Scannell at her freshman orientation in 2015.

OPINION: How to survive your freshman orientation

I was so nervous the night before orientation that I barely slept. I understood that, rationally, my two days of Belmont orientation would not define the next four years of my life. However, I couldn’t help but lie in bed that night thinking, “This is the start of the next […]

Opinion
Bruin Beats: Phi Kappa Tau Vice President Tommy Kessler

Bruin Beats: Phi Kappa Tau Vice President Tommy Kessler

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you Spotify playlists from students and staff. For this installment, Vice President of Belmont’s Phi Kappa Tau chapter Tommy Kessler shared 10 songs he is listening to right now. Kessler explains his playlist selections below.  1. “Walk […]

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Bruin Beats: Eta Phi chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta President Mare Rote

Bruin Beats: Eta Phi chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta President Mare Rote

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you Spotify playlists from students and staff. For this installment, President of the Belmont chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta Mare Rote shared 10 songs she is listening to right now. Rote explains her playlist selections below.  1. […]

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‘Tiny Dorm Concerts’ series features Belmont talent, dorm rooms

‘Tiny Dorm Concerts’ series features Belmont talent, dorm rooms

Three transfer students with a shared love of music have begun a popular Tiny Dorm Concert series on campus this year. Noah Christian, a commercial music major; David Hope, a songwriter majoring in nursing; and Niko Bokos, a songwriting major, met in a Towering Traditions group for transfer students. As […]

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Bruin Beats: Bridge Builders President Hope Gipson

Bruin Beats: Bridge Builders President Hope Gipson

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For this installment, Bridge Builders President Hope Gipson shared 10 songs she is listening to right now. Gibson explains her playlist below.  1. “Freedom” – Beyonce I chose “Freedom” […]

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Rape survivor finds support through other survivors

Rape survivor finds support through other survivors

Editor’s note: Warning: The following article contains the account of a sexual assault survivor. It is graphic in nature and may be troubling for some to read. The Vision does not identify the victims of sexual assault. The victim’s name has been changed to protect her identity. Emily, a Belmont […]

News
Bruin Beats: Bruin Recruiters President Beau McGinnis

Bruin Beats: Bruin Recruiters President Beau McGinnis

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For today’s installment, Bruin Recruiters President Beau McGinnis shared some of his favorite songs with the Vision. McGinnis explains his song choices below.  “All of these songs are a […]

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Bruin Beats: Belmont University President Dr. Robert Fisher

Bruin Beats: Belmont University President Dr. Robert Fisher

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For today’s installment, Belmont University President Dr. Robert Fisher shared some of his favorite songs with the Vision. Fisher explains his song choices below.  “I love these songs because […]

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Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Brad Blackburn

Best of the Best Showcase Preview: ASCAP Writers’ Night Winner Brad Blackburn

Senior Brad Blackburn will be taking the Best of the Best stage for a third time in his college career on Saturday. Blackburn is a veteran of the showcase series, as he has won an ASCAP Writers’ Night every year since he was a sophomore. Despite his past success, Blackburn […]

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Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

Bruin Beats: SGA President Chris Dickerson

The Vision has teamed up with leaders from organizations across campus to bring you weekly Spotify playlists from students and staff. For our fourth installment, Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson shared 10 of his favorite songs with the Vision. Dickerson explains his playlist selections below.  On May 6, I […]

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How to report sexual assault

How to report sexual assault

Despite popular misconception, reporting a sexual assault is not a convoluted, shameful or public process. In fact, as Title IX Coordinator Molly Zlock explains, reporting a sexual assault is very discreet and can benefit an accuser in a number of ways. “It is completely a misconception that reporting a sexual […]

News
Rape survivor finds support through writing, therapy

Rape survivor finds support through writing, therapy

This is a story about a girl called Kate. Kate is a student at Belmont University. Kate was raped by an acquaintance early in her college experience. Kate’s name has been changed, as the Vision does not identify victims of rape or sexual assault. This is not the story of […]

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