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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‘Sense and Sensibility’ opens in Black Box Theater

‘Sense and Sensibility’ opens in Black Box Theater

The Belmont University Department of Theatre and Dance opened its latest production, a retelling of Jane Austen’s classic “Sense and Sensibility” on Feb. 9. “For me, it’s about matters of the heart, specifically love and romance and heartbreak,” said Brent Maddox, director of the show. “What do you do when […]

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Men’s basketball completes doubleheader with huge 83-59 win over Austin Peay

Men’s basketball completes doubleheader with huge 83-59 win over Austin Peay

The Belmont men’s basketball team (15-6) destroyed interstate conference rival Austin Peay 83-59 Saturday night at the Curb Event Center. Junior Dylan Windler scored a career high, with an unprecedented 31 points and seven three-pointers, completing the Bruins’ sweep of Saturday’s doubleheader. The Bruins, coming off a solid win on Thursday […]

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Mayor Barry’s Nashville transit plan focus of Monday convo

Mayor Barry’s Nashville transit plan focus of Monday convo

Nashville activist Walter Searcy spoke to Belmont students Monday about Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s 15-year transit plan to improve transportation options throughout Nashville. The plan includes bus improvements, a light rail, more sidewalks, safer intersections, neighborhood transit centers and a downtown tunnel. Decrease in gridlock is one of the main […]

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Belmont Greek life hosts annual blood drive

Belmont Greek life hosts annual blood drive

Members of Belmont Greek life teamed up to sponsor their annual blood drive Tuesday and collected 65 units — enough to save the lives of nearly 200 patients. Vice President of Panhellenic Programming Kayla Guglielmo said the drive’s online registration filled completely before the event began. “The Red Cross always […]

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Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes encourages innovation at convo

Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes encourages innovation at convo

Candace Nelson, founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes, spoke in Chapel Wednesday evening and encouraged students to take old ideas and make them unique with the help of innovation. Nelson, who created the very first cupcake bakery in 2005, started a trend that has taken off across the country. Sprinkles has 25 […]

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Photo Preview: Three Sisters opens Friday night at Troutt Theater

Photo Preview: Three Sisters opens Friday night at Troutt Theater

“Three Sisters” is the latest production from the Belmont Theatre Department and is set to premiere Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “It’s about yearning for something that you feel is essential to your happiness, but that is difficult to obtain — but then also facing the possibility that you’re not going […]

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