Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

Photos: Kappa Alpha Theta supports CASA with fall carnival event

The crisp fall air and crunchy leaves made Friday the perfect night for a carnival, and Belmont’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter took the opportunity to raise money for its philanthropy. The CASA Carnival raised more than $6,000 for Court Appointed Special Advocates, which provides court appointed advocates for abused and […]

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One-act operas open Friday night in Troutt Theater

One-act operas open Friday night in Troutt Theater

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” may be known for its talking furniture, but the opera, “L’enfant et les sortileges,” did it first. Belmont’s School of Music will open its productions of the two operas “L’enfant et les sortileges” and “Amahl and the Night Visitors” Friday night in the Troutt Theater. […]

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Students find common ground at political organization debate

Students find common ground at political organization debate

A panel representing various Belmont political organizations held an informal debate in the Vince Gill room Wednesday night, discussing everything from healthcare to the opioid crisis. The debate was sponsored by the Student Government Association and moderated by David Plazas, the opinion engagement editor for The Tennessean. “Civility in this […]

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Philanthropy and community highlighted at Greek Sing

Philanthropy and community highlighted at Greek Sing

Belmont Greek life raised more than $15,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the annual Greek Sing event Sunday night. The night was emceed by Student Affairs’ Joe Mankowski, who oversees Greek Sing, and Hannah Hawkins, the vice president of programming on the Panhellenic Council. The evening started off […]

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Belmont College of Law first in the state for first-time bar passage

Belmont College of Law first in the state for first-time bar passage

94.5 percent of Belmont law students who took the Tennessee Bar Exam for the first time in July passed. This was the highest rate of passage for any school in the state and the highest percentage in Belmont history. College of Law Dean Alberto Gonzales expected a high percentage of […]

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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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