Beefcake Calendar Costs Brigham Young Student His Degree

March 3, 2009

Chris Hardy finished all of his courses at Brigham Young University, but he has been denied a degree and recently lost his appeal of that decision, all due to a calendar he created. The Associated Press reported that Hardy was found to have violated the university's honor code because he created "Men on a Mission," a beefcake calendar featuring men in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. That action was not consistent with the honor code's requirements that Hardy live "a chaste and virtuous life," according to the letter denying Hardy's appeal.

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