Lecrae to release “Unashamed” book during his Higher Learning tour

Lecrae to release “Unashamed” book during his Higher Learning tour

Nominated among the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West and Childish Gambino for “Best Rap Performance” at the Grammys, Lecrae is no stranger to the rap world. Despite his success, Lecrae described not being fully accepted in the inner circle of celebrities in an excerpt he released on Medium from […]

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Andy Mineo talks “Uncomfortable” tour, Christianity and Kanye

Andy Mineo talks “Uncomfortable” tour, Christianity and Kanye

Comfortably getting a fresh cut at a barbershop in Nashville, Andy Mineo answered the phone to talk about his “Uncomfortable” tour at Rocketown Thursday. Starting off rapping by making parodies of songs and listening to Snoop Dogg’s “Doggystyle” album with his friends to releasing his 2015 record “Uncomfortable” — which […]

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Belmont faculty members write letter against making the Bible Tennessee’s state book

Belmont faculty members write letter against making the Bible Tennessee’s state book

Tennessee recognizes some of its most prized objects in its state symbols which include some of the following: raccoons, milk, porcelain painting, tomatoes and the eastern box turtle. But, one proposed bill to make the Bible Tennessee’s state book has received national attention due to its controversy. Recently, 38 members […]

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SGA meeting features President Bob Fisher, amendment for new electoral system

SGA meeting features President Bob Fisher, amendment for new electoral system

Pictured above: The ad-hoc committee headed writing the legislation for the new electoral representation system. President Bob Fisher congratulated Belmont’s Student Government Association on its efforts for space reallocation, and congress passed a resolution making congress’s representation by colleges in its meeting on Monday. “I came tonight to acknowledge that […]

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Dickerson and Thompson campaign for SGA president and vice president

Dickerson and Thompson campaign for SGA president and vice president

Student Government Association presidential candidate Chris Dickerson and vice presidential candidate Macy Thompson are running on leading tough conversations on inclusion, diversity and managing the student fee before voting begins on Wednesday. “We genuinely love Belmont so that’s why we’re willing to take on the tough fights for students. This […]

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SGA introduces Intent of Reform Resolution, discusses potential changes to congressional representation in future

SGA introduces Intent of Reform Resolution, discusses potential changes to congressional representation in future

Belmont Student Government Association President Jonathan Rankin introduced the Intent of Reform Resolution which would change the way congress represents students by designating seats in congress proportionate to the size of different Belmont colleges. “I look at universities across the country that have successful student governments, and they’re set up […]

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AST headquarters provides no information regarding sorority executive council resignation

AST headquarters provides no information regarding sorority executive council resignation

Belmont sorority Alpha Sigma Tau’s entire executive council was asked to step down in late February, but headquarters will not release why the sorority changed leadership, said a SELD administrator. AST also postponed its event “Mardi Tau” on Feb. 26, according to its Facebook page. “Normally, I am happy to […]

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Senator Corker, Natalie Grant and Holly Williams speak at End it Movement kick-off

Senator Corker, Natalie Grant and Holly Williams speak at End it Movement kick-off

  Editor’s Note: Sex trafficking is a serious and dangerous reality within our society today. As such, parts of this article may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised.   Community leaders rallied to support Sen. Bob Corker’s legislation on behalf of the 27 million enslaved worldwide and kick-start […]

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SGA announces campaigning, election dates

SGA announces campaigning, election dates

Belmont’s Student Government Association passed the Spring 2016 Elections Policies and Procedures, which outlines dates and regulations for presidential and vice presidential campaigning and elections in its meeting on Monday. Applications will go live Wednesday at 10 a.m. These applications can be turned in to the Election Commissioner Alex Marsh […]

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What students studying abroad should know about Zika virus

What students studying abroad should know about Zika virus

Belmont’s study abroad program will continue with trips this summer in countries affected by the Zika virus outbreak and will educate students on preventing the virus. “Right now, from all that’s come out from the CDC, and OSAC, which we get briefings on from the U.S. State Department, it does […]

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Russian ambassador speaks at Belmont during first visit to Nashville

Russian ambassador speaks at Belmont during first visit to Nashville

During his first visit to Nashville, Tennessee, ambassador of the Russian Federation to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak spoke to Belmont students on Monday about his disappointment with current American-Russian relations and America’s misperceptions of Russia. “The relations between the societies are minimal,” he said. “I believe, personally, that the benefits […]

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Belmont announces Office of Associate Provost, SELD’s facelift to convocation system

Belmont announces Office of Associate Provost, SELD’s facelift to convocation system

Whether you’re a junior with one community service convo from Towering Traditions or an accomplished freshman with all 60 miraculously completed, convocations are a required portion of the Belmont experience. Belmont announced The Office of the Associate Provost and Student Engagement and Leadership’s facelift in its convocation experience with the […]

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