Women’s basketball falls to Kentucky

Women’s basketball falls to Kentucky

The Belmont women’s basketball team ended its 21-game winning streak in the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament with a 70-73 loss Friday to the Kentucky Wildcats. Junior Kylee Smith led with 23 points, and junior Sally McCabe achieved a double-double with 16 points and 12 rebounds. The […]

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Date rape: ‘One sexual assault is too many’

Date rape: ‘One sexual assault is too many’

It’s not easy to talk about rape. Finding the balance between protecting rape victims and providing the public with timely information is something we’ve recently struggled with as a staff here at the Vision. But our difficulties do not compare to the real, painful and traumatizing experiences  that as many […]

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Residence Life director finds adventure through traveling, comic books

Residence Life director finds adventure through traveling, comic books

Comic book lover and world traveler Anthony Donovan, the associate dean of students and director of Residence Life, is doing a job at Belmont he dreamed of since he was 24 years old. Donovan, born in Illinois, moved around the country throughout his life. In just the three years he […]

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Student gives new meaning to ‘from here to anywhere’

Student gives new meaning to ‘from here to anywhere’

Any quick look at Belmont University senior Regina Lam, and you would think she is just your average college student. With her bubbly and bright personality, international exchange student Lam blends in perfectly with the Belmont crowd. The 21-year-old Chinese journalism major traded in her life in Hong Kong for […]

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Culture shock: student finds place at Belmont

Culture shock: student finds place at Belmont

An exchange student program, a hobby and a chance – that’s what it took for junior Erqing Xu to find where she really fit in. Born in China, Xu did what every other child did. She found a hobby. If you didn’t have a hobby, your parents found one for […]

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Call her Grammy: Dr. Susan West’s life outside Belmont University

Call her Grammy: Dr. Susan West’s life outside Belmont University

There’s more to Dr. Susan West, Belmont University’s vice president and chief of staff, than an office in Freeman Hall and a nameplate. It may be odd or even awkward to some to see professors outside the classroom. Whether it’s in the gym, in the grocery store or at a […]

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DIVERSITY: Belmont student navigates blindness on campus with help from guide dog

DIVERSITY: Belmont student navigates blindness on campus with help from guide dog

Shea Welch is a blind classical voice major at Belmont University who has learned how to get around with mental maps and her beloved dog Oleta. Her freshman year, Welch arrived to Belmont one week early to work with an orientation and mobility specialist. “You have to know where you […]

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Male nursing students break down gender stereotypes in medical field

Male nursing students break down gender stereotypes in medical field

Conjure up a typical scene at Belmont University. Nursing students gather around a table at the campus Starbucks, comparing notes and leaning over the table, their crisp blue and white scrubs brushing over the cups of coffee mandated by their long days spent learning and working at their assigned hospitals. […]

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Peripheral Ep. 3: Faces of Belmont

Peripheral Ep. 3: Faces of Belmont

In this week’s episode, we talk Faces of Belmont with the page’s founder Zach Gilchreist, who approached us with his story on learning more about others one photo and interview at a time. Hosted and produced by John Masserini and Riley Wallace

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A look back on CVPA Dean Cynthia Curtis’s 35 years at Belmont

A look back on CVPA Dean Cynthia Curtis’s 35 years at Belmont

Thirty-five years is a long time – long enough for Dean Cynthia Curtis to work under three university presidents, witness a spike in student enrollment and watch the expansion of a campus. But on May 31, her time as a dean and a faculty member at Belmont University will come […]

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Diversity: the on-campus conversation about transgender and non-binary students

Diversity: the on-campus conversation about transgender and non-binary students

Despite the fact 2015 was a groundbreaking year for the transgender community, some colleges and universities are still finding some resistance to the growing awareness of issues related to transgender students. In 2015, the University of Tennessee at Knoxville experienced backlash from students, alumni and deep-pocketed donors—who threatened to pull […]

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Diversity: Refugees find new opportunities as Belmont employees

Diversity: Refugees find new opportunities as Belmont employees

Editor’s note: This article is part of a weekly series hosted by the Belmont Vision to investigate diversity at the university. This series will include perspectives from students, faculty and staff of various religious affiliations, genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, races, abilities and areas of interest as we work to build […]

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