Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Brigham Young Statue at BYU Originally Bearded


The Digital Universe [Brigham Young University]
1 April 2013

By Charles Beacham

Not even Brother Brigham’s whiskers are safe from BYU’s notorious beard ban.

Legend has it, the statue of Brigham Young located just south of the ASB once had a beard, but when administrators decided that facial hair was a faux pas, the statue was decapitated and given a new, beardless head. [...]