Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

Photo review: Follies takes Belmont to camp in zany opening show

The Fall Follies crew delivered yet another satisfying — some might say “campy” — performance on the opening night of their 23rd annual show Thursday. With a new “Fall Follies Goes To Camp” theme, interlude music from Belmont legend Stephen Day and a cast featuring a healthy mix of Follies […]

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Review: Tapingo delivers on time-saving promises

Review: Tapingo delivers on time-saving promises

After learning that many Belmont students don’t use or even know about the new Tapingo mobile ordering app, a few members of the Vision staff — mainly myself and our 5 Minute Expert, Harrison Baldwin — thought we’d give the app a try. Time-saving? The first thing we wanted when […]

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Photo Review: Strong performances across the board at Urban Pop Showcase 2017

Photo Review: Strong performances across the board at Urban Pop Showcase 2017

Belmont students stopped by the Curb Event Center Saturday for a night of strong fashion choices, ambiguous genre definitions and stellar performances from Belmont’s most gifted musicians at Urban Pop Showcase 2017. Jordan Xidas opened the show with a performance that sounded like a cross between Troye Sivan and “Purpose” […]

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Lawn closure to begin Thursday

Lawn closure to begin Thursday

The Belmont Lawn will close for a two to three week period on Thursday to allow new seed to grow, said Vice President of Finance and Operations Steve Lasley. “The Lawn will remain closed for a two to three week period — down from four to six weeks last year […]

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Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher comments on Vegas shooting

Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher comments on Vegas shooting

Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher responded to Monday morning’s Las Vegas shooting, where at least 58 people were killed and over 500 were injured. “The Las Vegas tragedy reminds us what a fractured world we live in,” Fisher wrote in an email to the Vision. “Drawing from our mission, we are to […]

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Saturday Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Saturday Recap: Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival 2017

Despite the scorching 90-degree heat, tens of thousands of fans “made the pilgrimage” to The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee, to watch the third annual Pilgrimage Music and Culture Festival kick off on Saturday. Steelism — the Nashville-based, instrumental duo — was the first act of the day […]

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SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

Grant petitions and a student government conference trip to Washington, D.C. are two of Belmont SGA’s largest expenses in its $75,000 budget passed during its first open meeting of the semester. Belmont’s Student Government Association has $46,000 to spend in grant petitions — $1,000 less than last year’s budget, according […]

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How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

12th Avenue South will be closed to motorized vehicles from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, however, Belmont students trying to enter or exit Hillside or the TK/Russell garage still have access. Students can enter the garage by taking Caldwell Avenue to 12th Avenue South and telling the Metro Nashville Police […]

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UPDATE: Vehicle carrying Belmont students shot at on 15th Ave, no students injured

UPDATE: Vehicle carrying Belmont students shot at on 15th Ave, no students injured

A white sedan fired shots at a vehicle carrying Belmont students on 15th Avenue between Wedgewood and Acklen avenues shortly after 8:30 Tuesday night, according to a Campus Security alert. No students were injured, according to the alert. The car was reported to have raced away from campus, headed toward […]

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Belmont ranks No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report list

Belmont ranks No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report list

Belmont University received a No. 5 ranking in the South region, along with several other accolades, in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of America’s Best Colleges, published Tuesday morning. “These rankings provide benchmarks that are helpful to us as we work to provide programs that equip our students […]

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Belmont Floridian students prepare for Hurricane Irma

Belmont Floridian students prepare for Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma — the Category 4 hurricane that has already claimed 20 lives in the Caribbean — is expected to hit Florida by early Sunday morning. In the last two years, 104 freshmen have come to Belmont from Florida. The Vision sat down with several Floridian students, who all discussed […]

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Editorial: What Belmont should do with International Market

Editorial: What Belmont should do with International Market

By now everyone has probably heard about Belmont’s $6.5 million acquisition of International Market & Restaurant last Thursday. The restaurant — or more specifically, the property it sits on — was a long-coveted piece of real estate for Belmont. Former owner Patti Myint said Belmont had sought to purchase it […]

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