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A statue of Brigham Young, second president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints stands in the center of Salt Lake City with the Mormon Temple spires in the background 19 July 2001. (George Frey/AFP via Getty Images)

How do you proselytize during a pandemic?

When pamphlets and handshakes go virtual. COVID-19 continues to rage across the Greek system. And how much can you trust digital information?

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WFH ministry

What comes to your mind when I say Mormon missionaries? Likely it’s pairs of earnest young men in matching shirts and ties, coming to your home to preach the word. What does proselytizing look like when you can’t knock on doors, shake hands, or have long face-to-face conversations? We asked Larry Beardall, president of the Washington Seattle Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

COVID and Greek life

UW’s Greek row COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, with over 200 people testing positive in the last month. That’s distinct from the similarly large cluster that happened over the summer. And yet fraternities keep having house parties. To find out what colleges and universities can and can’t do about this, Bill Radke spoke to Vox’s Terry Nguyen.

How much can you trust Wikipedia?

How much can you trust Wikipedia? You may have been dinged from citing it in school reports, but there are some things at which it’s unparalleled, says WIRED magazine reporter Richard Cooke.

How much can you trust ANY digital media?

Information across the internet should be taken with a grain of salt, says the UW Center for an Informed Public’s Rachel Moran. But figuring out how to apply that grain of salt, and the ensuing media literacy, is worth pursuing.