Faith & Religion


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A safe and happy haunting

Rather than go trick-or-treating on Halloween, hundreds of community members participated in Hallelujah Night in the parking lot of the J.L. Sorenson Physical Education Building.

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Pizza and Politics: Religion and civil rights

Students filled the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service for Wednesday’s Pizza and Politics discussion about civil rights and religious freedoms.

Opinion: Jill Stein stand for Native culture

This election season, many candidates are having trouble obeying the law.

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Organizations prepare for Suicide Prevention events

Starting Monday, the Care and Support Team (CAST), Real Education Affecting Life (R.E.A.L.) Peers and Active Minds will host Suicide Prevention Week activities across campus.

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Wind wreaks havoc at LDS Institute

The Institute Building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had a taste of nature’s fury Thursday morning as a 70-80 year old pine fell on its roof.

Islam and Hope Convocation

SUU students and faculty crowded into the Sterling Church Auditorium in the Sharwan Smith Student Center Tuesday for a Convocation on Islam and Hope.

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Clergy talk about religious freedom

Reverend Eugene F. Rivers III of the Church of God in Christ and Elder Lance Bradley Wickman of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke at a convocation about religious freedom Sunday inside the Centrum Arena.

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LDS Church hosts groundbreaking for new temple

On the west side of Leigh Hill in Cedar City, leaders and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered Saturday morning to witness the groundbreaking for the church’s Cedar City Temple.

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Cedar City LDS temple site announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that the First Presidency approved the site and date of groundbreaking for the Cedar City, Utah Temple.

Sistas in Zion speak about being minorities in church

Activities for Black History Month wrapped up with a Convocation featuring the Sistas in Zion Feb. 26.

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Journal staff mourns friend

Nisha Hood, a 29-year-old senior communication major from Centerville, a veteran and a news editor for the University Journal, was found dead in her apartment Tuesday.

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Hijab Day invites SUU students to wear traditional garb

The SUU Muslim Student Association organized a Hijab Day celebration Tuesday in order to educate students on both the hijab and the Muslim faith. During the celebration, both non-Muslims and Muslims were welcome to wear the hijab and to ask any questions they may have had.

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Author educates readers: Alumna Kristyn Decker spoke about polygamy Thursday evening

Kristyn Decker, alumna and author, signed copies of her new book for Iron County residents and SUU students Thursday night at Main Street Books.

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SUU alumnus gives advice to budding authors

SUU alumnus and author Kristyn Decker spoke tonight at Braun Books to a crowd of SUU students and Iron County residents.

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Global EDGE project to breathe life into new club

For her Global EDGE project, Leen Samha chose to start the Muslim Student Association, a club that will continue at SUU even after she has graduated.