The slump: investigating psychology behind senioritis

The slump: investigating psychology behind senioritis

Around this time of year, when the leaves and the homework pile up, one sickness in particular targets students relentlessly, leaving them incapable of doing their work or sometimes even caring at all. It is a condition known around the country as senioritis. “I would define senioritis as maybe a […]

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Women significantly outnumber men on campus, equality major topic of discussion

Women significantly outnumber men on campus, equality major topic of discussion

The feature photo was taken by Evan Davies as part of the International Day of the Girl event Soles for Souls.  Beyonce had it right. Girls really do run the world. Or, at least they have overrun Belmont, according to statistics released earlier this semester by the university in its 2015 […]

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Beyond Baptist : Roman Catholicism largest denomination in class of 2018

Beyond Baptist : Roman Catholicism largest denomination in class of 2018

Abundant light streams through the windows of the chapel on a sunny September Sunday, mingling with the flicker of candlelight and the lilt of liturgy. A small group of congregants, heads bowed in prayer, kneel and prepare for the communion they are about to receive. A priest, enrobed with heavy […]

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Spaced out: New visitor parking lot causes campus controversy

Spaced out: New visitor parking lot causes campus controversy

Senior leadership decided this summer to convert the Hitch and Massey Performing Arts Center parking lot on 17th Avenue into a visitors-only lot this summer–thus closing its 43 spots to the students and faculty the lot once served. And many of them are not happy about it. “It’s a slap […]

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“A good run” – The Athlete’s House set to hang up its shoes in October

“A good run” – The Athlete’s House set to hang up its shoes in October

After 42 years of operation, local running store and Belmont University neighbor The Athlete’s House is approaching the finish line and is slated to close its doors in October. “It’s been a good run, but it’s time at 71 to find something else to do,” said owner and founder David Graeflin. […]

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Shane Claiborne returns to Belmont to kick off fall chapel season

Shane Claiborne returns to Belmont to kick off fall chapel season

Although author and activist Shane Claiborne spoke at Belmont earlier this year, he returned on Friday to present a fresh message based around one, central idea: Community. “Community is surrounding yourself with people who look like the kind of people you want to be,” Claiborne said in the convo. Claiborne’s […]

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Profile pic: A snapshot of Belmont’s recent freshman classes

Profile pic: A snapshot of Belmont’s recent freshman classes

Belmont University once again finds its largest freshman class ever in the recently enrolled Class of 2019. With 1,394 students, this year’s group of brand new Bruins represents yet another entry in an upward trend of enrollment which has defined the school’s past decade. At Wednesday’s opening convocation, university President […]

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Belmont professor honored by national organization

Belmont professor honored by national organization

The National Association of Black Journalists officially honored Belmont professor Dr. Sybril Bennett as its 2015 Journalism Educator of the Year Wednesday. Bennett received the award in recognition of her “service, commitment and academic guidance,” including her nomination as a finalist for Belmont’s highest teaching honor–the Virginia Chaney Teaching Award–in […]

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Ask Phi Tau lends an ear and a hand to Belmont, Nashville community

Ask Phi Tau lends an ear and a hand to Belmont, Nashville community

Students may have seen posters with an Ask Jeeves-like logo, complete with red text and cartoonish butler, displayed around campus. Even if they didn’t know what the posters were advertising, though, there would be an easy way to find out. All they would have to do is ask. Ask Phi […]

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Former Senate majority leader and Haitian prime minister speak at Belmont

Former Senate majority leader and Haitian prime minister speak at Belmont

Two worlds collided in the Maddox Grand Atrium Tuesday when Bill Frist, former senate majority leader, and Laurent Lamothe, former prime minister of Haiti, led a discussion on the Caribbean nation’s reconstruction. The event, called “Rebuilding Haiti,” was presented by the Nashville-based nonprofit Hope Through Healing Hands and hosted by […]

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Breaking down consolidated student fee

Breaking down consolidated student fee

Partnering with Student Government Association President Jeanette Morelan and Treasurer Jonathan Rankin, the Vision has obtained an exclusive breakdown of the consolidated student fee from Belmont’s Chief Financial Officer Steve Lasley. If a student takes 12 or more credit hours, then he or she is charged $670 each semester. For […]

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Model for a Miracle raises record-shattering $17,000

Model for a Miracle raises record-shattering $17,000

In a rented-out airplane hangar at John C. Tune Airport, the sky really was the limit for Phi Mu and its annual philanthropy Model for a Miracle, which raised a record-breaking $17,500 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals on Saturday. Phi Mu supports CMNH as its designated philanthropy, and, as such, […]

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