College of Visual and Performing Arts to split into two colleges

College of Visual and Performing Arts to split into two colleges

Belmont will be splitting the College of Visual and Performing Arts into two separate colleges, according to an email from Provost Dr. Thomas Burns on Wednesday morning. The separation — which will go into effect on Aug. 1 — will create two new colleges. The College of Music and Performing […]

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Opinion: Losing My Religion

Opinion: Losing My Religion

Almost a year ago to the day, I remember sitting in a coffee shop at Harding University, listening to a friend playing “Losing My Religion,” by R.E.M. at an open mic night. At the time, I remember being struck by the irony of our staff singing a song about losing […]

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Opinion: Making the most of your last semester of college

Opinion: Making the most of your last semester of college

Hello graduating seniors, and welcome to your final semester at Belmont. For many of us, the next year is about to be the biggest period of change we’ve ever experienced, and there’s no surefire way to make sure we’ve done everything we need to do before we graduate. This can […]

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Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

So, it’s Tuesday afternoon and you’ve finally looked up from your homework long enough to recognize the date. October 30. Crap. Halloween is tomorrow, and you have no costume. The time for browsing Amazon Prime has come and gone, and even Target is probably sold out of most decent costumes. […]

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International Market owner Patti Myint died Saturday

International Market owner Patti Myint died Saturday

Patti Myint, former owner of International Market and Restaurant, died Saturday, according to social media posts from her family. “With heavy hearts we would like to share that at 6:11 last night our amazing mother left us peacefully to be in a better place. She was not just our mother, […]

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Men’s soccer beats Eastern Illinois in close match Tuesday

Men’s soccer beats Eastern Illinois in close match Tuesday

A goal by freshman Niccolo Dagnoni with just 47 seconds left on the clock helped the Bruins secure its second win of the season Tuesday. The team beat Eastern Illinois University 3-2. A red card for the Panthers early in the game forced the team to continue play with only […]

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Editorial: Belmont’s no comment on Beaman speaks volumes

Editorial: Belmont’s no comment on Beaman speaks volumes

“Mr. Beaman is a respected member of our board.” That’s it. That was the response Belmont gave after Board of Trust member Lee Beaman was accused of sexually and emotionally abusing his wife. “No comment, except that Mr. Beaman is a respected member of our board.” Really? The list of […]

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Title IX director offers advice for navigating the ‘Yellow Zone’ for sexual assault

Title IX director offers advice for navigating the ‘Yellow Zone’ for sexual assault

You may not know it, but you’ve just entered the yellow zone — the time of year when students, especially freshman, are most likely to be sexually assaulted. “I don’t want to take the joy out of being a new freshman at Belmont,” said Lauri Chaudoin, Belmont’s director of Title […]

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Remembering Senator McCain: Dean Gonzales reflects on McCain’s life and legacy

Remembering Senator McCain: Dean Gonzales reflects on McCain’s life and legacy

Since Senator John McCain’s death on Aug. 25, he has been remembered for many reasons, but for former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, it was Sen. McCain’s unwavering values that set him apart. “One meeting I remember in particular. It was with other senators, and he dressed them down. There was something […]

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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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