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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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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