Basketball preview: Paradise Jam

Basketball preview: Paradise Jam

The Belmont men’s basketball team is heading to Washington, D.C. for its season-opening tournament as one of four teams participating in the Paradise Jam.  The first game will take place on Thanksgiving Day against Howard University followed by two games against George Mason University and Northeastern University, respectively.  Prior to […]

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Curbside Season 2: Episode 1

Curbside Season 2: Episode 1

Join sports editors Julieann Challacombe and Ian Kayanja for the return of the Vision’s podcast for all things Belmont basketball.

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Belmont athletics to allow in-person attendance at basketball games

Belmont athletics to allow in-person attendance at basketball games

Belmont athletics announced Tuesday that fans will be allowed to attend basketball games in-person at the Curb Event Center.  Belmont athletics spoke with local health officials and university leadership to decide on a plan of action in regards to in-person attendance for the 2020-21 basketball season.  The updated guidelines will […]

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Students discuss hopes for the next university president following Bob Fisher’s retirement

Students discuss hopes for the next university president following Bob Fisher’s retirement

Belmont students are already contemplating who they want to be the university’s next president following Dr. Bob Fisher’s retirement in May. Students said Fisher’s shoes would be difficult to fill, with senior Adam Riekstins acknowledging the position’s inherent difficulty — and regardless of how Belmont’s leadership might change, the job […]

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Bob Fisher to retire after 20 years as Belmont president

Bob Fisher to retire after 20 years as Belmont president

After 20 years, Belmont will begin looking for a new leader, as university President Dr. Bob Fisher announced his retirement Tuesday morning. “What has been accomplished by our leadership team, our staff, our faculty, and especially our students, has exceeded anything we could have imagined. Judy and I feel so […]

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Student voting open for SGA presidential and senate elections

Student voting open for SGA presidential and senate elections

Elections for the Student Government Association or SGA are open through the end of Friday, with students able to vote in the SGA presidential and senate elections. Juniors Zaid Hatem and Zach Lambert are running unopposed for Student Government president and vice president. The two running mates have served in […]

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Marty Dickens (Belmont Board of Trustees Chairman)rDr. Bob Fisher (President, Belmont University)rNashville Mayor John CooperrMark Ezell (TN Commissioner of Tourist Development)rSenator Marsha BlackburnrCongressman Jim CooperrButch Spyridon, CEO of the Nashville Convention and Visitors CorporationrBelmont SGA President Meghan Hickok, speak during the announcement that Belmont will host the 2020 Presidential Debate  at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, October 11, 2019.

Opinion: The debate is over. It’s time to vote

The last presidential debate has finally come and gone — now, it’s time to vote. This event — the second and final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden — completely upended our whole semester as students.  Our curricula changed, our classes went online for two […]

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Presidential debate draws international media to Belmont

Presidential debate draws international media to Belmont

Reporters came from all over — Japan, England, United Arab Emirates, Latin America — for one event of global importance on Belmont’s campus. They filled the media filing stations on the lawn, they did standups near the atrium, they brought different languages and different perspectives on the United State’s presidential […]

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Live from Belmont University: The final presidential debate

Live from Belmont University: The final presidential debate

The final presidential debate before Election Day came to Belmont’s campus Thursday night – and ended with a discussion more civil than its fractious predecessor. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took the Curb Event Center stage to discuss COVID-19, race, climate change and more during the […]

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Be Better Belmont uses debate to protest CoreCivic

Be Better Belmont uses debate to protest CoreCivic

This article was updated Friday morning to include a statement from CoreCivic. — The national spotlight was on Belmont University Thursday — and a group of Belmont students and alumni are using it to shine a light on the university’s ties to CoreCivic, a for-profit prison corporation. “We want to […]

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Marty Dickens (Belmont Board of Trustees Chairman)rDr. Bob Fisher (President, Belmont University)rNashville Mayor John CooperrMark Ezell (TN Commissioner of Tourist Development)rSenator Marsha BlackburnrCongressman Jim CooperrButch Spyridon, CEO of the Nashville Convention and Visitors CorporationrBelmont SGA President Meghan Hickok, speak during the announcement that Belmont will host the 2020 Presidential Debate  at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, October 11, 2019.

Student volunteers on debate preparation, student involvement

A presidential debate isn’t organized overnight. Nor is it achievable without the helping hands of a small army of student volunteers uniformed in red, white and blue T-shirts around campus. For senior Levi Blazer, the journey to becoming a student volunteer began in March of last year, when applications first […]

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Students discuss debate topics

Students discuss debate topics

VNN’s Abigail Bowen asked students which topics being discussed at the final presidential debate are most important to them. — Produced by Abigail Bowen, Hanley Riggs and Madison Bowen.

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