We are BU(ID)

We are BU(ID)

I am a caucasian female on the Dean’s List who receives academic scholarship and federal grants. My class entered with an average ACT score of 26 and 68 percent of the 1,019 in my class were in the top quarter percentile of their graduating high school class. Oh, and if […]

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Bridges to Belmont meets obstacles in first year

Bridges to Belmont meets obstacles in first year

Ja’shavre’l Miller and her best friend were so excited to be selected for the Bridges to Belmont program that they did cartwheels down the hallways of Stratford High School last spring. Now a year later, Miller is still thankful for the full-scholarship initiative that pays for her tuition and board […]

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SGA, administration reforms lawn policy

SGA, administration reforms lawn policy

Belmont student government representatives have been working closely with administration to reform the lawn policy that many students spoke out against when first implemented. Following the publication of the newest edition of the Bruin Guide in January, students were upset certain activities would be illegal on the lawns and tried […]

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Gonzales appointed new dean of College of Law

Gonzales appointed new dean of College of Law

Judge Alberto Gonzales has been appointed the new dean of the Belmont College of Law, the university announced today. This will be effective June 1. “Judge Gonzales has already proven to be a tremendous asset to this campus and the broader Nashville community, and I’m excited by the leadership I […]

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Former R&B artist demonstrates ‘the power of music’

Former R&B artist demonstrates ‘the power of music’

Montell Jordan is positive that there is “power in music.” In his Christian faith and development convocation on Monday morning, the former R&B-artist-turned-worship-leader highlighted this in his musically-focused lecture. Jordan is most known for his hit song “This Is How We Do It” that peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard […]

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Vision 2020, the next steps

Vision 2020, the next steps

Growth is something Belmont students are used to. Since the start of Dr. Bob Fisher’s tenure as university president, Belmont has added 17 building projects, three of which are still in the works, and from 2001 to 2011 student population grew 104 percent. That huge building boom and connected student […]

Opinion
The grass is browner on the other side

The grass is browner on the other side

With temperatures close to freezing on a semi-regular basis, the last place students want to be is outside. But come the end of March, the return of spring typically brings out crowds in droves to soak in the sun, play a quick game of pick-up soccer or even just spread […]

Opinion
A sit down with the Dean of Students

A sit down with the Dean of Students

Since his arrival on campus during winter break, new Dean of Students Dr. Jeffery Burgin has told anyone who will listen that “although things are not always perfect, we are all in this together. And that is the responsibility of each of us in this community to make this university […]

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Balanced scoring earns WBB conference home opener win

Balanced scoring earns WBB conference home opener win

It may have taken two conference games to do it, but Belmont’s women’s basketball has proven its spot in the Ohio Valley Conference after beating Tennessee Tech 62-53 in the home conference opener. Today’s win was the first time Belmont has beaten the Golden Eagles at home since 2008. “I’m […]

Sports
‘Bridges to Belmont’ program will bring in 30 additional Metro seniors

‘Bridges to Belmont’ program will bring in 30 additional Metro seniors

Nine months after the initial announcement of  Bridges to Belmont the university has made plans to expand the pilot program in its second year. An additional 30 Metro seniors will be selected as scholarship recipients and will join the current 26 students in the program next fall. But, this year, […]

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Vision to expand editorial staff

Vision to expand editorial staff

Every November, it’s the same story. Stress and the mentality to just push through are the dominant mode for all students. With projects, papers and final exams looming, it’s easy to get caught up in the now. But we here at the Vision are looking beyond the stress of the […]

Opinion
Belmont earns marquee win over UNC

Belmont earns marquee win over UNC

For the first time since 2003, the Bruins defeated a ranked opponent when they closed out the tight fight with No.12 UNC.

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