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Dartmouth Club Denies Mormon Student; Says Mormons Aren't Christian
Saying Mormons are not Christian, the Dartmouth Summer Christian Fellowship has told a Mormon student she can't be a leader in the group. Meredeth Brooks, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, had expressed interest in the Summer Christian Fellowship, a non-denominational evangelical group on Dartmouth's campus. While both Brooks and the club claim that they have reached "an understanding," what the campus newspaper, The Dartmouth, calls a "series of miscommunications" had led to a conflict between Brooks and the service club's leaders. Now Dean Stuart Lord of Dartmouth's Tucker Foundation is investigating the conflict.

Raymond Chapel Dedicated by Elder Ballard
As part of Canada Day activities during last week's long weekend celebrations in Raymond, Alberta, Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve dedicated the newest chapel since the Raymond Alberta Stake was created almost four years ago.

Alabama Youth Conference Includes Community Service
While most teenagers are sleeping in during the summer, Anna Harrison, Leah Thornton, Regina Parker and Jordan Kilette of Birmingham were gathering blisters along the Chief Ladiga Trail. Painful as it may be, it didn't slow down the 80 youth who continued to rake, hoe and pick up trash Friday as they completed their community service project for the annual Summer Youth Conference of the Birmingham Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

BYU study reveals attitudes, lifestyles of potential online shoppers
If Internet retailers want sales to meet Wall Street expectations any time soon, they will need to re-target their marketing, address customer fear over credit card security and make the experience less technologically challenging, says a new Brigham Young University Marriott School of Management study of more than 4,000 Web users.

Incoming, outgoing Utah Bar presidents both BYU grads
For the first time ever, two Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School graduates are the outgoing and incoming presidents of the Utah State Bar.

BYU Independent Study offers first PDA course
Brigham Young University's Department of Independent Study has just released what is believed to be the first fully functional course from a university available on a personal digital assistant (PDA) such as the Palm Pilot.

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