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# The "pure mind and body MBA"

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18 Jan 2007, 09:03
BYU's honor code doesn't mess around. Just getting caught sipping a hot cup o' joe on campus can land you on academic probation.

http://honorcode.byu.edu/The_Honor_Code.htm

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18 Jan 2007, 09:08
WTF? Wine is not only legal, but also good for health in small daily doses.
Where is this place? Is it in Medieval - Inquisition Era Europe?

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18 Jan 2007, 09:33
Furthermore, all students are required to abstain from possessing, serving, or consuming alcoholic beverages, tobacco, tea, coffee, or harmful drugs. Involvement with gambling; pornographic, erotic, or indecent material; disorderly, obscene, or indecent conduct or expressions; or with other offensive materials, expressions, or conduct or disruption of the peace that, in the sole discretion and judgment of the university, is inconsistent with the principles of the Church and the BYU Honor Code is not permitted in student housing.

Does this mean I cant rape a cat while smoking a joint and watching midget porn on the tv and screaming obscenties?

(But really, serving? You can't work at a bar? WTF kind of school is this?)

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18 Jan 2007, 09:35
No coffee or tea? Who would actually go to this school?

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18 Jan 2007, 09:40
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

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18 Jan 2007, 09:43
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

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18 Jan 2007, 09:57
rhyme wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

But it's legally available for sale across the state

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18 Jan 2007, 10:01
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Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University-Hawaii, Brigham Young University-Idaho, and LDS Business College exist to provide an education in an atmosphere consistent with the ideals and principles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Pretty self-explanatory.

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18 Jan 2007, 10:02
GMATT73 wrote:
rhyme wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

But it's legally available for sale across the state

It's a mormon school.

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18 Jan 2007, 10:06
Really entertaining indeed... I think the whole BW/FT/WSJ list of top b-schools is a list of corrupt schools... Especially when one has as doctrine to not wear sleeveless shirts in the Hawaii campus...
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18 Jan 2007, 10:09
eazyb81 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
rhyme wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

But it's legally available for sale across the state

It's a mormon school.

But not all students on campus are mormon. Clearly the vast majority do subscribe to the LDS, however at least 6~7% are foreign students, most of which I presume are not Mormon.

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18 Jan 2007, 10:11
GMATT73 wrote:
eazyb81 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
rhyme wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

But it's legally available for sale across the state

It's a mormon school.

But not all students on campus are mormon. Clearly the vast majority do subscribe to the LDS, however at least 6~7% are foreign students, most of which I presume are not Mormon.

But since it is a mormon school, they expect the students to subscribe to basic mormon principles, i.e. don't put "bad" stuff in your system.

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18 Jan 2007, 10:43
eazyb81 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
eazyb81 wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
rhyme wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
I wonder if drinking Red Bull violates the school's honor code? There are times when I just gotta have a can!

Has caffiene, im sure it would.

But it's legally available for sale across the state

It's a mormon school.

But not all students on campus are mormon. Clearly the vast majority do subscribe to the LDS, however at least 6~7% are foreign students, most of which I presume are not Mormon.

But since it is a mormon school, they expect the students to subscribe to basic mormon principles, i.e. don't put "bad" stuff in your system.

Interestingly enough, many of the school's faculty are not LDS members. Reading a bit further into their honor code, BYU requires active participation in church services according to whatever religion one is a member. In theory, it seems inherently contradictory for the school to, for example, forbid a Jewish worshipper to drink wine during passover or purim.

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18 Jan 2007, 11:57
I voted for other. I cannot function without coke (coca-cola - not the white stuff).

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18 Jan 2007, 21:53
I don't drink any of this stuff, so I am ok. That said, I guess who would go to such a place where one cannot have coffee.

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19 Jan 2007, 04:50
imjimmy wrote:
I don't drink any of this stuff, so I am ok. That said, I guess who would go to such a place where one cannot have coffee.

How do you function?

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19 Jan 2007, 06:46
rhyme wrote:
imjimmy wrote:
I don't drink any of this stuff, so I am ok. That said, I guess who would go to such a place where one cannot have coffee.

How do you function?

Totally abstemious. Juice and water are the only things i drink. I do function, barely though
But seriously, given these restrictions, who would every apply to BYU.

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19 Jan 2007, 21:36
imjimmy wrote:
rhyme wrote:
imjimmy wrote:
I don't drink any of this stuff, so I am ok. That said, I guess who would go to such a place where one cannot have coffee.

How do you function?

Totally abstemious. Juice and water are the only things i drink. I do function, barely though
But seriously, given these restrictions, who would every apply to BYU.

The shoestring budget minded student. The total cost for tuition (and fees) for two years in under \$20K. Half that if one is willing to give up all stimulants and attend LDS sermons all day on Sundays.

In BYU's defense, you simply can't beat the school's impeccable ethical standards. Maybe it's a little too sqeaky clean for us fellow caffeine addicts

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20 Jan 2007, 05:40
GMATT73 wrote:
imjimmy wrote:
rhyme wrote:
imjimmy wrote:
I don't drink any of this stuff, so I am ok. That said, I guess who would go to such a place where one cannot have coffee.

How do you function?

Totally abstemious. Juice and water are the only things i drink. I do function, barely though
But seriously, given these restrictions, who would every apply to BYU.

The shoestring budget minded student. The total cost for tuition (and fees) for two years in under \$20K. Half that if one is willing to give up all stimulants and attend LDS sermons all day on Sundays.

In BYU's defense, you simply can't beat the school's impeccable ethical standards. Maybe it's a little too sqeaky clean for us fellow caffeine addicts

Perpetuating the process of non-thinking called faith is an insult to the human mind and , in my view, unethical because it fosters a backward belief system, discourages inquisitive thinking, and establishes an unessecary and useless fear in it's followers.

Ethics? Not there.

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20 Jan 2007, 06:26
Will BYU object to herbal tea

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