Belmont Vision places first overall at SEJC on-site competition

Belmont Vision places first overall at SEJC on-site competition

The Belmont Vision took home 11 awards from the Southeast Journalism Conference at Middle Tennessee State University and ranked first overall in the weekend’s on-site sweepstakes competition. Out of 31 schools and 442 entries, the Vision won five awards in the Best of the South competition Friday night, which included […]

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Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan have won the 2019 Student Government Association presidential election. They will serve as president and vice president until the end of 2019 —a shift from the old SGA election cycle which had terms starting in April. Hickok and Callahan ran with a platform of improving […]

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New building hours to be implemented for CVPA, Curb College

New building hours to be implemented for CVPA, Curb College

Belmont started closing its buildings at 11 p.m. and on Sundays during the first two weeks of the semester, but that was a temporary measure. The change, which mostly affected students in the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business and the College of Visual and Performing Arts, was […]

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Many campus buildings to close at 11 p.m.

Many campus buildings to close at 11 p.m.

Most non-residential buildings on campus now close at 11 p.m., a change from past semesters. Those changes do not apply to the Beaman Student Life Center lobby or the library, and residential students will be able to access the first floor of the Johnson Center to use the garage elevators […]

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Belmont student Abbie Little dies Thursday

Belmont student Abbie Little dies Thursday

Belmont sophomore Abbie Little died Thursday. Little, 19, was an international business major and Brentwood, Tennessee native, according to an email sent to students and faculty by Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher Tuesday morning. Little was not enrolled at Belmont for the fall semester, but was still involved in Belmont’s […]

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Amazon to bring 5,000 jobs to Nashville

Amazon to bring 5,000 jobs to Nashville

Amazon will be bringing 5,000 jobs to downtown Nashville with its new Operations Center of Excellence, the company announced Tuesday. The city petitioned to be the site of Amazon’s HQ2 project in the fall of 2017. Amazon chose Northern Virginia and New York City to hold the new headquarters, but […]

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Board of Trust member Bill Lee wins gubernatorial election

Board of Trust member Bill Lee wins gubernatorial election

Belmont Board of Trust member Bill Lee was elected governor of Tennessee on Tuesday. The Republican candidate beat former Belmont professor Karl Dean for the state’s top position. Lee has served on Belmont’s board since 2011 and is the chairman of Lee Company, which provides heating, air conditioning, security and […]

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Building a legacy: Dr. Fisher reflects on his time at Belmont

Building a legacy: Dr. Fisher reflects on his time at Belmont

Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher is more than three years past the official retirement age of 66, yet he’s not saying if or when he plans to leave the university. “I will someday say ‘OK, that’s it.’ But I sure won’t be talking about that anytime in advance,” Fisher said. […]

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2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

2018-2019 SGA budget promotes campus involvement

Student Government Association’s budget for the 2018-2019 school year has the same amount of money as last year, but they’re spending it completely differently. Most of the organization’s $75,000 budget will still fund grant petitions for student organizations, but it has a significantly larger events budget — mostly because there’s […]

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Campus Security investigates report of intrusion in Hillside

Campus Security investigates report of intrusion in Hillside

Belmont Campus Security is currently investigating a report of an intrusion into a Hillside apartment Thursday night. “We don’t have any reports of burglaries,” said Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham. “We just have a student who reported that she thought there may have been someone in her apartment.” This […]

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Lee Beaman takes leave of absence from Belmont Board of Trust

Lee Beaman takes leave of absence from Belmont Board of Trust

Following the publication of allegations that Belmont Board of Trust member Lee Beaman abused his wife, Beaman has taken a leave of absence from the board. “Lee Beaman has requested and been granted by the Chairman of Belmont’s Board of Trustees a leave of absence from the Board until his […]

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Rented scooters prohibited on Belmont property

Rented scooters prohibited on Belmont property

The Birds are back in town. After Metro issued a cease-and-desist to Bird for its dockless electric scooters over the summer, Mayor David Briley approved an ordinance on Aug. 29 which will allow these “Shared Urban Mobility Devices” to operate in Nashville — with regulation. At Belmont, dockless, rented scooters […]

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