Charlie Bird and His Life Beyond the Mask of Cosmo the Cougar

Charlie Bird and His Life Beyond the Mask of Cosmo the Cougar

Brigham Young University (BYU) sports fans are all too familiar with the school’s mascot, Cosmo the Cougar. From 2015-2018, Charlie Bird, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”), performed as the school’s...
Mat and Savanna Shaw – It All Started with “The Prayer”

Mat and Savanna Shaw – It All Started with “The Prayer”

Mat and Savanna Shaw from Kaysville, Utah, quickly became overnight sensations. It all started when schools closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Being a member of a new youth choir led by choir director Kelly DeHaan at the Hale Center Theatre, 15-year-old Savanna...
Elizabeth Xavier Tait – From Bombay India to the Pioneer Trail

Elizabeth Xavier Tait – From Bombay India to the Pioneer Trail

Elizabeth Xavier Tait was one of the early pioneers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (often referred to as “the Mormon Church”). She was born on 23 December 1833, in Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashtra, India, to a wealthy family. Her great-grandfather was...
Green Flake, Slave and Latter-day Saint Pioneer

Green Flake, Slave and Latter-day Saint Pioneer

The 24th of July is the day that is set aside in Utah to commemorate the arrival of the first pioneer settlers into the Salt Lake Valley. Among the early pioneers, names like Brigham Young, Wilford Woodruff, Heber C. Kimball, Orson Pratt, and Orrin Porter Rockwell are...

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