New mission for Murphy
Dale Murphy's most prized possession is a
giant plastic baseball, about the size of a beach ball, covered with
signatures. If you look at the autographs, however, you may not
recognize the names.
BYU grad earns degree despite huge setbacks
The average student's complaints about pressures and problems of
juggling the demands of college life pale beside the trials and
troubles David Frantz overcame to successfully complete his graduate
program. During his years at BYU, Frantz faced many unique
challenges. First, he learned his wife had contracted a rare,
debilitating illness. Then his son was born prematurely and struggled
to live. Later, Frantz dealt with the death of his wife, became a
single parent and eventually remarried all while pursuing a master's
degree and conducting rigorous cancer-related research.
BYU Will Have Long List of Candidates
Although LaVell Edwards would deny it, rumors are that he may be retiring
as football coach at BYU after this year. Edwards says he still has a
passion for the game and gets excited for each new season. "It's an
intuitive thing," he says, "like a homing pigeon. I start not sleeping as
well and lose my concentration on the golf course." This article looks at
the careers of a couple of likely successors to the post, all of whom are
necessarily members of the Church.
Lawyers Reflect On Their Roles In Watergate
This article looks at two LDS lawyers, who were players in the Watergate
proceedings 25 years ago. Todd Christofferson and Lynn Wardle were
both returned missionaries from Utah, who had graduated from BYU and
then Duke University Law School. Brother Christofferson began working for
Judge John J. Sirica in 1972, Brother Wardle was hired two years later.
Europe trip has special significance for Nielsen
BYU's basketball team just finished touring Europe.
This article, written before the trip, highlights the experiences
that sophomore Eric Nielsen may have. One stop on the trip will be
Croatia where Nielsen, who served a mission in Russia will be able to
use his fluency in the Russian language.
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