Bare Shoulders Failing Grade BYU-I

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Bare Shoulders Failing Grade BYU-I

Post by moksha » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:40 pm

A freshman student at Brigham Young University-Idaho said she was surprised to learn that a recent art project went too far by showing exposed female shoulders.

Oregon native Waverly Giles said she received a score of zero out of 100 on her photos for a lower-division humanities class.

The photos showed a female subject with colorful paint on her face and were cropped just beneath the woman's collarbone. ------------->http://www.sltrib.com/news/4664710-155/ ... -grade-for
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Reminds me of the time when the Provo school rejected the traveling artwork statues of Rodin's The Kiss because they felt it was too racy. BYU administrators being unfamiliar with his famous work The Thinker, assumed the statue was a guy sitting on a toilet.
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Post by LSOF » Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:58 pm

We don't exaggerate Mormons' prudishness when we say "porn shoulders", it seems.
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Post by MoPag » Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:45 am

That is classic BYUI. :roll:
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Post by Corsair » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:34 am

I checked if the article was satire from "The Onion" in case someone was having a laugh at the expense of Mormons. No, this is a real story. Once again, the LDS church is its own worst enemy.

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Post by Korihor » Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:09 pm

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
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Reading can severely damage your ignorance.

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Post by Red Ryder » Sat Dec 03, 2016 7:45 pm

Oh such fond memories of the 13th grade!
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Post by Geek123 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:30 pm

The young lady Wavrly Giles from BYU-I that received that bad grade. Her grandmother is Bonnie Oscarson. What a small world! I wonder what the presidency of the church thinks about all this?

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Post by moksha » Sun Dec 04, 2016 5:13 am

Corsair wrote:I checked if the article was satire from "The Onion"....
The story does indeed have an Onionesque quality to it. Personally, I rather liked the photo. Much better than some of the exhibits in the Museum of Modern Art. BYU-I may be a good place for reading, writing, and arithmetic but apparently not so good with expanding the horizons of consciousness.
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Post by MalcolmVillager » Sun Dec 04, 2016 8:32 pm

Her teacher must not be endowed. The temple video is at least that revealing. I will admit that as a young missionary in the MTC that was pretty distracting to the spirit. I guess I can see their point ;-)

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Post by MoPag » Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:13 pm

Geek123 wrote:The young lady Wavrly Giles from BYU-I that received that bad grade. Her grandmother is Bonnie Oscarson. What a small world! I wonder what the presidency of the church thinks about all this?

:lol: :lol: :lol:

That is too funny.
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Post by Corsair » Sun Dec 04, 2016 11:15 pm

Geek123 wrote:The young lady Wavrly Giles from BYU-I that received that bad grade. Her grandmother is Bonnie Oscarson. What a small world! I wonder what the presidency of the church thinks about all this?
They are thinking that she should put on a frickin' shirt. These are literally old school leaders and the leadership of BYU-I made an Honor Code to out-virtue signal those slackers down in Provo. This will put the expected chill on freedom of (shoulder) expression on the art students and I don't necessarily expect further boundary pushing at BYU-I.

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