Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

After Campus Security alerts were sent nearly an hour after students reported to hearing gunshots on 15th Avenue, students took to class Facebook pages to offer their opinions. Several students expressed disappointment and concern that they were not notified sooner, while others said it was the right move for Campus […]

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UPDATE: Metro Police provides suspect description of gunman

UPDATE: Metro Police provides suspect description of gunman

A van carrying three Belmont students and one staff member was fired at by a “young black man” wearing a white T-shirt with “shoulder-length dreadlocks” at around 8:30 Tuesday night, according to a release from Metro Nashville Police. “They reported that a white Dodge Charger approached them at a high […]

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Belmont Dreamers face uncertain future after DACA decision

Belmont Dreamers face uncertain future after DACA decision

Editor’s note: The students’ names in the following story have been changed to protect their identities. For Megan, an undocumented sophomore at Belmont, President Donald Trump’s ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Tuesday morning threw her life into disarray. “I’m trying to get a degree. That’s all I […]

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Student feedback leads to opening of Mein Bowl

Student feedback leads to opening of Mein Bowl

Mein Bowl — the latest eatery to neighbor Chick-fil-A in the Curb Cafe — opened Friday after student surveys favored an Asian restaurant on campus. The eatery features Asian street and market foods “fused by Chef Mia Pham into appetizing daily express entrees and fresh ingredients that you can combine […]

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OPINION: How I learned to be the Tortoise

OPINION: How I learned to be the Tortoise

Growing up, I loved the story of “The Tortoise and the Hare.” For anyone who doesn’t know it, it’s a story about a tortoise and a hare who decide to have a race. Of course, the hare is much faster than the tortoise, and, as they start the race, the […]

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Meet the New Bruin: Lauren Denemark

Meet the New Bruin: Lauren Denemark

Lauren Denemark, Illinois native and music business major, is excited to be a part of two of Belmont’s sports teams. The long-time soccer player discovered her love of running after joining her middle school’s cross-country team. “I was playing soccer at the time and loved soccer. I was super into […]

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Meet the Staff: Melissa Kriz

Meet the Staff: Melissa Kriz

I’m Melissa Kriz, and I’m the copy editor for the Belmont Vision. I’m a sophomore and a double major in journalism and publishing. I started writing for the Vision my first semester freshman year and have been here ever since. I’m an avid reader and a phenomenal Pogo-sticker. No, really. […]

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OPINION: It’s OK to be confused

OPINION: It’s OK to be confused

I’ve always been a planner. From my first house to my dream job to my wedding, I have, at some point or another, planned every major event I will face. College was no different. Starting the day I entered seventh grade, I planned for college extensively — ask anyone who […]

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OPINION: ‘Ladies, your body is not a prop’

OPINION: ‘Ladies, your body is not a prop’

Ladies: Your body is not a prop. Let me shout that a little louder for the people in the back. Your body is not a prop. We live in a country where, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone is raped every two minutes. According to these […]

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Belmont University named No. 6 on U.S. News & World regional college ranking

Belmont University named No. 6 on U.S. News & World regional college ranking

Belmont University was selected as No. 6 on the U.S. News & World annual rankings of the Top 10 best colleges in the Regional Universities South category, following just behind Stetson University in Florida. This marks Belmont’s eighth consecutive year maintaining a Top 10 regional ranking and continues Belmont’s reign […]

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EDITORIAL: Personal finance classes should be mandatory for graduation

EDITORIAL: Personal finance classes should be mandatory for graduation

For many young adults, student loans can be the most nerve-wracking part of attending college. For them, this time in their lives marks the first time they’ve ever operated independently, and many don’t possess the skills necessary to succeed financially. As of October 2015, only five states require high school […]

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International Day of the Girl: discussing what matters

International Day of the Girl: discussing what matters

In anticipation of Sunday’s International Day of the Girl, Belmont hosted its second day of convocations focused on the empowerment of women. International Day of the Girl was started by the United Nations four years ago in order “to help galvanize worldwide enthusiasm for goals to better girls’ lives, providing […]

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