Photo Review: Wide range of genres on display at Christian Showcase 2018

Photo Review: Wide range of genres on display at Christian Showcase 2018

The 2018-2019 Showcase Series started off on a high note Saturday night as students filled the Curb Event Center with worship at Christian Showcase. The evening featured a wide variety of musical styles — including gospel, pop, contemporary Christian and pop-punk influences. Ethan Thomas opened with some of the strongest […]

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Jewish holidays not excused under Belmont attendance policy

Jewish holidays not excused under Belmont attendance policy

The Jewish High Holy Days began with the start of Rosh Hashanah Sunday, but some Jewish students won’t be able to celebrate with their families, because Belmont does not provide them with excused absences. The university doesn’t give excused absences for any holidays outside of the Christian tradition, said Provost […]

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Students receive wrong number of declining points

Students receive wrong number of declining points

Some Belmont students noticed Friday that their declining points balances did not match the balance advertised on Belmont’s cost estimator or their MyBelmont accounts. The university has since corrected the issue, which affected students on the 7 meal per week plan. English major Jayrah Trapp noticed the issue when her […]

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Belmont to host CMA Country Christmas

Belmont to host CMA Country Christmas

Belmont will host the Country Music Association Country Christmas in the Curb Event Center, according to an email sent to students and faculty Friday. The event will be recorded in the Curb Event Center on Sept. 27, and it will air on ABC in the winter.  “CMA approached Belmont about […]

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Back at Belmont: Your guide to everything new on campus this fall

Back at Belmont: Your guide to everything new on campus this fall

This year, Belmont welcomed its biggest class yet. And the 2,800 new freshmen, transfer and graduate students aren’t the only new additions to Belmont’s campus. Here are some other things that are changing this semester. Belmont welcomed students from the O’More College of Design after acquiring the college last spring. […]

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‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ comes to life in Centennial Park

‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ comes to life in Centennial Park

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is a summer staple for many Belmont students and Nashville residents, and this year, the festival features some of Belmont’s own talent. Jaclynn Jutting, head of Belmont’s directing program, is directing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Paul Gatrell, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, is […]

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Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont alumni Daniel Ethridge recently performed on “American Idol” and received the coveted approval from all three judges. Despite being eliminated in the Hollywood round, Ethridge’s true passion is still songwriting. “When I was a voice major, I got really into writing and realized that’s what I wanted to do […]

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‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

Belmont University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Actors Bridge Ensemble will open their production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats” Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “Men on Boats” is based on the expedition of John Wesley Powell and his exploration of the Grand Canyon. However, the show is not a […]

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Gavin Mummert and Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. announce SGA presidential campaign

Gavin Mummert and Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. announce SGA presidential campaign

If SGA presidential candidate Gavin Mummert and vice presidential candidate Mohansingh Udhwani Jr. are elected, they hope to bridge the communication gap between SGA, Belmont students and administration. “A lot of students on campus don’t know what student government is, and it’s not their fault, so our goal, our job, […]

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Photos: Students start the day with relaxation at Sunrise Yoga

Photos: Students start the day with relaxation at Sunrise Yoga

At 6:30 in the morning, most Belmont students are snuggled up in bed before their first class of the day. But every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, some dedicated yogis wake up before the break of dawn to start the day with some yoga. The walk to the Beaman Student Life […]

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Photo Preview: ‘On the Town’ opens Friday night in Troutt Theater

Photo Preview: ‘On the Town’ opens Friday night in Troutt Theater

Belmont University musical theater will bring the 1940s to life with an adaptation of the popular musical “On the Town,” opening Friday night. “On the Town” is a spectacle of a show that calls back to the golden age of musicals. The dance numbers are larger than life, and the […]

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Gun control, education debated at student political panel

Gun control, education debated at student political panel

Leaders of Belmont’s political student organizations held an informal student debate Thursday night in the Gabhart Student Center, sharing their views on topics like gun control and higher education. The debate included student leaders from Turning Point USA, College Republicans, College Democrats and Young Americans for Liberty. David Plazas, the […]

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