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Religious freedom preserved through understanding other beliefs, says BYUH community

BYU-Hawaii Religion Professor Keith Lane and three BYUH students said they think religious freedom is crucial in their lives because it enables them to practice their beliefs.

Political science professor says Trump's foreign aid budget cuts more harmful than helpful

Randall Blimes, assistant professor of political science at BYU-Hawaii, said U.S. President Donald Trump’s push to cut foreign aid could result in less diplomatic power with other nations, potential casualties to citizens of other nations who receive medical help, and allies becoming enemies.

International political science majors say Texas bill banning sanctuary cities adds safety but unconstitutional

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Senate Bill 4, which requires law enforcement and campus police departments to honor ICE detainers and bans any rules preventing authorities from enforcing immigration laws or asking someone about their immigration status, according to KVUE news.

Former politician and alumnus Feki Pouha returns to BYUH to lead Office of Honor

The new Office of Honor Manager Feki Pouha, a former Hawaii state representative, said it is an honor to give back and serve BYU-Hawaii. “My family felt strong in serving and giving back,” Pouha said. “Those were things I was taught growing up.

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