Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for Performing Arts

Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for 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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RV! parks in winner’s circle at Battle of the Belmont Bands

RV! parks in winner’s circle at Battle of the Belmont Bands

Belmont indie pop group RV! took home the prize Saturday after a night of high-energy performances at Battle of the Bands. Four Belmont bands performed for a cheering crowd in Freedom Plaza, with students pressed against the stage swinging glow sticks and bopping beach balls. The ’70s-themed showcase marked the […]

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Heavy loss in three frames at volleyball’s Battle of the Boulevard

Heavy loss in three frames at volleyball’s Battle of the Boulevard

Belmont women’s volleyball fell 0-3 to rivals Lipscomb University in an away match Tuesday. Although Belmont leads in the all-time Battle of the Boulevard series against Lipscomb, the Bisons have won 14 of the last 15 match-ups and have not dropped to Belmont at home since 2006. Tuesday’s loss marks […]

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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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Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for Performing Arts

Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for 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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Plan for lines to stay long as Chick-fil-A opens its doors at last

Plan for lines to stay long as Chick-fil-A opens its doors at last

A queue of students 100-strong snaked around the entrance to the Curb Cafe at Monday’s grand opening of the new-and-improved Chick-fil-A. Freshman Jack Johnson was the first student to walk through the doors. He arrived more than an hour before the restaurant opened with chicken on his mind. “My goal […]

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Ducks run amok at ResLife’s Kenducky Derby

Ducks run amok at ResLife’s Kenducky Derby

Tensions were high and competitors fierce at the Kenducky Derby rubber duck race Friday night.  Participants and spectators alike surrounded the creek in front of Tall Hall prior to the start of the race, giving last-minute words of wisdom to their plucky duckies. And at the words of the MC, […]

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Heavy loss in three frames at volleyball’s Battle of the Boulevard

Heavy loss in three frames at volleyball’s Battle of the Boulevard

Belmont women’s volleyball fell 0-3 to rivals Lipscomb University in an away match Tuesday. Although Belmont leads in the all-time Battle of the Boulevard series against Lipscomb, the Bisons have won 14 of the last 15 match-ups and have not dropped to Belmont at home since 2006. Tuesday’s loss marks […]

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Sophomore AJ Chastonay on the pitch during the Battle of the Boulevard on Tuesday, Sept. 14 in Nashville, Tennessee. Belmont Vision / David Pang

Belmont soccer draws 1-1 against Lipscomb in latest Battle of the Boulevard

In a storied rivalry spanning multiple seasons, the Belmont men’s soccer team took on No. 22 ranked Lipscomb University Tuesday night at the Lipscomb Soccer Complex.  In a relentless battle, the Bruins managed to stave off an aggressive Bison team to walk away with a 1-1 draw. “It was a […]

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Fall sports preview: A promising schedule lies ahead for Belmont basketball

Fall sports preview: A promising schedule lies ahead for Belmont basketball

The road to March Madness begins in November — and it looks like it’ll be a tough journey for the Belmont Bruins in the upcoming season.  The men’s and women’s basketball schedules, officially released the schedules for the 2021-22 season last week, show some match-ups that promise to be challenging, […]

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Fall sports preview: Breaking down Belmont golf and tennis action to come

Fall sports preview: Breaking down Belmont golf and tennis action to come

Trading summer driving ranges and training gear for competition courses and the Bruin uniform, men’s and women’s golf and tennis look to fire into their fall seasons starting this week. After ending last season as runner-ups in the Ohio Valley Conference Championship tournament, men’s golf kicked off its season on […]

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Overtime O’Brien sinks two to secure winning streak for the Bruins

Overtime O’Brien sinks two to secure winning streak for the Bruins

After wearing down Georgia State University in double overtime, Belmont men’s soccer brought home a 2-1 golden-goal victory at E.S. Rose Park Friday. “It’s our first overtime game this year. It was a good test against a good team,” said forward Liam O’Brien. “Two wins in a row and then […]

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Let bagels abound at Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. location

Let bagels abound at Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. location

Students braved long lines and technology snafus in the name of breakfast at the chaotic opening of Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. Bagels. Chosen based on student requests for healthier food options — and bagels specifically — Bruins can now treat themselves to a full coffee bar and all-day breakfast at […]

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Women’s soccer narrowly edged out by Western Kentucky

Women’s soccer narrowly edged out by Western Kentucky

The Bruins’ dramatic two-match winning streak at home came to an end Thursday night after a defense-heavy contest against Western Kentucky University. In a tight back-and-forth game on the home pitch at E.S. Rose Park, WKU ultimately defeated Belmont by one goal to nil. All the same, the Bruins impressed […]

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Belmont’s ‘Bonnaroo U’ students mourn the loss of a learning experience after music festival canceled

Belmont’s ‘Bonnaroo U’ students mourn the loss of a learning experience after music festival canceled

After hearing the news that the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was a no-go for yet another year, Dr. Sarita Stewart and Dr. Ken Spring’s Wednesday class meeting looked more like a support group. With the festival grounds soaked and unusable due to flooding from Hurricane Ida, event organizers announced […]

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Belmont volleyball starts a solid season with two wins at Music City Invitational

Belmont volleyball starts a solid season with two wins at Music City Invitational

Gearing up for a three-game weekend hosted on the home court, the Belmont volleyball team opened the season with two wins Friday and a hard-fought loss Saturday. With Alcorn State University, North Alabama University and Indiana State University volleyball in town for the Music City Invitational, the Bruins kicked off […]

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Bruins sweep 5Ks at Percy Warner Park with wins for both cross-country teams

Bruins sweep 5Ks at Percy Warner Park with wins for both cross-country teams

With prime weather conditions and a cheering Nashville crowd, nothing could stop the women’s and men’s cross-country teams from taking home a double-dub at Friday’s Belmont Opener. “We went in just talking to the guys and girls, just saying, ‘Compete with yourselves, not against yourselves,’” said Jeff Langdon, Belmont’s director […]

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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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Men’s soccer team triumphs over UNC Asheville in home opener

Men’s soccer team triumphs over UNC Asheville in home opener

Belmont University’s men’s soccer team faced off against the University of North Carolina Asheville in the first home game of the regular season Thursday, kicking off a three-game homestand in Music City. Belmont played to a 1-0 win over their opponent, a decisive and much-needed win after a difficult stretch […]

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Bruin baseball players across the country wrap up summer league play

Bruin baseball players across the country wrap up summer league play

For many of Belmont’s baseball players, summer doesn’t mean vacation. Finishing their 2020-2021 Ohio Valley Conference run by receiving the OVC Team Sportsmanship Award for the sixth time, 19 Bruins sought action in the collegiate summer baseball leagues around the country — with mixed success. “We have a good number […]

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RV! parks in winner’s circle at Battle of the Belmont Bands

RV! parks in winner’s circle at Battle of the Belmont Bands

Belmont indie pop group RV! took home the prize Saturday after a night of high-energy performances at Battle of the Bands. Four Belmont bands performed for a cheering crowd in Freedom Plaza, with students pressed against the stage swinging glow sticks and bopping beach balls. The ’70s-themed showcase marked the […]

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Crockett Center for Athletic Excellence serves as new home for five Belmont teams

Crockett Center for Athletic Excellence serves as new home for five Belmont teams

With the opening of the Crockett Center for Athletic Excellence, Belmont University is making a statement to recruits — come play here.  The facility, which houses a state-of-the-art weight room, brand-new locker rooms and two full-size basketball courts, is the new headquarters for men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and tennis, […]

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The state of COVID-19 at Belmont University

The state of COVID-19 at Belmont University

For the third semester in a row, Belmont University is taking precautions against COVID-19, and students returning to classes Wednesday will be met with a few familiar protocols and a few new ones. Unlike last semester, Belmont is allowing larger gatherings and visitation once again; dorms are back to full […]

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What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

Plans for the new Thomas F. Frist Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University are taking shape after the university announced a name, location, and founding dean for the school. Pending approval from the Metro Planning Department, construction on the medical school building will begin in the near future, and […]

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What we’ve lost: Reflecting on a year of COVID-19

What we’ve lost: Reflecting on a year of COVID-19

Teacora Sherrill no longer sees the pandemic in terms of numbers. It’s hard to escape them – the number of hospitalizations, the number of cases in your state, the over-500,000 virus-caused deaths in America. They’re in television reports, headlines and daily conversations. As they grow and shrink, people have used […]

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