Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest

When the Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance put smartphones in the hands of the characters in Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” it became obvious: Wilde would totally have been Twitter famous. The whimsical and absurd exaggerations of Wilde’s 1895 play translate perfectly into the new digital […]

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Best Buddies to celebrate talents in music festival

Best Buddies to celebrate talents in music festival

At least 20 acts will share their musical talents on Belmont’s campus Sunday alongside members of the campus Best Buddies chapter in the first ever Best Buddies Music Festival. The concept, organized by chapter Best Buddies President Meg Barber, is to highlight similarities between the musicians and their paired Best […]

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Former women’s basketball coach Tony Cross dies at 64

Former women’s basketball coach Tony Cross dies at 64

Tony Cross, Belmont University alumnus and women’s basketball head coach from 1984 to 2010, died Wednesday at 64 years old. Cross, a Knoxville, Tennessee, native, passed away in Murray, Kentucky, where he had been an assistant coach to the Murray State women’s basketball team from 2010 to 2016. Cross is […]

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Boulevard Record Shop to participate in Record Store Day

Boulevard Record Shop to participate in Record Store Day

Belmont University’s student-run record store, Boulevard Record Shop, will be participating in Record Store Day, a national movement that celebrates the culture of record stores, for the first time since the store opened in August of 2016. Record Store Day is a day of recognition for record shops, held this […]

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UPDATE: Suspect identified in rape, kidnapping

UPDATE: Suspect identified in rape, kidnapping

 Jason Jarrell Williams, 31, has been identified by Nashville Sex Crimes Unit detectives as the suspect accused of raping, robbing and kidnapping a woman in the Belmont area Wednesday morning, according to a Nashville Metro Police press release. Williams is at large at this time, and was last seen in […]

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SGA brings back Coffee and Conversations, addresses student concerns

SGA brings back Coffee and Conversations, addresses student concerns

On Wednesday morning, the Student Government Association served up free coffee with a slice of opportunity for students to air grievances. As an installation of their recurring program, Coffee and Conversation, SGA members manned tables in high traffic locations around campus, including the Beaman and the lobby of Massey. Truthfully, […]

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Meet the Staff: Jessica King

Meet the Staff: Jessica King

My name is Jessica King, and I’m a junior journalism major from Fishers, Indiana.  I have contributed to the Vision throughout my time at Belmont and am currently working as managing editor. As managing editor, I contribute story ideas, write stories and help out on Tuesdays, when things happen. I’m […]

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Date rape: ‘One sexual assault is too many’

Date rape: ‘One sexual assault is too many’

It’s not easy to talk about rape. Finding the balance between protecting rape victims and providing the public with timely information is something we’ve recently struggled with as a staff here at the Vision. But our difficulties do not compare to the real, painful and traumatizing experiences  that as many […]

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OPINION: Being top valued should mean more

OPINION: Being top valued should mean more

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, which ranks everything from “The Top 10 Kirkland Products to buy at Costco” to “The Top 10 Best Contrarian Stocks to Buy This Year,” released its annual list comparing the worth  of about 1,200 colleges and universities in its “Top 300 Best College Values of 2017.”   […]

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The open area will be available for student organizations to use, a possibly that Universities Ministries has been looking forward to.  "For awhile, there were jackhammers and construction noises during our meetings and prayers.  But we always knew that the space they were building would be great," University Ministries member and Belmont University junior Abi Inglis said.

PHOTOS: Gabhart Student Center reopens doors

Captions written by Jessica King. Photos taken by Zach Gilchriest.

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Gonzales talks “True Faith and Allegiance” at book release event

Gonzales talks “True Faith and Allegiance” at book release event

Judge, professor, doctor and writer Alberto Gonzales was joined by colleague Harry Chapman, director of special projects and major gifts, and his co-author Ken Abraham on the fourth floor of the Janet Ayers Academic Center Wednesday night. Students, faculty, family and friends gathered to celebrate the release of Gonzales’ latest […]

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“Islam and Blackness in America” convocation tackles misconceptions on Muslim history in America

“Islam and Blackness in America” convocation tackles misconceptions on Muslim history in America

“First, I’m beige, not black, despite the title of this convocation.” National speaker, advocate and Muslim chaplain at the University of Cincinnati Amina Darwish clarified this tiny detail before she led a convocation on the subject of “Islam and Blackness in America,” sponsored by the Black Student Association and the […]

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