Tasukeai, ‘hand-in-hand’ ESL tutoring brings students and custodial staff together

Tasukeai, ‘hand-in-hand’ ESL tutoring brings students and custodial staff together

Students and custodial staff don’t often get the chance to interact one-on-one, beyond quick exchanges in hallways or seeing each other around campus. But Tasukeai, pronounced tah-skay-eye, is changing that by partnering custodial staff with Belmont students for tutoring in English as a second language. “I just want everyone to […]

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The Lonely Biscuits showcase settled-in sound in ‘Things Sure Have Changed’

The Lonely Biscuits showcase settled-in sound in ‘Things Sure Have Changed’

Maybe it’s the long hair, or maybe it’s the mustaches and beards. Maybe it’s their laid-back style, or maybe it’s the effortless ease of their music. Whatever it is, people can’t seem to get enough of The Lonely Biscuits. They’re just cool – it’s that simple. Behind the Biscuits   The […]

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Campus accessibility: Rachel Browning

Campus accessibility: Rachel Browning

It’s not everyday someone dies and lives to tell about it. It’s even more rare for someone to die not once, but four times and live to tell. Rachel Browning’s story is anything but typical. When paramedics responded to an early-morning shooting on Feb. 7, 2004, they weren’t able to […]

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‘Project Reclamation’ brings activist art to LCVA’s Gallery 121

‘Project Reclamation’ brings activist art to LCVA’s Gallery 121

Across the room, rays of sunlight reflect off the glistening glass surface of a bust of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s head. Take a closer look and inside you’ll see a solitary object fixed in place of the brain – it’s a dark, large lump of coal. Artist McKinley Moore’s “Ditch Mitch” […]

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Belmont searches for associate provost and dean of students for 2014

Belmont searches for associate provost and dean of students for 2014

A national search for an associate provost and dean of students began in June, after Andrew Johnston, Ph.D., transitioned from associate provost and dean of students to a faculty position in July. Johnston, who served as dean of students for 14 years and as associate provost for seven years, will […]

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Dobbins opens fall exhibitions in the Leu

Nashville may be nicknamed Music City, but its art scene is just as prominent. With venues like Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts and numerous other noted gallery spaces, including the Parthenon replica that lends the city another name, “the Athens of […]

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Students’ biology research takes them to the zoo

Students’ biology research takes them to the zoo

The sound of loud honks, squawks and flapping flamingo wings brings excited squeals from tiny tots, whose faces are pressed against the blank chain-link fence of the enclosure at the Nashville zoo at Grassmere. The zoo is just a fun way to spend an afternoon for some, but for junior […]

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Belmont breaks ground on $44 million cafeteria, academic building

Belmont breaks ground on $44 million cafeteria, academic building

Weeks after the initial building announcement, Belmont and community officials broke ground on the new Academic and Dining Services Complex Tuesday. The 117,000-square-foot, four-floor building will house the university’s food service facility, classrooms, faculty offices, lab spaces and an additional 1,000 parking spots on campus. Marty Dickens, chairman of the school’s […]

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Bruin Skydive makes sport accessible to students

Bruin Skydive makes sport accessible to students

Free falling from 14,000 feet against 120 mph winds is a bucket list staple for many, and for Belmont students, it’s something they can experience sooner, rather than later. Bruin Skydive is leading a trip to Skydive Alabama on March 23, the group’s second since forming last fall. “I think […]

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Exhibition celebrates Belmont’s art faculty

Exhibition celebrates Belmont’s art faculty

With its latest exhibition, Leu Art Gallery does more than present fine art – it offers an exclusive glimpse into the work of Belmont’s art department faculty. Full-time professors Jim Meaders, Teresa VanHatten-Granath, John Watson, Dan Johnson and David Ribar show a survey of art, aesthetics and media in “Present […]

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VIDEO: Pembroke celebrates centennial year as dorm, community center

VIDEO: Pembroke celebrates centennial year as dorm, community center

– Video by Annalise Kraus Pembroke Hall’s community atmosphere is constant, yet not exactly typical. Like every morning at 11:30 a.m., when a group of freshmen gather around the lobby’s television to watch “Jeopardy!”. Or at every women’s volleyball game at the Curb Event Center, when dozens of self-proclaimed “Pembros” […]

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Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running

It’s not uncommon to see Belmont senior marketing major Lilly Casha jogging along busy city streets, with her iPod and water bottle in hand, running in time to her music. But one thing’s missing. Her shoes. Two summers ago, she decided to ditch them and go barefoot, and she said she’s […]

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