: How It Works

The Honor Code: How It Works

Mar 19, 2013

Whether it’s a basketball player having premarital sex or two guys holding hands, BYU is often mentioned for what many non-Mormons would consider as relatively normal behavior. However, regardless of what others think, BYU stands by its Honor Code. One could look at the aforementioned examples and see a slight discrepancy. How is it possible that the Honor Code...

Think Green, Recycle

Think Green, Recycle

Mar 8, 2013

Every Saturday morning for over a year, Jamir Lopez and Nathaniel Shipp drove door to door, picking up students’ empty milk cartons, old homework, and caffeine-free soda cans. After all, the plastics, papers and aluminums weren’t going to recycle themselves. “When I came to BYU and learned there was no recycling for students I was quite...

Exclusive: BYUSA Presidential Candidates Interview

The Student Review‘s Victoria Birkbeck interviews the candidates for BYUSA’s Presidency. Elections are March 4th and 5th. Vote online at vote.byu.edu.       SR: Okay, let’s start out with a really basic one, what is your platform? Why would your presidency benefit students and how so?      Brandon Beck and Erika Nash Brandon: The main focus of our...

Jen Marlowe, Human Rights Activist, Comes to Provo

Jen Marlowe, Human Rights Activist, Comes to Provo

Feb 26, 2013

Jen Marlowe is an author, filmmaker, playwright and human rights activist coming to Provo this Tuesday Feb. 26. She will talk about her experience in peace and conflict resolution between Israel and Palestine for BYU’s Amnesty International chapter event Reflections on Resistance: Stories from Palestine. Marlowe will be discussing her book “The Hour of...

Do the Harlem Shake: Body Turnings and Urban Yearnings on the Campus of BYU

Do the Harlem Shake:  Body Turnings and Urban Yearnings on the Campus of BYU

Feb 14, 2013

  Video of the BYU Harlem Shake. Dozens of Brigham Young University students gathered and organized in the lobby of the Wilkinson Center Thursday afternoon in a mass orchestrated dance called the Harlem Shake. This dance, which has taken both the YouTube world and the Provo world by storm, demands that the participants adhere to a formulaic 30-second...

Upcoming student symposia at BYU

Upcoming student symposia at BYU

Jan 22, 2013

Brigham Young University will soon be hosting two student symposia that will offer students an opportunity to present original research on the topic of religious history and related subjects. The 2013 BYU Religious Education Student Symposium and the 6th Annual Students of the Ancient Near East (SANE) Symposium will both feature undergraduate student research...