Fisher focuses on future

Fisher focuses on future

Over the past year, Belmont University has gone though substantive and sometimes controversial changes, the most widely publicized being expansion of the non-discrimination hiring policy to include sexual orientation. Belmont’s sports complex at E.S. Rose Park has a celebration May 3 to officially open the facility, although some fields will […]

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New police precinct to come to BU area

New police precinct to come to BU area

Plans are under way for a new Metro police precinct in the Edgehill neighborhood that would serve Belmont, Lipscomb and Vanderbilt universities, along with the Edgehill, 12South, Green Hills, Hillsboro Village and Oak Hill neighborhoods. While negotiations to secure land in Edgehill are ongoing, Police Chief Steve Anderson says they […]

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Fake dates with: Kevin & Jessica

Fake dates with: Kevin & Jessica

Tayst 2100 21st Ave. S. Nashville, TN 37212 (615) 383-1953 6 Miss Tonyas 3 hearts Kevin: Tonight, I wanted to do something special. I wanted this evening to be one she never forgot. I made reservations at Tayst. I hoped she would love their local and sustainable food, but I […]

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Eat your heart out: Fake Dates with Kevin and Jessica

Eat your heart out: Fake Dates with Kevin and Jessica

Chago’s Cantina (Formerly La Fiesta) 2015 Belmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37212 (615) 386-0106 Jessica: It was a big night for Belmont basketball. Our campus was eagerly awaiting the game to start. I spent the whole day anxiously waiting for 6:27 p.m., but for a different reason. It was our third […]

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On third try, Bridge Builders gets official status

On third try, Bridge Builders gets official status

Belmont Bridge Builders was approved Friday afternoon as an official student organization after being denied affiliation two times in the past year. The Office of Student Affairs says the group will be affiliated with University Ministries because it will deal with the relationship between homosexuality and the Christian faith. Bridge […]

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Viva Nashvegas! Belmont Mansion to offer fifteen minute weddings

Viva Nashvegas! Belmont Mansion to offer fifteen minute weddings

If Cupid strikes you and your beau with the urge to get hitched this Valentines Day, the Belmont Mansion has you covered. The mansion is offering elopement packages starting at two hundred dollars for a fifteen-minute ceremony. The package includes an on-campus wedding either in the mansion or in one […]

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Christian faith compatible with diversity

Christian faith compatible with diversity

In recent weeks, Belmont University has been called many things: bigoted, closed-minded and unloving. It has also been called righteous, wonderful and a defender of traditional Christian values. I’m not going to talk about whether or not women’s soccer coach Lisa Howe should have “mutually agreed” to leave Belmont after […]

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Eat your heart out. Fake Dates with Kevin & Jessica. The Wild Cow

Eat your heart out. Fake Dates with Kevin & Jessica. The Wild Cow

The Wild Cow 1896 Eastland Ave. Nashville, TN 37206 (615) 262-2717 Kevin: After spending winter break agonizing over my decision of who to pick as my new fake date, I finally settled on this girl who sang me a song of foodie devotion; her name is Jessica Wardwell. Jessica: My […]

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Sit-in second of planned student protests

Sit-in second of planned student protests

About 50 Belmont students attended a sit-in outside Dr. Bob Fisher’s office to protest what they call, “blatant discrimination” against women’s soccer coach Lisa Howe. “I want this to be visible solidarity,” said junior Christian ethics major Elli Whiteway. “We need to get this issue out of the closet.” The […]

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Tide of hatred has long reach

Tide of hatred has long reach

There is an extreme group of worshipers lurking within our borders. Their only allegiance is to a foreign power, and their religious order is considered incompatible with our democratic system. They have separate schools, and their worship services are held in a language other than English. They claim to be […]

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Fake Dates: Hmmmm, Breaking up is hard to do

Fake Dates: Hmmmm, Breaking up is hard to do

Amerigo 1920 West End Ave. Nashville, TN 37203 615- 320-1740 Cassidy: When Kevin got in the car, I could tell something about us had changed, matured if you will. I knew he was waiting for that moment. Kevin: You see, two of my friends had gotten engaged a couple of […]

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‘Whole Lotta Shaking Going On’

‘Whole Lotta Shaking Going On’

“Boom, boom, boom, boom, I want a double boom,” Belmont students will live with the construction equivalent of the 1990s dance hit by the Vengaboys for a few months. Blasting starts next Monday for the new Randall and Sadie Baskin Center at the corner of Acklen and 15th Avenue. Blasting […]

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