DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

DeEbony Groves honored one year later at vigil

Family, friends and sorority sisters gathered at the Belltower to honor DeEbony Groves on the one year anniversary of her death on Monday. Groves was killed at the Antioch Waffle House shooting on April 22, 2018. She was a senior social work major and a member of the Delta Sigma […]

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Belmont’s plan to reduce vehicle emissions

Belmont’s plan to reduce vehicle emissions

As Belmont University promotes sustainability, the administration is focusing more on reducing vehicle emissions. One of the major ideas the administration is working toward is trying to reduce the number of vehicles on campus. “It’s much more practical these days to not bring a car,” said Pat Cunningham, chief of […]

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Photos: SGA and biology department promote environmental sustainability

Photos: SGA and biology department promote environmental sustainability

The Student Government Association and Belmont’s biology department partnered up to talk about environmental sustainability at the South Lawn on Tuesday. – Photos by Chloe Eberhardt.

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Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Gift from Archer family allows for $10 million endowment

Belmont’s Presidential Scholarship will now be the Archer Presidential Scholarship, following the announcement of a $10 million endowment with the university from the Archer family, according to a press release on Friday. Belmont matched the Archer family’s $5 million gift to help perpetuate the full-ride scholarship for Belmont’s top students. […]

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Nashville Comedy Festival producers share their experience with students

Nashville Comedy Festival producers share their experience with students

Six comedy industry professionals discussed the popularity of Netflix, comedy podcasts and discovering talent in the Johnson Small Theater on Thursday evening. In a panel discussion for Nashville’s Comedy Week, producers for the Nashville Comedy Festival shared their experience in the comedy industry with Belmont students. The panel included Nick […]

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Community supports Campus Security employee with cancer

Community supports Campus Security employee with cancer

As 23-year-old Belmont campus security dispatcher Benjanique Amos fights against an aggressive brain tumor, the Belmont community stands behind her in support. Vice President for Administration and University Counsel Jason Rogers emailed a link to faculty and staff on March 28, encouraging financial support for Amos through donations. As of […]

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Scholarship and Awards ceremony honors faculty and students

Scholarship and Awards ceremony honors faculty and students

Belmont faculty, notably Dr. Jimmy Davis and Dr. Amy Hodges Hamilton, were honored at the Scholarship and Awards ceremony Wednesday morning. Davis, professor of communication studies, won the Chaney Distinguished Professor Award and Hamilton, professor of English, won the Presidential Faculty Achievement Award. The Chaney Distinguished Professor Award is presented […]

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Mumps and New York measles outbreak may impact students

Mumps and New York measles outbreak may impact students

Two recent cases of mumps at Belmont aren’t the only health concerns Belmont students faced on Tuesday. An outbreak of measles in Brooklyn, New York, also hit close to home, as 22 Belmont students are currently living there for the Belmont East program. Though Belmont requires that all students receive […]

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SGA passes legislation supporting Greek life

SGA passes legislation supporting Greek life

Student Government Association publicly announced its support for Belmont Greek life in a meeting on Monday night. SGA passed four resolutions and one bill during the meeting, with new legislation covering topics such as Greek life, the Bell Tower Chapel and midterm exam policy. SGA’s executive board wrote “a resolution […]

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Gas leak reported near 15th and Compton

Gas leak reported near 15th and Compton

A gas leak between 15th and Compton avenues forced some people in the area to evacuate, according to a Belmont Campus Security alert sent Tuesday morning. Evacuations included the Troutt Theater building, according to the email from campus security. Campus security is also urging people to stay away from the […]

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Phi Mu resumes recruitment after suspension

Phi Mu resumes recruitment after suspension

Phi Mu’s suspension at Belmont, which kept it from taking new members during January recruitment, is officially over. The reason? The integrity of the chapter’s leaders and members, said Dean of Students Dr. John Delony. The sorority was suspended by the university on Jan. 26, right in the middle of […]

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Faculty senate approves changes to convocation hours

Faculty senate approves changes to convocation hours

Starting in the fall of 2019, incoming students will only have to complete 48 convocation hours instead of 60. This change is coming after the faculty senate approved measures for a new convocation structure Monday night. Current students will still be required to complete the 60 hours. The new program’s […]

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