Editorial: Students deserve faster Campus Security alerts

Editorial: Students deserve faster Campus Security alerts

It was 4:23 p.m.. I sat in Chago’s, shaking violently, while most of my sorority huddled together in pitch black less than a block away. Someone texted me to ask if I knew what was going on. Others thought there was a tornado. And some began to digest the frighteningly […]

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Five Minute Expert: Beekeeping

Five Minute Expert: Beekeeping

Five Minute Expert Harrison Baldwin got one step closer to joining Bob Fisher’s league of extraordinary beekeepers in today’s episode of 5ME.

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50 April Fools’ Day ‘Alternative Headlines’

50 April Fools’ Day ‘Alternative Headlines’

In preparation for today’s big April Fools’ article — Chick-fil-A isn’t closing, don’t worry — the Vision staff spent weeks pitching dozens of goofy ideas and sensational headlines. Most of these, unfortunately, did not make the final cut. However, because we’re a fun group of people and because it’s been […]

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Op-ed: Taking action against eating disorders

Op-ed: Taking action against eating disorders

To start, let’s be honest about something. Talking about eating disorders is uncomfortable. No one wants to be presumptuous about what other people might be struggling with. No one wants to be offensive or insensitive in trying to help. No one wants to bring it up when they don’t feel […]

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Opinion: Martha and Me — Living with an eating disorder

Opinion: Martha and Me — Living with an eating disorder

Self-help books and classics are minor compared to the piles of journals on my desk. Conversations between Martha and me. The red journal traveled across the country with me — from Nashville to New York, Massachusetts to California. The red one had Martha’s voice written all over it. Martha is […]

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Opinion: How to bump up your midterm grade

Opinion: How to bump up your midterm grade

Here you are. You’ve gotten through the first half of the semester with no worries because, hey, you’ll have all second half of the semester to worry. But it’s the week of the midterm, and you know you need to turn things around. There are several things you could do […]

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Op-ed: Why participation matters

Op-ed: Why participation matters

You’re at a meeting about five years from now. You hate meetings. Nothing ever gets done because nobody — including you — ever participates. Does this sound familiar? Too often, my classes are filled with silence. Too often, a teacher asks a question to the class and suddenly everyone — […]

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Op-ed: New monetization rules bad for small YouTubers

Op-ed: New monetization rules bad for small YouTubers

Belmont student Hannah Uebele has been making YouTube videos for the past three years. Because she was successful, she was able to make money on YouTube. But now that YouTube has changed its monetization policies, that ability may be taken away. This new monetization policy, announced Jan. 16 on the […]

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Editorial: It’s time to talk about sexual assault

Editorial: It’s time to talk about sexual assault

If you’ve turned on a TV in the last few weeks or spent a few minutes scrolling through social media, you’ve probably seen the countless sexual harassment and assault allegations shared recently. From Rose McGowan to Reese Witherspoon to Molly Ringwald, numerous public figures have come out of the woodwork […]

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Opinion: Rediscovering Halloween in college

Opinion: Rediscovering Halloween in college

Halloween is my favorite holiday. Everything either tastes like pumpkins, caramel or some other “fall-related” flavor. People are giving away treats and costume parties are happening all month. Scary movies are on every channel. I’ve loved it ever since I was a kid. For my family, Halloween was a major […]

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Who We Are: A letter from SGA Vice President Macy Thompson

Who We Are: A letter from SGA Vice President Macy Thompson

“Our SGA team is here to help you, the student body, make a difference on campus. We are not the only ones who have the ability to make a change.” Whether you know it or not, most of you have probably been to an event that SGA has either sponsored, […]

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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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