SGA welcomes new leaders, prepares to ramp up student engagement

SGA welcomes new leaders, prepares to ramp up student engagement

The Student Government Association conducted its first legislative session Monday via Zoom with a peaceful transition of power, a cabinet full of new faces — and its first legislative resolution. Stevie Giorni, the outgoing president, commended the university for another successful year.  Giorni highlighted the evolving presence and necessity of […]

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Culture + Co. is a Belmont alumna’s brie-lliant take on cheese and charcuterie dining

Culture + Co. is a Belmont alumna’s brie-lliant take on cheese and charcuterie dining

The future looks gouda for Belmont alumna and entrepreneur Ashton Judy, who recently opened a cheese and charcuterie restaurant in Nashville’s L&L Market: Culture + Co. The restaurant features a bar with a rotating conveyor belt offering various cheeses and charcuteries as well as a separate, smaller bar for wines […]

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Recap: Belmont women’s basketball snaps home win streak in loss to Murray State Racers

Recap: Belmont women’s basketball snaps home win streak in loss to Murray State Racers

The Murray State Racers snapped the Belmont Bruins’ 17-game home win streak against Ohio Valley Conference opponents, in a 72-66 win at the Curb Event Center on Tuesday.  In a slow ground-out game, personal fouls became Belmont’s bugaboo down the stretch. The team struggled to keep Murray State off of […]

Sports
Opinion: Donald Trump doesn’t belong on our campus

Opinion: Donald Trump doesn’t belong on our campus

Our campus isn’t safe with President Donald Trump on it. With the final presidential debate to be held at Belmont in only three weeks, the administration and the Presidential Debate Committee is inviting hatred, division and unabashed white supremacy onto our campus. At the first presidential debate on Sept. 29, […]

Opinion
How Judy Fisher helped Belmont blossom

How Judy Fisher helped Belmont blossom

With an eye for detail, a penchant for hard work and determination to make her way, Judy Fisher has made a lasting impression at Belmont University.  For 20 years, Bob and Judy Fisher have poured so much into the university in the heart of Music City. Judy Fisher has stood […]

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Recap: Belmont women’s basketball snaps home win streak in loss to Murray State Racers

Recap: Belmont women’s basketball snaps home win streak in loss to Murray State Racers

The Murray State Racers snapped the Belmont Bruins’ 17-game home win streak against Ohio Valley Conference opponents, in a 72-66 win at the Curb Event Center on Tuesday.  In a slow ground-out game, personal fouls became Belmont’s bugaboo down the stretch. The team struggled to keep Murray State off of […]

Sports
SGA welcomes new leaders, prepares to ramp up student engagement

SGA welcomes new leaders, prepares to ramp up student engagement

The Student Government Association conducted its first legislative session Monday via Zoom with a peaceful transition of power, a cabinet full of new faces — and its first legislative resolution. Stevie Giorni, the outgoing president, commended the university for another successful year.  Giorni highlighted the evolving presence and necessity of […]

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Midseason Report: Belmont women’s basketball

Midseason Report: Belmont women’s basketball

Midway through the 2020-21 college basketball season, Belmont women’s basketball is looking for some sense of normalcy in a season made surreal by the pandemic.  “It’s been a difficult season for all of us as there have been so many interruptions and unknowns,” head coach Bart Brooks said. “We are […]

Sports
Opinion: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not an expendable holiday

Opinion: Martin Luther King Jr. Day is not an expendable holiday

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day the nation pauses in remembrance of the civil rights leader who was assassinated for his attempts to secure rights for Black Americans.  But at Belmont University, that pause won’t happen this year for reasons out of the students’ and faculty’s control.  Due to the […]

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Dr. Bill Bates to head Belmont college of medicine as founding dean

Dr. Bill Bates to head Belmont college of medicine as founding dean

Dr. Bill Bates has been appointed to head Belmont’s new college of medicine as the founding dean of the new program.  Bates is currently working closely with university President Dr. Bob Fisher — who announced the collaboration with HCA Healthcare in starting the new college in October 2020 — in […]

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Belmont to grant over 2,200 students $1,000 COVID-19 relief grants

Belmont to grant over 2,200 students $1,000 COVID-19 relief grants

Belmont has notified over 2,200 students that they will receive $1,000 in emergency aid grants to “manage unforeseen economic hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” according to an email announcement from university President Bob Fisher.  These grants are part of the Federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act passed […]

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Bruin Vision: How Luke Smith became one of the OVC’s best shooters

Bruin Vision: How Luke Smith became one of the OVC’s best shooters

In the wake of an unpredictable season, the rise of a certain guard on the Belmont men’s basketball team has given fans reason to set their worries aside.  After a rollercoaster of an off-season, the Bruins were in need of a shooter that could accompany the likes of post-monster Nick […]

Sports
Vision website wins best in the state from Tennessee Associated Press

Vision website wins best in the state from Tennessee Associated Press

The Belmont Vision won nine awards from the Tennessee Associated Press this year — including first place for best college news website.  “We have an incredibly talented group of students,” said faculty adviser Dorren Robinson. “They create professional-level work every day. I am so pleased that their work is recognized […]

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Healthcare Education During a Pandemic: Belmont’s Nursing Program Goes Online

Healthcare Education During a Pandemic: Belmont’s Nursing Program Goes Online

COVID-19 has been changing the lives of nurses everywhere – even those in training at Belmont. Both students and faculty in Belmont’s nursing department have had to make adjustments to accommodate the university’s move to online learning. Social distancing measures and recommendations from care facilities associated with the nursing program […]

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Bunch library extends online resources to students during quarantine

Bunch library extends online resources to students during quarantine

Belmont University’s Lila D. Bunch Library is offering help to students finishing the spring semester through chat services, research help, books and streaming services. “The building might have closed in-person services, but we are still open and very much available to students,” said Sue Maszaros, director of the library.   “We […]

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The wait for COVID-19 to be over

The wait for COVID-19 to be over

As the Coronavirus came to be, most everything in daily routines ceased to exist.        Families lost members. Seniors lost their season of lasts and their May commencements. Students who studied abroad returned to their homes. Plans canceled. States locked down. Fear and worry in each headline. Life as we once […]

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Belmont’s student musicians learn to work from home during COVID-19 crisis

Belmont’s student musicians learn to work from home during COVID-19 crisis

Working musicians around the world have been forced to adapt their livelihoods to the ongoing crisis surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, and the musicians at Belmont are no different. Ever since Belmont’s classes went fully online and much of society essentially shut down, music students and other students whose studies focus […]

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