SGA announces lawn closure

SGA announces lawn closure

Belmont’s Student Government Association cabinet released a statement to the Vision announcing that the lawn in front of Potter and Patton will close for 4 to 6 weeks at the end of next week for renovations. The statement, which can be found on the SGA website, comes following a meeting […]

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Nashville and Belmont must support new mayor

Nashville and Belmont must support new mayor

Belmont and the city of Nashville share many characteristics. Both have experienced exponential growth in the last decade. Both have become international destinations for students and young people. Both are now billed as the “it” place to be. Their demographics are changing: Nashville is no longer just the music capital, […]

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How accessible is Belmont? — one student’s trouble in the DAC

How accessible is Belmont? — one student’s trouble in the DAC

Transfer student Hannah Pike was trying to leave the Johnson Center Monday night when she hit an obstacle that for any other student would be a breeze – four stair steps. Pike has cerebral palsy. Though she can walk a few steps, she uses a scooter to navigate campus. She […]

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We’ve built the buildings, now build up the students

We’ve built the buildings, now build up the students

After the opening of the Johnson Center last week, for the first time while I have been at Belmont, there will be no cranes, blastings no road closures and no more Frisbees lost to the giant hole in the middle of the lawn. There will finally be a pause on […]

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Opening convocation celebrates history, looks ahead

Opening convocation celebrates history, looks ahead

Breaking from the tradition of giving a state of the university address at the opening convocation, President Bob Fisher celebrated 125 of Belmont’s unique aspects at the Curb Event Center Wednesday morning. “If this was a work of art,” Fisher said at the start of his remarks. “Belmont would be […]

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Behind the application: Belmont submits bid for 2016 presidential debate

Behind the application: Belmont submits bid for 2016 presidential debate

While Belmont turned in its application to host a 2016 presidential debate on March 27, the process took months of careful planning and preparation and involved many different aspects of the university. Belmont is among 13 other schools and two cities that have submitted applications to the Commission on Presidential […]

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Investing in Belmont’s future:  Interactive property map

Investing in Belmont’s future:
Interactive property map

Over the past 30 years, Belmont University has acquired property for future development and expansion, and now owns 94 properties in the neighborhoods surrounding campus. The properties are owned by Belmont Real Estate Holdings LLC I and II, Belmont University and some older properties still listed under Belmont College, according […]

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Belmont shuts its doors forever

Belmont shuts its doors forever

Belmont University has decided to call it quits after 125 years. Campus will be shutting down effective immediately. University officials released the following statement exclusively to the Vision: Students are advised to immediately go back to their dorms and make travel arrangements to return home within the next three hours. […]

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Taylor, Stover withdraw ticket from SGA election

Taylor, Stover withdraw ticket from SGA election

After one day of campaigning, Zach Taylor and Braden Stover have decided to withdraw their ticket from the ballot for Student Government Association president and vice president In an email statement to the Vision Tuesday morning, the candidates said they could better serve Belmont in other capacities. The entire statement […]

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Belmont student witnesses Cook Out shooting

Belmont student witnesses Cook Out shooting

It was a typical late Saturday night for freshman Megan Watts and her friends at an off-campus apartment — watching movies, talking, having a great time. “We were just hanging out, and I was like, ‘I wanna get a milkshake,’” Watts said. Watts and two other friends arrived at Cook […]

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SGA announces candidates for 2015 election

SGA announces candidates for 2015 election

The race for student body president kicked off on Feb. 20 with candidates Zach Taylor and Jonathan Rankin declaring their respective campaigns. Taylor, a sophomore, will be running with junior Braden Stover on his ticket, while sophomore Rankin will be running with freshman Jade Cooper. Both candidates are excited for […]

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SGA introduces legislation to clarify internal procedures

SGA introduces legislation to clarify internal procedures

Student Government Association turned its gaze internally Monday night to examine issues related to ethics and procedures raised during the controversy surrounding the impeachment of President Jeanette Morelan. Congress passed a bylaw dealing with ethical violations but did not pass the actual code of ethics amendment due to time restraints […]

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