Registration site fails for second day

Registration site fails for second day

Belmont registration sites crashed for the second day in a row Wednesday morning, slowing down the registration process for hundreds of students and frustrating the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, which said it had prepared for registration months in advance. The crash, which lasted 22 minutes was no fault of Belmont. […]

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UPDATE: Suspect in Monday morning rape, kidnapping near Belmont’s campus arrested

UPDATE: Suspect in Monday morning rape, kidnapping near Belmont’s campus arrested

Jason Jarrell Williams, the primary suspect in Monday morning’s rape, kidnapping and robbery of a 25-year-old Belmont-area woman has been arrested by Metro Nashville Police, according to a Campus Security alert. Williams was caught just five miles away from the Portland Court Apartments where the crime occurred, according to the […]

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Possible sexual assault, abduction reported near Belmont’s campus

Possible sexual assault, abduction reported near Belmont’s campus

Metro Nashville Police responded to a report of a woman being abducted from her Portland Court apartment near Belmont’s campus around 6 a.m. on Monday. The suspect entered the woman’s apartment sometime between 4 to 5 a.m. and assaulted her, then forced her to drive him to an ATM and […]

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SGA President Chris Dickerson responds to counseling cuts

SGA President Chris Dickerson responds to counseling cuts

Belmont University Student Government Association President Chris Dickerson said he “must respectfully disagree” with Belmont’s decision to eliminate nearly half the staff of Counseling Services. “It’s not appropriate now, before finals, it’s not appropriate at the beginning of the year when new students are adjusting to this new life, it’s […]

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UPDATE: Overnight construction not authorized by Belmont

UPDATE: Overnight construction not authorized by Belmont

This is an update to the initial article, “Residence hall construction continues into early hours, angers students,” posted on Wednesday. Dickens Hall residents received an email from Vice President for Finance and Operations Steve Lasley explaining why construction continued into the early hours of Wednesday morning. R.C. Mathews, the construction […]

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Residence hall construction continues into early hours, angers students

Residence hall construction continues into early hours, angers students

Loud construction into the early hours of Wednesday morning at the new residence hall site in the Hillside area of campus angered several students who said it disrupted their sleep. After hearing the noise outside her Hillside apartment, sophomore Kaitlin Barnett used an app to measure the volume of the […]

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Women’s basketball wins second OVC tournament title in a row, secures NCAA spot

Women’s basketball wins second OVC tournament title in a row, secures NCAA spot

  The Belmont Bruins women’s basketball team dominated Eastern Kentucky University 94-64 in the Ohio Valley Conference championship game Saturday, securing their second OVC championship title in a row and the second in the program’s history. This was the Bruins’ 21st straight win, putting them 19-0 in conference play and […]

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Men’s basketball falls to Jacksonville State

Men’s basketball falls to Jacksonville State

The Belmont men’s basketball team ended the season and conference play with a 65-59 loss to Jacksonville State University in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Friday night. “I’m really disappointed for our players,” Coach Rick Byrd said. “We had a great year, unfortunately all this gets measured by […]

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University Ministries lowers ‘Immersion’ cost, increases student involvement

University Ministries lowers ‘Immersion’ cost, increases student involvement

As spring break draws closer, most Belmont students have already started looking forward to their time away from school, most of which will be spent relaxing or vacationing. Sophomore Taylor Brown is not one of those students. During spring break, Brown will be joining University Ministries on one of the […]

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Eastwood Avenue residents complain about Dickens access road

Eastwood Avenue residents complain about Dickens access road

Several Eastwood Avenue residents have complained of Belmont students driving recklessly  around the new Dickens Hall garage access road and then cursing at them — one said she was flipped the bird — when asked to slow down. The access road was opened in January as a way to redirect […]

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Meet the Staff: Zach Gilchriest

Meet the Staff: Zach Gilchriest

I’m Zach Gilchriest, and I am the social media editor and a senior news writer for the Belmont Vision. I joined the Vision as a freshman last year after switching my major from music business to journalism and quickly fell in love with the work we get to do on […]

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‘LIT 2.0′ party scheduled despite previous controversy

‘LIT 2.0′ party scheduled despite previous controversy

If you’ve logged onto Facebook at all in the past month, you’ve probably seen a post or two about “L.I.T. 2.0,” the student-run event company, Clean Boy Promotions’, follow up to last year’s “Life Is Turnt” party, which drew a crowd of nearly 1,500 people. “From the people who brought […]

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