Review: Paramore’s ‘Art + Friends’ showcases Nashville creatives

Review: Paramore’s ‘Art + Friends’ showcases Nashville creatives

The theme of Paramore’s Art + Friends event Friday was best summed up by Alicia Bognanno of Bully. “We’re Bully. We’re from here. So is everyone.” Art + Friends was a one-day music and art festival meant to showcase Nashville’s weirder side. Hosted by Paramore, the event included performances from […]

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New residence hall brings the end of forced triple dorms

New residence hall brings the end of forced triple dorms

Erin Bailey was excited for her freshman move in at Belmont in the fall of 2017, but the experience was tainted by the fact that she had to move into a forced triple dorm room. “Moving in had an air of excitement, but it gradually got worse throughout the year,” […]

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New fitness studio opens in Tall Hall

New fitness studio opens in Tall Hall

In the midst of Belmont’s many other additions and changes this year, a new fitness studio is now open in Tall Hall to help students maintain a healthy lifestyle. “With the growing student population, we had some pressure on the facilities in the Beaman. So this was added to help […]

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Nothing lost: Liza Anne embraces questions and uncertainty in music and life

Nothing lost: Liza Anne embraces questions and uncertainty in music and life

Liza Anne didn’t just emerge in the indie-rock scene — she exploded. And the former Belmont student wants to savor every moment of the experience. “The thing that stuck with me most was in the first class of my first semester at Belmont,” she said. “It was a creative writing […]

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Fight finals stress with healthy habits

Fight finals stress with healthy habits

With finals closing in, many students forget to take care of themselves in the midst of their overwhelming to-do lists. “When your body is under stress, your natural responses are thrown out of whack,” said Joe Mankowski, assistant director at FitRec. This time of year can take a toll on […]

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Dr. Jane Duncan named new associate dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts

Dr. Jane Duncan named new associate dean of College of Visual and Performing Arts

Belmont announced on Wednesday that Dr. Jane Duncan will be the new associate dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts. This is a new position on campus, and she will begin on July 1. “She brings a perfect mix of academics, teaching, and arts experiences to our campus,” […]

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Students lead the charge at Nashville’s ‘March For Our Lives’

Students lead the charge at Nashville’s ‘March For Our Lives’

When the megaphones quieted, thousands could hear the voices of children chanting at Nashville’s March for Our Lives on Saturday. “Today is a sign. We’re gonna invest in our kids,” Bishop Marcus Campbell said in a welcome speech at the event. March for Our Lives is a national response to […]

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Belmont focuses on intersectionality for Women’s History Month

Belmont focuses on intersectionality for Women’s History Month

While history has long overlooked women’s contributions to society, Women’s History Month aims to change that. “Until recently, recorded history has just been the achievements of dead white men,” said Dr. Sarah Blomeley, associate professor of English at Belmont. In honor of Women’s History Month, Belmont will host events throughout […]

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week encourages education and support

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week encourages education and support

After a long and tearful look in the mirror, Leah Hodgkiss realized something needed to change. She hadn’t seen her friends in over two weeks and had only left her house to go to the gym. She needed to seek treatment for an eating disorder. Hodgkiss, now a junior at […]

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Belmont BSA to celebrate Black History Month with events, film series

Belmont BSA to celebrate Black History Month with events, film series

As president of Belmont’s Black Student Association, Kayla Young wants to spend Black History Month celebrating her African-American heritage by giving all students the chance to participate. “It’s always been one of my favorite months,” Young said. “It’s one of the only times I feel like my ancestors are seen […]

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