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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Fall Follies ready to bring laughter in 23rd year

Fall Follies ready to bring laughter in 23rd year

Students have waited in long lines outside of the Massey Performing Arts Center every fall for the last 22 years in anticipation for Belmont’s annual sketch comedy show, Fall Follies. The show is set up in sketches like Saturday Night Live and pokes fun at the university in much of […]

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‘Paper Dolls’ exhibit to open in Leu Center Monday

‘Paper Dolls’ exhibit to open in Leu Center Monday

Paper Dolls, a new art exhibit opening in the Leu Center for the Visual Arts on Monday, invites the viewer to imagine a life without limits. Rory White’s paper doll exhibit features original photographs with paper figures shrunk down into lifelike sets. The artwork allows him to portray anything he […]

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Volleyball falls to Lipscomb 3-1

Volleyball falls to Lipscomb 3-1

Despite its strong start, the Belmont Bruins could not prevail over Lipscomb in Tuesday evening’s game, losing 3-1. The Bruins opened the game leading by 4 points, but after a series of back and forth stalemates, the Lipscomb Bisons were first to cross the 20 point threshold. Lipscomb’s lead faltered […]

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Tapingo mobile ordering app struggles to find audience at Belmont

Tapingo mobile ordering app struggles to find audience at Belmont

Belmont Dining Services introduced the Tapingo app to Belmont’s campus this semester — a Sodexo app designed to reduce student wait times at various on-campus dining facilities. Inside the app, Belmont students can link their student ID numbers — found under the barcode on the Belmont ID — to their […]

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Department of Media Studies to join Curb College in October

Department of Media Studies to join Curb College in October

Provost Thomas Burns announced Wednesday afternoon that the Department of Media Studies will be moved from the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences into the Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business starting Oct. 1. New opportunities for department collaboration were one of the biggest perks of the change, Burns […]

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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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