Phi Mu to host Bonnamu on Friday

Phi Mu to host Bonnamu on Friday

Phi Mu will continue its annual Bonnamu fall philanthropy event on Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Bell Tower patio. Taking its cue from the Tennessee music festival Bonnaroo, this year’s Bonnamu lineup features several Belmont artists and bands including Alyssa Newton, Gracie Schram, Damsel in Distress, Madeline […]

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The man behind the bells: Dr. Richard Shadinger to retire after 44 years at Belmont

The man behind the bells: Dr. Richard Shadinger to retire after 44 years at Belmont

Whether it’s signaling the passage of time, ringing out Christmas carols or even themes from Star Wars, the sound of Belmont’s carillon has become as identifiable as the tower that houses it. However, not many students know the man behind the bells, Dr. Richard Shadinger. “People know there is someone […]

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Kappa Alpha Theta to host Pay to Pie 2017

Kappa Alpha Theta to host Pay to Pie 2017

The Kappa Alpha Theta sorority will host its annual Pay to Pie an Eta Phi event as a finale to Theta Week on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Bell Tower. For $5, students gain entrance to the event and one pie. They can then pay $1 for […]

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SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

SGA’s largest expenditures grant petitions and ASGA conference trip

Grant petitions and a student government conference trip to Washington, D.C. are two of Belmont SGA’s largest expenses in its $75,000 budget passed during its first open meeting of the semester. Belmont’s Student Government Association has $46,000 to spend in grant petitions — $1,000 less than last year’s budget, according […]

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How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

How to access Hillside area during Sunday’s 12th Avenue South closure

12th Avenue South will be closed to motorized vehicles from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, however, Belmont students trying to enter or exit Hillside or the TK/Russell garage still have access. Students can enter the garage by taking Caldwell Avenue to 12th Avenue South and telling the Metro Nashville Police […]

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Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announces new vice provost position

Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announces new vice provost position

Belmont University Provost Dr. Thomas Burns announced the new position of vice provost for academic affairs in the provost office on Friday morning. The current dean of the College of Pharmacy, Dr. Philip Johnston, said he is excited to fill this new role at the university. In the position, Johnston […]

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DACA awareness, action emphasized at Gender Equality Movement meeting

DACA awareness, action emphasized at Gender Equality Movement meeting

Belmont’s Gender Equality Movement hosted a meeting Tuesday morning about President Donald Trump’s DACA decision, where guest speakers challenged students to understand the weight of Trump’s decision and ally themselves with immigrants. “We are asking for allies. We are asking for people who are safe and willing to put themselves […]

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Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

Students voice opinions on Campus Security alerts

After Campus Security alerts were sent nearly an hour after students reported to hearing gunshots on 15th Avenue, students took to class Facebook pages to offer their opinions. Several students expressed disappointment and concern that they were not notified sooner, while others said it was the right move for Campus […]

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UPDATE: Metro Police provides suspect description of gunman

UPDATE: Metro Police provides suspect description of gunman

A van carrying three Belmont students and one staff member was fired at by a “young black man” wearing a white T-shirt with “shoulder-length dreadlocks” at around 8:30 Tuesday night, according to a release from Metro Nashville Police. “They reported that a white Dodge Charger approached them at a high […]

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UPDATE: Vehicle carrying Belmont students shot at on 15th Ave, no students injured

UPDATE: Vehicle carrying Belmont students shot at on 15th Ave, no students injured

A white sedan fired shots at a vehicle carrying Belmont students on 15th Avenue between Wedgewood and Acklen avenues shortly after 8:30 Tuesday night, according to a Campus Security alert. No students were injured, according to the alert. The car was reported to have raced away from campus, headed toward […]

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Bruin Books places orders for hundreds of opted out students

Bruin Books places orders for hundreds of opted out students

One Belmont student was charged $875, another $738 and a third $427. All for books they didn’t need and told Belmont they didn’t want. They are just three of approximately 600 students charged Tuesday for books they opted out of in the inaugural year of Belmont’s new Bruin Books system, […]

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SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

SGA meeting focuses on hurricane relief, DACA plans

In the midst of hurricane season and President Donald Trump’s DACA decision, Belmont SGA is planning to do what it can to help. SGA President Shania Jones announced at Monday night’s SGA meeting that she’s creating a temporary “pressing issues committee” to raise funds for hurricane victims and offer support […]

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