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    Default Ordain Beards!

    Whoops. Sorry. Got my movements confused for a second.

    Anyway, last week a group of BYU students staged a demonstration on campus against the beard ban.

    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58...rsity.html.csp

    Predictably, the most common reaction was "If you don't like it, leave."

    You will all be encouraged to know that LAU has been campaigning on FB in support of the Dress and Grooming Code and against these dadgummed agitators. I am guessing he is simultaneously mocking the code over on UB5.
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    Leroy Jenkins at it again.

    "It’s nothing against beards," she said of the policy. "It’s just how we choose to represent ourselves at the university."
    Just because you don't believe in beards, Carrie, doesn't mean they don't exist! You can't silence me!
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    No attribution?
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    We're usually about 30 years behind on these things. When did beards stop being a symbol of hippie movement and antisocial behavior? 70's or 80's? We're probably about due to make a change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blueintheface View Post
    Leroy Jenkins at it again.



    Just because you don't believe in beards, Carrie, doesn't mean they don't exist! You can't silence me!
    Time's up, lets do this!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCcoug View Post
    Time's up, lets do this!
    Dammit, Leroy. Stick to the plan!
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    I'm against Carri Jenkins having a beard. There's absolutely no honor in it.
    We all trust our own unorthodoxies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    Whoops. Sorry. Got my movements confused for a second.

    Anyway, last week a group of BYU students staged a demonstration on campus against the beard ban.

    http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58...rsity.html.csp

    Predictably, the most common reaction was "If you don't like it, leave."

    You will all be encouraged to know that LAU has been campaigning on FB in support of the Dress and Grooming Code and against these dadgummed agitators. I am guessing he is simultaneously mocking the code over on UB5.
    Can you please post what LAU has been saying? I don't have a facebook and want to laugh at him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YOhio View Post
    Can you please post what LAU has been saying? I don't have a facebook and want to laugh at him.
    Sorry. Get off your lazy butt and make an account and friend me and I will help you out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleeping in EQ View Post
    I'm against Carri Jenkins having a beard. There's absolutely no honor in it.
    Heh.
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    And Ricks Seminary and Potato farm banned skinny jeans????

    Bunch of cultists up there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleeping in EQ View Post
    And Ricks Seminary and Potato farm banned skinny jeans????

    Bunch of cultists up there.
    One more bad winter up there and it'll be handmade full length dresses and bonnets! Not to mention what they'll make the women wear!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blueintheface View Post
    Leroy Jenkins at it again.



    Just because you don't believe in beards, Carrie, doesn't mean they don't exist! You can't silence me!

    and just how do we choose to represent ourselves at the university? I wish someone could ask her that follow up question.

    It is ridiculous to ban beards, say it is how we choose to represent ourselves and say you are not sending a signal on how you feel about beards.

    I wish they would just have the honesty to call it like it is. Banning of beards is one more thing that gives us control over the student body. We are in control, you are not. In my opinion they have every right to do so and they could even add more controls and they will not lack for students.

    However, what does the way questions are answered say about the ability of those in power to be honest. It says they are bull shit artists with the best of them.
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    I like that you used "demonstration" instead of "protest" since the whole thing was weak. Maybe there's no demand for beards
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moliere View Post
    I like that you used "demonstration" instead of "protest" since the whole thing was weak. Maybe there's no demand for beards
    This could be an overstatement, but I think protests are generally weak in dictitorial societies. Especially when the issue is something like a beard. Most men at BYU probably don't care to have a beard and a lot of them who would have one won't deem it worth it to have their pictures taken by campus police and then monitored as agitators.

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    If you're going for the impossible why not shoot a little higher and try to get the premarital sex ban thrown out of the HC.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RC Vikings View Post
    If you're going for the impossible why not shoot a little higher and try to get the premarital sex ban thrown out of the HC.
    You throw that out and we might as well kiss good by church growth.

    Our youth are encouraged to get married and have children. Any society needs to replace those that pass with the new. Hopefully more new than are passing away.

    If premarital sex were allowed at BYU the incentive to get married amongst members attending BYU would go down significantly hurt the church.

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    are people still demonstrating on the checkerboard quad? where do byu on-campus protests take place these days?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TripletDaddy View Post
    are people still demonstrating on the checkerboard quad? where do byu on-campus protests take place these days?
    From the photos it appears that it took place by the Brigham statue next to the ASB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    From the photos it appears that it took place by the Brigham statue next to the ASB.
    does the checkerboard quad even exist anymore?? what do they call that area just outside the bookstore as you are headed to the library? They used to have some soapbox thing there where people cold stand up and yell stuff.
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    I'm offended by certain beard-haircut combinations.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katy Lied View Post
    I'm offended by certain beard-haircut combinations.

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    he looks like a young fidel castro.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TripletDaddy View Post
    does the checkerboard quad even exist anymore?? what do they call that area just outside the bookstore as you are headed to the library? They used to have some soapbox thing there where people cold stand up and yell stuff.
    Sounds interesting, especially at BYU. What were some common things to hear from the soapbox?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisrenrut View Post
    Sounds interesting, especially at BYU. What were some common things to hear from the soapbox?

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    No way. It was Voice's personal bully pulpit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisrenrut View Post
    Sounds interesting, especially at BYU. What were some common things to hear from the soapbox?

    "Oh that I were an angel. . ."

    "Oh Captain, my captain!"

    "No unhallowed hand. . . "

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    BYU needs to be careful here. If they allow men to have beards the next thing you know they will allow shorts above the knee and women to express their opinions. Be strong BYU and start checking the receipts of everyone exiting the bookstore.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TripletDaddy View Post
    does the checkerboard quad even exist anymore?? what do they call that area just outside the bookstore as you are headed to the library? They used to have some soapbox thing there where people cold stand up and yell stuff.
    The quad is still there. According to Google Maps, it is called "Brigham Square" (BS for short). But it was the site of the caffeine protest which was quickly squelched almost exactly 2 years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sleeping in EQ View Post
    I'm against Carri Jenkins having a beard. There's absolutely no honor in it.
    But she has a beard card.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Topper View Post
    But she has a beard card.
    And she may have a beard to go with it when some mischievous BYU students decide to have fun with Photoshop.....
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