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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How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Hurricane Harvey has killed 21 people, caused billions in property damages and displaced thousands of Texans since hitting Corpus Christi and Houston on Friday. Understandably, the need for support is currently very high. The following is a comprehensive list of several different ways you can help the people of Texas […]

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Editorial: What President Trump can learn from President Fisher

Editorial: What President Trump can learn from President Fisher

President Donald Trump continues to defend his position on blaming “many sides” to the violence that led to three deaths in Charlottesville. On Tuesday, Trump reiterated his position to a crowd in Phoenix, Arizona, once again failing to condemn white supremacists, white nationalists and Neo-Nazis in a 77-minute assault on […]

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The Lonely Biscuits ready to rock Battle of the Belmont Bands

The Lonely Biscuits ready to rock Battle of the Belmont Bands

The Lonely Biscuits are in the van, driving towards Davenport, Iowa — the next stop on their ongoing U.S. tour — when they take my call. They’ve apparently never played in Iowa before. The previous night, the trio played a show in drummer Sam Gidley’s hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. “Our […]

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New practice rooms highlight President Fisher’s Opening Convocation speech

New practice rooms highlight President Fisher’s Opening Convocation speech

Ask any student what they wish Belmont had more of — and no, it’s not another Starbucks — it’s a place to practice. Belmont President Dr. Robert Fisher announced Wednesday that an additional 27 practice rooms would be opened this semester, as part of his State of the University speech. […]

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Letter from the editor: New year, new Vision

Letter from the editor: New year, new Vision

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Zach Gilchriest. I am a junior journalism major, and this coming school year I will be serving as editor for the Vision. As I’ve started preparing for the upcoming school year, I’ve thought a lot about how I can […]

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Breaking down the total eclipse time lapse video

Breaking down the total eclipse time lapse video

Monday afternoon, Nashville and the Belmont community got to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event: The first total solar eclipse in Music City since 1478. During the event, the Vision managed to grab a pretty spectacular time lapse video of the eclipse passing over the Lawn. However, one part of the video […]

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