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Thousands resign LDS membership in protest of church same-sex policy

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Thousands resign LDS membership in protest of church same-sex policy

Story & Photos by Morgan Pratt SALT LAKE CITY — Recent changes to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ rules concerning the children of same-sex couples spurred thousands of Mormons quit their church on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_10987" align="alignleft" width="428"] ...

Ordaining women: The priesthood and LDS women

Friday, December 13th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Ordaining women: The priesthood and LDS women

By Manda Perkins LOGAN -- Growing up, Debra Jenson was a self-described tomboy: the girl who played football with the boys at school. When she began attending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the age of 12, she ...

New Utah law seeks to counter loss of college students to missions

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Katie Swain LOGAN—Utah’s new Higher Education Tuition Waiver law, adopted last week, is designed to help keep Utah college enrollment numbers up, countering the recent policy change by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which lowered the minimum ...

What to believe? Confronting crises of faith

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on What to believe? Confronting crises of faith

By Katie Feinauer LOGAN—Laura Simons is worried. Born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Simons raised her children in the same religious tradition. But recently two of her kids and one of her sons-in-law have begun to struggle ...

Richmond Relic Hall a ‘labor of love’ for pioneer woman’s descendants

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Richmond Relic Hall a ‘labor of love’ for pioneer woman’s descendants

Story & photo by Heidi Vaughan RICHMOND -- Every old city has its stories and a rich array of heritage. Often hidden under the dust of years and forgotten by newer generations, these gems can be lost to us forever. [caption id="attachment_8158" ...

Journalism is an (active) verb, and other lessons learned as a Church News intern

Thursday, June 21st, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Journalism is an (active) verb, and other lessons learned as a Church News intern

By Allie Jeppson Salt Lake City Corrrespondent SALT LAKE CITY—I began journalistic writing only two years ago as a college freshman. If someone had told me in the summer directly following my high school graduation that I would be working for The ...

Life after the Church: Former Mormons reflect on their decision

Sunday, January 8th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | 4 Comments »

Story and Photo by Heidi Hansen LOGAN—Why would anyone leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? For church members who are happy with their faith, this question is often answered with dismissive stereotypes: “They just want to sin,” or ...

Nibley council discusses plans for new church building

Monday, January 24th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 3 Comments »

By Stephanie Zollinger NIBLEY--Plans for a new LDS church building are becoming solidified. Three years ago, a site at 130 W. 2600 South St. was approved for the building, and the City Council finalized some of the details at Thursday's meeting. ...

USU filmmaker alum brings same-sex Prop 8 documentary to campus

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

LOGAN—Amid national media attention over the LDS Church position on same-sex marriage, a Utah State University alumnus returns to campus next week for a screening and discussion of his award-winning 2010 Sundance documentary, 8: The Mormon Proposition, which examines California’s ...