SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

SGA attempts to retract false claim at open meeting

Belmont doesn’t throw away its recycling, contrary to what a Student Government Association representative said during a meeting on Monday.  Aidan Riordan, chair of the Green Committee, said that the university is guilty of unsustainable practices. “You see the recycling containers? Fun fact, we don’t actually recycle. That goes straight […]

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Campus security warns about aggressive panhandlers

Campus security warns about aggressive panhandlers

Belmont campus security is warning students about aggressive panhandlers around the university’s nearby streets.  Chief of Campus Security Pat Cunningham said that while the recent reports fall “below the threshold for a security alert,” he wants officers to share all information necessary to keep students safe.  In two recent reports […]

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Student robbed outside Circle K

Student robbed outside Circle K

A female student was robbed outside Circle K Thursday morning, Campus Security said. As an email alert sent this morning explains, the student was approached at 8:30 a.m. by a man who demanded that the student give him all of her money. The suspect implied he had a weapon and […]

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The debate between candidates Mayor David Briley and Councilman John Cooper will be moderated by NewsChannel 5's Rhori Johnston and The Tennessean's Jessica Bliss at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 26, 2019.

Runoff mayoral candidates share vision for Nashville’s future

With election day just a few weeks away, Mayor David Briley and At-Large Council Member John Cooper gave impassioned answers to the biggest questions concerning Nashville’s future at the runoff mayoral debate Monday.  The debate — hosted by NewsChannel 5, The Tennessean and Belmont University at the Bill and Carole […]

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Move in on Saturday at Belmont at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 17, 2019.

Student enrollment reaches record numbers for 19th consecutive year

Belmont University’s student enrollment totalled 8,481 for the 2019 fall semester, making it the 19th consecutive year of record enrollment. This is a 57 percent increase since 2009, when enrollment was 5,393 students.  University President Dr. Robert Fisher acknowledged the many reasons for student growth in a press release Wednesday.  […]

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Letter from the editor: Come join us!

Letter from the editor: Come join us!

When I tell people I work for the Belmont Vision, most of them reply with confused reactions and remarks like “Is that the room with all the TVs?” or “So…is that like…a club?”  I get where they’re coming from. The big glass doors and windows encasing the Vision office can […]

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Dean Patrick Raines from the Jack C. Massey College of Business retires

Dean Patrick Raines from the Jack C. Massey College of Business retires

Dean Patrick Raines of the Jack C. Massey College of Business will be retiring at the end of July, said Dr. Thomas Burns in an email on Thursday. After 16 years at Belmont, Dean Raines leaves the school of business a very different school than it was over a decade […]

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Nashville mayoral debate to be hosted at Belmont

Nashville mayoral debate to be hosted at Belmont

A debate between the leading Nashville mayoral candidates will be televised from Belmont University on June 25, the university announced Wednesday. Co-hosted by The Tennessean and News Channel 5, the debate will take place at the McAfee Concert Hall in preparation for the Aug. 1 election. University president Dr. Robert […]

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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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