‘Just post and keep posting’ — How students use TikTok to advance their careers and stave off boredom

‘Just post and keep posting’ — How students use TikTok to advance their careers and stave off boredom

Launching a music career during a pandemic isn’t easy, but a few Belmont songwriters have found viral success posting their music on TikTok. With over 1 billion users worldwide, TikTok allows creators to post minute-long video clips featuring original audio to a potentially massive audience. “It has genuinely changed things […]

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Grace Blosser’s long road to country showcase winner

Grace Blosser’s long road to country showcase winner

Live music is in a strange state, given the global pandemic — but the paradigm change hasn’t slowed down 2021 Country Showcase winner Grace Blosser one bit. This win was a long time coming for the senior singer-songwriter from Naperville, Illinois, saying she’s been a fan of Belmont’s showcase series […]

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Artist Preview: Country Showcase 2021

Artist Preview: Country Showcase 2021

Country Showcase is finally here, with a slew of ambitious artists preparing to take the stage Saturday night. Gracee Shriver By Isaac Wetzel To country artist Gracee Shriver, music is everything.  Back home in Owasso, Oklahoma, country music was a huge part of her family, and many of her favorite […]

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How ZiL’s passion for music helped him become Christian showcase winner

How ZiL’s passion for music helped him become Christian showcase winner

Though the Curb Event Center couldn’t be packed with students for the Christian Showcase this year, the show continued on when the livestream aired Jan. 30. Students Cooper Carr, Titus Cody, Delaney Ramsdell and ZiL all took the audience-less Curb stage and gave it their all, regardless of the circumstances […]

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“Sugar Baby:” How Kaleb Knight’s direction turned a senior project into an award-winning short film

“Sugar Baby:” How Kaleb Knight’s direction turned a senior project into an award-winning short film

When Belmont student Kaleb Knight was in middle school, gum was coveted, but against the rules — it was messy, distracting and kids kept sticking half-chewed pieces under their desks.  Like any smart, entrepreneurial fifth grader, Knight and his friend saw a market. They sold gum by the stick at […]

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‘Made by Mak’ is a stylish way to give to a good cause

What started as a 10-day creative fundraiser for close friends became an exponentially expanding business of six months — and counting — for Belmont senior Mak Emmert. Emmert started Made by Mak during quarantine in July after teaching herself to make her own rings and earrings. The business functions as […]

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How Judy Fisher helped Belmont blossom

How Judy Fisher helped Belmont blossom

With an eye for detail, a penchant for hard work and determination to make her way, Judy Fisher has made a lasting impression at Belmont University.  For 20 years, Bob and Judy Fisher have poured so much into the university in the heart of Music City. Judy Fisher has stood […]

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Culture + Co. is a Belmont alumna’s brie-lliant take on cheese and charcuterie dining

Culture + Co. is a Belmont alumna’s brie-lliant take on cheese and charcuterie dining

The future looks gouda for Belmont alumna and entrepreneur Ashton Judy, who recently opened a cheese and charcuterie restaurant in Nashville’s L&L Market: Culture + Co. The restaurant features a bar with a rotating conveyor belt offering various cheeses and charcuteries as well as a separate, smaller bar for wines […]

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Belmont’s Student Movement Against Cancer to hold virtual “Concert for a Cause”

Belmont’s Student Movement Against Cancer to hold virtual “Concert for a Cause”

Belmont’s very own Student Movement Against Cancer is raising money for a child’s chemotherapy and bringing awareness to their club through a free, virtual “Concert for a Cause.” The concert, set to release Friday at 6 p.m., will be uploaded to YouTube and last for about an hour and a […]

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Belmont professor Dr. Bonnie Smith Whitehouse aims to foster inventiveness with “Kickstart Creativity”

Belmont professor Dr. Bonnie Smith Whitehouse aims to foster inventiveness with “Kickstart Creativity”

Dr. Bonnie Smith Whitehouse calls herself a pilgrim—someone who crosses the boundaries of knowledge and creativity.  Her new project “Kickstart Creativity” is designed to foster this curiosity in others. “I’m interested in giving people tools they can play with that help them experience things they might not be experiencing if […]

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Belmont play “36” to highlight women’s suffrage movement, the value of voting

Belmont play “36” to highlight women’s suffrage movement, the value of voting

The brand new play, “36,” written and directed by theater faculty member Shawn King, is set to premiere virtually at Belmont on Oct. 29.  The play spotlights the women’s suffrage movement in Nashville, as Tennessee was the 36th state to approve the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.  […]

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Newcomers Podcast aims to open doors for aspiring artists

Newcomers Podcast aims to open doors for aspiring artists

It’s not easy being a newcomer. Especially when you’re a newcomer to a career in the arts – where the hardest part can be simply getting a foot in the door.  The Newcomers Podcast, started by senior motion pictures major Cole Marvin, aims to help open that door for aspiring […]

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