Opinion: Why women in sports matter

Opinion: Why women in sports matter

The wait is over.  Basketball is back at the Curb Event Center complete with foam fingers, cheerleaders and a court full of talented athletes. Students fill the stands eager to cheer on basketball standouts Nick Muszynski, Adam Kunkle and Grayson Murphy.  What often goes unnoticed is the game played before […]

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Opinion: Open means open

Opinion: Open means open

How would you feel if you suddenly had to get 10 more convocation hours before you could graduate? What if your major was moved to a different college? What if curriculum got completely overhauled? What if all this was discussed and decided on without you knowing? It sounds far-fetched, but […]

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Opinion: Daydreaming about a Belmont football team

Opinion: Daydreaming about a Belmont football team

September is here and fall is just around the corner which means Belmont students will soon begin to walk around campus wearing other schools’ hoodies and shirts.  This is an indication that another college football season is here, and Belmont fans still want to join in on the fun even […]

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Opinion: How to start freshman year off right

Whether this is your first time at college or you’re transferring in, starting school in a new environment can be overwhelming.  From figuring out how to balance school’s demands, your social life and being involved on campus, there are lots of lessons to be learned. Here’s some of the advice […]

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Letter from the editor: Come join us!

Letter from the editor: Come join us!

When I tell people I work for the Belmont Vision, most of them reply with confused reactions and remarks like “Is that the room with all the TVs?” or “So…is that like…a club?”  I get where they’re coming from. The big glass doors and windows encasing the Vision office can […]

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What Rick Byrd means to me

What Rick Byrd means to me

No headphones walking in and out of locker rooms. No phones at the dinner table. No flashy attire. In a world filled with Russell Westbrooks and Ja Morants, why would any player qualified to play in Division I want to come to Rick Byrd’s strict program? Because Byrd could do […]

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Opinion: Losing My Religion

Opinion: Losing My Religion

Almost a year ago to the day, I remember sitting in a coffee shop at Harding University, listening to a friend playing “Losing My Religion,” by R.E.M. at an open mic night. At the time, I remember being struck by the irony of our staff singing a song about losing […]

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Opinion: Women’s March still matters two years later

Opinion: Women’s March still matters two years later

On a cold January day nearly two years ago, more than 450,000 people showed up at the National Mall to create a movement for women’s rights. This powerful sea of pink was replicated in cities across the country to create a unified wave over 3 million strong, according to the […]

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Opinion: Making the most of your last semester of college

Opinion: Making the most of your last semester of college

Hello graduating seniors, and welcome to your final semester at Belmont. For many of us, the next year is about to be the biggest period of change we’ve ever experienced, and there’s no surefire way to make sure we’ve done everything we need to do before we graduate. This can […]

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Opinion: Making New Year’s resolutions that stick for 2019

Opinion: Making New Year’s resolutions that stick for 2019

Like many, I convince myself each year to set a goal on New Year’s, and each year I miserably fail to achieve it. For the past few years, I’ve told myself I would exercise more often, learn American Sign Language, focus on self-care and not miss a single day of […]

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How to get rid of those leftover declining points

How to get rid of those leftover declining points

As the semester winds down, you may find that on top of the stress of finals you now have an absurd amount of declining points to get rid of before they expire. Beyond the Curb Café, students can use declining points at two convenience stores and other eateries around campus. […]

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How to avoid unwanted questions at Thanksgiving dinner

How to avoid unwanted questions at Thanksgiving dinner

You’re at dinner, about to stuff some of those mashed potatoes you’ve been looking forward to for months in your mouth and Aunt Carol swoops in and asks how that internship hunt is going. You don’t want to answer, but you feel you must, thus postponing your chow down. We’ve […]

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