DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

Family, friends and sorority sisters gathered at the Bell Tower to honor DeEbony Groves on the one year anniversary of her death on Monday. Groves was killed at the Antioch Waffle House shooting on April 22, 2018. She was a senior social work major and a member of the Delta […]

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Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Belmont’s Presidential Scholarship will now be the Archer Presidential Scholarship, following the announcement of a $10 million endowment with the university from the Archer family, according to a press release on Friday. Belmont matched the Archer family’s $5 million gift to help perpetuate the full-ride scholarship for Belmont’s top students. […]

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Mumps and New York measles outbreak may impact students

Mumps and New York measles outbreak may impact students

Two recent cases of mumps at Belmont aren’t the only health concerns Belmont students faced on Tuesday. An outbreak of measles in Brooklyn, New York, also hit close to home, as 22 Belmont students are currently living there for the Belmont East program. Though Belmont requires that all students receive […]

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Gas leak reported near 15th and Compton

Gas leak reported near 15th and Compton

A gas leak between 15th and Compton avenues forced some people in the area to evacuate, according to a Belmont Campus Security alert sent Tuesday morning. Evacuations included the Troutt Theater building, according to the email from campus security. Campus security is also urging people to stay away from the […]

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Phi Mu resumes recruitment after suspension

Phi Mu resumes recruitment after suspension

Phi Mu’s suspension at Belmont, which kept it from taking new members during January recruitment, is officially over. The reason? The integrity of the chapter’s leaders and members, said Dean of Students Dr. John Delony. The sorority was suspended by the university on Jan. 26, right in the middle of […]

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Belmont to turn Circle K into new hot chicken restaurant

Belmont to turn Circle K into new hot chicken restaurant

After purchasing the Circle K on Belmont Boulevard, Belmont announced Monday it will be turning it into a new on-campus restaurant named Rick Byrd’s 800 Win(g)s. The idea for the restaurant came from Belmont Athletic Director Scott Corley, who wanted to combine local icons, Nashville hot chicken and basketball head […]

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Frederick Hart Studio Museum opens in Lila D. Bunch Library

Frederick Hart Studio Museum opens in Lila D. Bunch Library

Belmont celebrated the new Frederick Hart Studio Museum on Thursday morning with an opening ceremony at the Lila D. Bunch Library. The new museum, which recreates the renowned sculptor’s studio, opened to a large crowd which included the sculptor’s wife Lindy Hart, his two songs Lain and Alexander Hart and […]

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Belmont alumni return for Homecoming in the Round 2019

Belmont alumni return for Homecoming in the Round 2019

Belmont’s seventh annual Homecoming in the Round concert showcased the university’s history of talented songwriters and performers. Hosts Cheryl and Adam Stark, Belmont graduates from 2010 and 2008, kicked the show off by introducing James Elliott and Pat Alger of the songwriting department. Elliott and Alger took turns trading off […]

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Homecoming week kicks off Monday morning

Homecoming week kicks off Monday morning

Beginning on Monday, Belmont welcomes back its alumni for Homecoming Week 2019. The week includes the seventh annual alumni concert, men’s and women’s basketball doubleheaders and the annual homecoming social. Other events such as the Massey College of Business homecoming mixer, the College of Health Sciences continuing education event and […]

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Photo Review: New talent surprises at Rock Showcase 2019

Photo Review: New talent surprises at Rock Showcase 2019

The 2019 Rock Showcase embodied the spirit of rock n’ roll Saturday night with crunchy guitars, powerful vocals and in-your-face stage presence. Country rock outfit Our Brother George opened the showcase with lead singer Henry Long’s soft electric piano sounds and raspy vocals front and center. The band’s sound was […]

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Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets killed Thursday

Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets killed Thursday

Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets was killed in his home on Thursday. 24-year-old Yorlets was shot and killed by five juveniles in an attempted robbery. The three girls and two boys, all between ages 12 and 16, were arrested later that night, according to an NBC article. Yorlets, who graduated from […]

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Convocation on President Trump and music stirs up controversy

Convocation on President Trump and music stirs up controversy

Belmont apologized for hosting a convocation event on Wednesday morning that featured an explicit song about President Donald Trump. Belmont’s official statement, released by the Office of Communications that same day, expressed their disappointment with the event. “We apologize to anyone who was offended, as today’s event was not reflective […]

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