Going greener: Belmont’s commitment to leading conservation efforts

Going greener: Belmont’s commitment to leading conservation efforts

During sustainability week at Belmont, the university sought to show its dedication to being a sustainable institution and impacting the environment in positive ways. Sustainability is part of Belmont’s conservation covenant — a promise the university has made to take care of God’s creation — through various projects like maintaining […]

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Stoneman Douglas teacher Ray Posada talks Parkland shooting during Belmont visit

Stoneman Douglas teacher Ray Posada talks Parkland shooting during Belmont visit

Valentine’s Day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School started just like any other day. Students sat in classrooms until the fire alarm started blaring, sending students out on what seemed to be a fire drill — the second of the day. Belmont alumnus and Stoneman Douglas teacher Ray Posada got […]

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Tall Hall nears completion for partial Fall 2018 opening

Tall Hall nears completion for partial Fall 2018 opening

After over a year of construction, Tall Hall is finally almost complete. The 10-story residence hall will contain 610 upperclassmen rooms and will contain almost every style of housing available at Belmont, from single-bedroom suites to 5-bedroom apartments.   Room Percentages Infogram Rumors have been circulating campus about a penthouse […]

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Op-ed: Taking action against eating disorders

Op-ed: Taking action against eating disorders

To start, let’s be honest about something. Talking about eating disorders is uncomfortable. No one wants to be presumptuous about what other people might be struggling with. No one wants to be offensive or insensitive in trying to help. No one wants to bring it up when they don’t feel […]

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Fisher announces acquisition of O’More College of Design

Fisher announces acquisition of O’More College of Design

Belmont will acquire the Franklin-based O’More College of Design and will open a design school bearing its name on campus, according to an announcement made by President Dr. Robert Fisher Tuesday morning. The new O’More School of Design will become part of the College of Visual and Performing Arts, bringing […]

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Provost announces new dean of students candidates

Provost announces new dean of students candidates

Candidates for the dean of students position will be holding convocations over the next three weeks for students to provide feedback to the university, according to an email from Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. The search for a new dean began in November, after former Dean of Students Dr. Jeffrey Burgin […]

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BELL Core changes reduce degree requirements

BELL Core changes reduce degree requirements

As of next semester, Belmont students will see a reduction to their required BELL Core courses, according to an email sent to students by BELL Core Director Noel Boyle. “I have great news. We are streamlining the BELL Core. No student will have any additional requirements. Some requirements are reduced […]

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Freshman drains first half-court ‘Shot for Tuition’ in four years

Freshman drains first half-court ‘Shot for Tuition’ in four years

The odds of hitting a half-court shot, according to ESPN, are roughly one in 100. That makes freshman Tucker Brown — who hit Belmont’s infamous “Shot for Tuition” at Sunday’s game against Austin Peay — a pretty special individual. Brown signed up for his chance at the rarely-made, half-court shot […]

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Belmont students spread joy with ‘Wishes Foundation’

Belmont students spread joy with ‘Wishes Foundation’

A hospital or shelter doesn’t sound like the ideal place for college students to spend their free time, but for the members of the Wishes Foundation, there’s no place they’d rather be. The Wishes Foundation, founded by Belmont sophomores Kat O’Neill and Rachael Keneally, is a group of college-aged students […]

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Title IX Director Molly Zlock to resign from position

Title IX Director Molly Zlock to resign from position

Molly Zlock, director of Title IX compliance and prevention programming, will be resigning from her position at Belmont, effective Dec. 1, said Vice President for Administration and University Counsel Jason Rogers. “Before we had Molly as part of the team at Belmont, we didn’t have somebody who was acting as […]

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Editorial: It’s time to talk about sexual assault

Editorial: It’s time to talk about sexual assault

If you’ve turned on a TV in the last few weeks or spent a few minutes scrolling through social media, you’ve probably seen the countless sexual harassment and assault allegations shared recently. From Rose McGowan to Reese Witherspoon to Molly Ringwald, numerous public figures have come out of the woodwork […]

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Associate Provost and Dean of Students Dr. Jeffery Burgin resigns from positions

Associate Provost and Dean of Students Dr. Jeffery Burgin resigns from positions

Belmont Associate Provost and Dean of Students Dr. Jeffery Burgin tendered his resignation Wednesday morning, according to an email sent out by Belmont Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. “I understand that this is a critical role in the Division of Student Affairs and plays an integral part in the functionality of […]

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