Coming soon: The 3-D Building will be Belmont’s home for ‘Data, Design and Discovery’ on campus

Coming soon: The 3-D Building will be Belmont’s home for ‘Data, Design and Discovery’ on campus

Belmont is growing yet again, and this time, the construction will be lawn-side between the Johnson and Baskin Centers. Plans for a new six-story building — called the 3-D Building in the spirit of “Data, Design and Discovery” — outline what will serve as the new home of the university […]

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Trent Wayne is the country king this showcase season

Trent Wayne is the country king this showcase season

After a night of music on Belmont’s main lawn, Mississippi native Trent Wayne took home the crown at the 2021 Country Showcase. Wayne shared the showcase stage with fellow student performers Faith Alexa, Gloria Anderson and Gracee Shriver, and each artist performed three original songs for a crowd of students, […]

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Women’s soccer rebounds from loss, beats Morehead State 2-0 at home

Women’s soccer rebounds from loss, beats Morehead State 2-0 at home

Belmont women’s soccer redeemed itself with a 2-0 win and its fifth clean sheet of the season against Morehead State University at E.S. Rose Park on Thursday.  Junior Loren House netted a brace, scoring both goals in the first half to stack up her third and fourth points of the […]

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OPINION: Belmont must join other US universities in mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

OPINION: Belmont must join other US universities in mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

Belmont needs to do better. The release of the university’s COVID-19 vaccination rates Tuesday showed only 63% of students received vaccinations against the virus. The university strongly encourages the vaccine on a voluntary basis, but as case numbers start to rise once again at Belmont and beyond — this time […]

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Women’s soccer rebounds from loss, beats Morehead State 2-0 at home

Women’s soccer rebounds from loss, beats Morehead State 2-0 at home

Belmont women’s soccer redeemed itself with a 2-0 win and its fifth clean sheet of the season against Morehead State University at E.S. Rose Park on Thursday.  Junior Loren House netted a brace, scoring both goals in the first half to stack up her third and fourth points of the […]

Sports
Coming soon: The 3-D Building will be Belmont’s home for ‘Data, Design and Discovery’ on campus

Coming soon: The 3-D Building will be Belmont’s home for ‘Data, Design and Discovery’ on campus

Belmont is growing yet again, and this time, the construction will be lawn-side between the Johnson and Baskin Centers. Plans for a new six-story building — called the 3-D Building in the spirit of “Data, Design and Discovery” — outline what will serve as the new home of the university […]

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Come breakfast, lunch or dinner, the Saleh brothers at 615 Deli have customers covered

Come breakfast, lunch or dinner, the Saleh brothers at 615 Deli have customers covered

A businessman sits in one corner of the bright dining room, clad in a white button-up and slacks and typing away on his laptop. The remnants of his breakfast have long been set aside in a white to-go box. A college girl enters in sweatpants and fluffy pink slippers to […]

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Senior Spotlight: Soccer’s JP Armbruster belongs at Belmont

Senior Spotlight: Soccer’s JP Armbruster belongs at Belmont

Taking to the field as squad co-captain and a Belmont graduate student, JP Armbruster started his soccer story at the age of 3. “I brought the ball everywhere with me,” Armbruster said. “I remember I would take it when I would go to Costco with my mom.” A third-generation player […]

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Record-breaking winning streak continues for men’s soccer with Saturday sweep against Wofford

Record-breaking winning streak continues for men’s soccer with Saturday sweep against Wofford

Belmont men’s soccer outperformed its opponent on home turf once again Saturday with a 1-0 sunset victory over the Wofford College Terriers. Going 8-1-1 over the past ten games, the triumph marks the Bruins’ seventh shutout of the season and breaks the school record for longest winning streak at home. […]

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Trent Wayne is the country king this showcase season

Trent Wayne is the country king this showcase season

After a night of music on Belmont’s main lawn, Mississippi native Trent Wayne took home the crown at the 2021 Country Showcase. Wayne shared the showcase stage with fellow student performers Faith Alexa, Gloria Anderson and Gracee Shriver, and each artist performed three original songs for a crowd of students, […]

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Behind the Bruin: Dr. Judy Skeen on being one with nature

Behind the Bruin: Dr. Judy Skeen on being one with nature

Seven acres of land, home to a dog and four horses and covered with trees. This is Dr. Judy Skeen’s personal sanctuary.  In a time when staying busy and being a workaholic is normal, Skeen chooses a different route. Outside of her teaching role in Belmont’s College of Theology and […]

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Belmont basketball legend Rick Byrd awarded highest college coaching honor

Belmont basketball legend Rick Byrd awarded highest college coaching honor

Retired men’s basketball head coach Rick Byrd is the 2022 recipient of the John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award. Leading his Bruins to 713 wins and eight NCAA tournament appearances during his 1986-2019 tenure, Byrd collects the ultimate honor in collegiate coaching, presented to him Tuesday by the Los […]

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Women’s tennis puts up a fight in first-ever Belmont Fall Invitational

Women’s tennis puts up a fight in first-ever Belmont Fall Invitational

Mixed results befell Belmont women’s tennis as they hosted an inaugural home tournament on the newly opened Crockett Center rooftop courts this weekend. Invitations were extended to the University of North Alabama Lions and the Murray State University Racers, as well as the Lipscomb University Bisons — who were up […]

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Student and alumni films shine on the silver screen at Nashville Film Festival, hosted on campus Monday

Student and alumni films shine on the silver screen at Nashville Film Festival, hosted on campus Monday

Belmont welcomed the 52nd Nashville Film Festival to campus and saw some familiar faces on the red carpet. The Johnson theaters, the second venue of four in the traveling festival, played host to filmmakers and fans alike. Part of the program — NashFilm’s “NextGen Mixtape” — showcased 10 short films […]

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Former Belmont, Florida coach Cameron Newbauer faces player abuse allegations

Former Belmont, Florida coach Cameron Newbauer faces player abuse allegations

Former basketball players on the University of Florida women’s team raised allegations of physical and psychological abuse against ex-Florida coach Cameron Newbauer, previously of Belmont University. Newbauer spearheaded women’s basketball for the Bruins from 2013-2017 before his recruitment by UF. He was replaced at Belmont by current women’s head coach […]

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The needs in Waverly run deeper than the water: stories from Red Cross, community volunteers in the continuing recovery

The needs in Waverly run deeper than the water: stories from Red Cross, community volunteers in the continuing recovery

This is part two of three in a Vision series on Waverly, Tennessee, sharing stories from the nearby town that suffered devastating floods in August. This coverage examines the aftermath of the disaster, the help provided in the recovery effort and Waverly’s connection to the Belmont community. After the mud-dark […]

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Get hyped on or off the court with the Bruins’ game day songs

Get hyped on or off the court with the Bruins’ game day songs

Whether you’re repping it out in the gym, getting ready to rock an exam or on your way to a party, the Bruins have got your back with a Spotify hype song playlist curated by Belmont’s student-athletes. From Lil Baby and Shakira to Red Hot Chili Peppers and the soundtrack […]

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Meet Belle, Belmont’s favorite feline resident at the Foutch Alumni House

Meet Belle, Belmont’s favorite feline resident at the Foutch Alumni House

If you’ve walked past the back door of the Foutch Alumni House on the old side of campus, chances are you’ve met her. The stray gray-and black can often be found lounging behind the building in its grassy garden and sunny walkway. Ever since making Belmont her home at the […]

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‘Let’s look eye to eye and talk about it’: Ephraim Urevbu’s exhibition illustrates untold stories of American injustice

‘Let’s look eye to eye and talk about it’: Ephraim Urevbu’s exhibition illustrates untold stories of American injustice

Through his powerful gallery show, “The Naked Truth: an American Story through White, Red, and Blue,” Nigerian-born, Memphis-based artist Ephraim Urevbu extended a call to action to Belmont’s community. “The Naked Truth” is Urevbu’s 55-piece exhibition addressing the deep-rooted racism in America’s history and the racism that still persists today. […]

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Second-half headway secures home-field soccer win against Bellarmine

Second-half headway secures home-field soccer win against Bellarmine

With a slow start to the first half, men’s soccer persevered to defeat Bellarmine University 1-0 after a dramatic end to Wednesday night’s game at E.S. Rose Park Belmont forward Esteban Leiva scored his first goal of the season to secure the win, assisted by senior Jack Shaw with only […]

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Senior Spotlight: Sydney Cason on tough breaks and total sacrifice

Senior Spotlight: Sydney Cason on tough breaks and total sacrifice

Over the past three years, Sydney Cason has broken her arm, her hand and her thumb, but she never let that keep her from playing soccer. “It still hits me some days like ‘I can’t believe I broke my arm that intensely,’” Cason said. The injury left her with a […]

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Belmont dining services facing critical staff shortage — and there’s no end in sight

Belmont dining services facing critical staff shortage — and there’s no end in sight

Behind the scenes of breakfast, lunch and dinner at Belmont, university dining services are desperate for staff. Despite advertisements across Nashville, hiring incentives and pleas to the student population for job applicants, Belmont is still short-staffed at all the eateries on campus.  “Ever since COVID has happened, the workforce has […]

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Belmont makes the move to greener valleys, departing OVC for Missouri Valley Conference

Belmont makes the move to greener valleys, departing OVC for Missouri Valley Conference

Belmont confirmed the university will leave the Ohio Valley Conference to join the Missouri Valley Conference, as announced by President Greg Jones in a Tuesday morning press conference. Following the report speculating the switch, it is confirmed that Belmont Athletics will be leaving the OVC for the more competitive MVC […]

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‘Mask violations abound’: Belmont faculty member challenges university COVID-19 protocols in anonymous article published by Nashville Scene

‘Mask violations abound’: Belmont faculty member challenges university COVID-19 protocols in anonymous article published by Nashville Scene

The Belmont community is abuzz with reactions to a Nashville Scene article submitted by an anonymous Belmont professor condemning the university’s lack of COVID-19 precautions. In the article, which was published to the Scene website Tuesday, the author said Belmont “has thrown out all precautions except one,” referring to the […]

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Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Belmont unveiled the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday — an event four years and nine days in the making. The center, a premier venue built to world-class specifications, stands four stories tall, with roughly 150,000 square feet of space to be used by students and […]

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OPINION: Belmont must join other US universities in mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

OPINION: Belmont must join other US universities in mandating the COVID-19 vaccine

Belmont needs to do better. The release of the university’s COVID-19 vaccination rates Tuesday showed only 63% of students received vaccinations against the virus. The university strongly encourages the vaccine on a voluntary basis, but as case numbers start to rise once again at Belmont and beyond — this time […]

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