Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont’s Daniel Ethridge wows on American Idol

Belmont alumni Daniel Ethridge recently performed on “American Idol” and received the coveted approval from all three judges. Despite being eliminated in the Hollywood round, Ethridge’s true passion is still songwriting. “When I was a voice major, I got really into writing and realized that’s what I wanted to do […]

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Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

Belmont Greek life raises $18,000 for St. Jude at annual Greek Sing

With amazing performances and fundraising, this year’s Greek Sing thoroughly entertained and raised money for a great cause. Kappa Alpha Theta took home the trophy, but most importantly, ticket sales from the event raised over $18,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. First up, Phi Kappa Tau stole the show […]

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Photo Review: Showcase winners wow at Best of the Best 2018

Photo Review: Showcase winners wow at Best of the Best 2018

Technicolor lights and an eclectic combination of genres filled the Curb Event Center Saturday night for the Best of the Best Showcase, where each performer shined with his or her own unique style. The night featured performances from this year’s four showcase winners — David Dennis, Parrotfish, Jake Wesley Rogers […]

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‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

‘Men on Boats’ to open Friday in Black Box Theater

Belmont University’s Department of Theatre and Dance and Actors Bridge Ensemble will open their production of Jaclyn Backhaus’ “Men on Boats” Friday at 7:30 p.m.. “Men on Boats” is based on the expedition of John Wesley Powell and his exploration of the Grand Canyon. However, the show is not a […]

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Bringing home the dough: Belmont graduate finds success with edible cookie dough business

Bringing home the dough: Belmont graduate finds success with edible cookie dough business

While many music professionals were probably dreaming about making it big in the industry, Megan Beaven was dreaming about cookie dough. A recent Belmont graduate with a music business degree, Beaven had a great job working in licensing at Sony/ATV. But Beaven felt unhappy with the idea of working for […]

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Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

Positively splendid: The making of Jeni’s ice creams

The sweet smell of fresh waffle cones delightfully overwhelms the senses. Retro orange and white walls intersect fun, frilly streamers and twinkly Christmas lights hanging from the ceiling. Bright smiling faces greet each and every customer with unrivaled enthusiasm. At nearly all hours of the day, long lines gather outside […]

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Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Madison Kozak wins final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year

Belmont students Madison Kozak, Hannah Trager, Emily Falvey and Regan Rousseau showcased some of their latest songs at the final ASCAP Writers’ Night of the year. After last week’s performance was rescheduled because of bad weather, students, faculty and guests filled the Curb Cafe Tuesday night. Country songwriter Madison Kozak […]

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25 years of Bongo: How Bob Bernstein created Nashville’s coffee empire

25 years of Bongo: How Bob Bernstein created Nashville’s coffee empire

Under the gaze of Belmont’s iconic Bell Tower and just outside the boundary of a rapidly expanding campus sits an aged, gray house that has been feeding Nashville’s caffeine addiction for 25 years. Inside, a line stretches from the door to the counter. Local art lines the walls, and Whitney […]

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Cast of ‘Nashville’ visits Belmont for convocation event

Cast of ‘Nashville’ visits Belmont for convocation event

Caitlin Alexander sat down with members of the cast of the hit television show “Nashville” to talk about their careers and the show. Watch the full video above.

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From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

From sequins to sushi: the dazzling double life of Arnold Myint

Suzy Wong wears glitter like freckles. The Thai beauty sparkles head to heeled toe, batting eyelashes so long they could be store awnings. A glamorous socialite. Intriguingly exuberant. Queen of the cocktail party. Her fashion choices are bold, her hair sky-high and, as her bling indicates, she cites gold as […]

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Community through music: Nordista Freeze’s passion on and off the stage

Community through music: Nordista Freeze’s passion on and off the stage

A crowd of people packs into a compact Chinese restaurant on Charlotte Pike. Inside, they gather on the dance floor. An empty stage awaits. Red satin ribbons line the walls and ceiling, converging at a large disco ball hanging over the center of the dance floor. Written with glitter, the […]

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Being Bruiser: A day in the life of Belmont’s most beloved Bruin

Being Bruiser: A day in the life of Belmont’s most beloved Bruin

His presence is unmistakable. Whether he is stealing your drink or making frantic, undecipherable hand gestures, when you walk into a Belmont basketball game you know exactly who he is. He keeps the atmosphere exciting and riles the audience up no matter the score. You know him as the fun-loving, […]

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