Nils Smith

Nils attended Texas State University and graduated in 2002. He was a member of the Beta pledge class of BYX and served as a chaplain in the Zeta chapter.  Q: Nils, how did you find out about BYX?  Literally my first day on campus at Texas State University, I got a phone call from a... Continue Reading →

Tyler Rogers

Tyler Rogers is an alumnus of the Pi Chapter of BYX at UGA   I left my small hometown of Pavo, Georgia, my family, and our farm, and headed to UGA in the fall of 2005. UGA was a huge change for me coming from a small town. I found a great church and some... Continue Reading →

God, Meet Me in the Mundane

  Author: Jayson Fisher, Texas A&M BYX Alumnus, Former BYX National Advisor One of the most misunderstood aspects of the Christian life is placed on display across our campuses. The idea of living a consistently spiritual life in the midst of what might look to be consistently secular greatly hinders how we are to redeem... Continue Reading →

My Advice to Ryan Lochte and Myself

Author: Christian Pinkston, Texas BYX Alumnus AUGUST 19, 2016 -- As a communications strategist with experience in crisis communications, I'm used to getting unexpected calls from public figures who find themselves under harsh public scrutiny. Even so, I was a little surprised Thursday to receive a call from an unfamiliar Florida phone number. It was a representative... Continue Reading →

Fear The Right Things

Author: Kyle Yarborough I struggle with anxiety. At times, it can be severe. It can be debilitating and I can feel trapped or chained to a chair, unable to move. It can bring on nausea and headaches and it can cloud my judgement and thinking. It is also relatively common. About 40 million people are... Continue Reading →

It Is Right To Think About Death

Author: Jared Lyda The past month, for whatever reason, has brought death into the forefront of my Facebook and Twitter feeds and therefore my mind. The airport bombings in Brussels were about a month ago. There was an earthquake in Ecuador that killed over 500 people. 8 people died recently in the floods in Houston,... Continue Reading →

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