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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Board of Trust member Lee Beaman influential in Nashville politics, philanthropy

Board of Trust member Lee Beaman influential in Nashville politics, philanthropy

Belmont Board of Trust member Lee Beaman made headlines on Friday after his wife accused him of sexual and emotional abuse in a divorce brief. The 20-page brief alleged Lee Beaman abused his fourth wife Kelly Beaman throughout the couple’s 17-year marriage. Lee Beaman also admitted to having sexual relations […]

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Food Review: Freshens Smoothies and Burrito Bowl

Food Review: Freshens Smoothies and Burrito Bowl

After last year’s disappointment with the food at Mein Bowl, the Vision staff was excited, though not entirely optimistic, about the prospect of trying out Belmont’s newest on-campus eateries — Burrito Bowl and Freshens Smoothies. So we pooled our declining points to buy a sampling of different menu items and […]

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Belmont installs BruinPrint stations around campus

Belmont installs BruinPrint stations around campus

Belmont officially launched its new BruinPrint program Tuesday, which allows students to print from their computers and cell phones at locations around campus. Printing stations are located in many of the academic buildings, the Beaman Student Life Center, the library and 10 of the 15 residential communities, according to the […]

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SGA passes constitutional amendment at first senate meeting

SGA passes constitutional amendment at first senate meeting

Student Government Association passed two pieces of legislation at its first senate meeting of the semester on Monday evening. The primary focus of the meeting was an amendment to the organization’s constitution — authored by President Gavin Mummert, Vice President Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. and Treasurer Jacob Hukill — which would […]

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Letter from the editor: We need your help

Letter from the editor: We need your help

Welcome back Bruins! My name is Bronte Lebo, and I’m so excited to spend this next semester working as the editor of the Vision. As I’ve stepped into this new role over the summer, I had both the joy and the challenge of having big shoes to fill. Our staff […]

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Belmont students call for Damon Hininger’s removal from Board of Trustees

Belmont students call for Damon Hininger’s removal from Board of Trustees

An online petition with more than 1,100 signatures is calling for the removal of CoreCivic President and CEO Damon Hininger from Belmont University’s Board of Trustees because of CoreCivic’s work with detained immigrant families. CoreCivic is a Nashville-based company and the largest owner of “partnership correctional, detention and residential reentry […]

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Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole dies Wednesday morning

Belmont’s Assistant Director of Admissions Jim Poole died Wednesday morning after a battle with cancer. Poole — a Belmont graduate and member of the admissions office staff since 2001 — was passionate about Belmont and devoted his time to serving the Nashville community. In addition to his work with prospective […]

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Belmont Vision places first for College Media Website, TV Newscast from Associated Press

Belmont Vision places first for College Media Website, TV Newscast from Associated Press

The Belmont Vision won first place for its television newscast and college media website at the Tennessee Associated Press College Awards on Saturday. The Vision took home five awards overall for its work in 2017, competing against other colleges and universities across the state of Tennessee. Those awards included first […]

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