We interrupt this life for a text message

We interrupt this life for a text message

I admit that I can be pretty long-winded at times. Concise verbal storytelling is not my strong suit. But, I was taken aback when, 30 seconds into explaining my future job plans and expecting a response from my fiancée, I was met with silence. Peeking around the corner, I saw […]

Opinion
New bill brings changes to student aid

New bill brings changes to student aid

As health care reform continues to spark heated debates across the nation, an even more landmark legislation was tucked into the bill as far as students are concerned. The Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 received far less media coverage than the health care bill, but greatly impacts current and prospective […]

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Texting while driving a serious distraction

Texting while driving a serious distraction

Everyone knows it’s illegal to drink and drive, but texting while driving is twice as dangerous and is illegal in 20 states, including Tennessee. According to a study conducted at the University of Utah, a driver with an alcohol level of .08—legally drunk in most states—is four times more likely […]

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February 2010: coming home

February 2010: coming home

Belmont’s Homecoming 2010 will be a weeklong celebration Feb. 21-27 for students, alumni, faculty and staff. “There have been so many more steps taken this year to engage the student body in the homecoming festivities,” Panhellenic president Abby Robinson said. “The weeklong celebration is new this year and I know […]

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Stimulant drug use increases

Stimulant drug use increases

Professional athletes have brought the world’s attention to the practice of “doping” or taking drugs to enhance their performance on the field. But the latest debate over using chemicals is in the classroom and it’s happening everywhere across the country.

Sports
Health Services wants to help, not judge

Health Services wants to help, not judge

As much of the nation turns its attention to health care reform, Belmont’s director of Health Services Katy Wilson turns hers to reforming student opinion of the clinic.

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