Title IX Director Molly Zlock to resign from position

Title IX Director Molly Zlock to resign from position

Molly Zlock, director of Title IX compliance and prevention programming, will be resigning from her position at Belmont, effective Dec. 1, said Vice President for Administration and University Counsel Jason Rogers. “Before we had Molly as part of the team at Belmont, we didn’t have somebody who was acting as […]

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Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont student relaunches online thrift store

Belmont sophomore Zoë Kidwell launched the latest version of her independently-run business — an online thrift shop specializing in vintage-style sweaters and shirts called Crewies — on Nov. 1. Originally launched in May, the homegrown business is entirely self-operated, with Kidwell doing all of the graphic design and photography for […]

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Caf ice machines to be repaired in coming weeks

Caf ice machines to be repaired in coming weeks

For students who arrived at Belmont in the fall of 2016, the large ice buckets sitting next to the drink machines in Harrington Place Dining Hall have become commonplace. But for some of Belmont’s more seasoned on-campus students, the wait for the caf’s original ice machines to be repaired has […]

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Belmont alumni ministry grows into nationwide movement

Belmont alumni ministry grows into nationwide movement

When MacKenzie Wilson and MacKenzie Baker started planning a Bible study during their sophomore year at Belmont, they were mostly just looking to make new friends. But the group of 20 women who met inside the Bell Tower in 2012 has grown into Delight — a nationwide movement present on […]

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Inequality and poverty simulation sheds light on Nashville’s poverty problem

Inequality and poverty simulation sheds light on Nashville’s poverty problem

The inequality and poverty simulation put on by Belmont’s social work students Friday pointed out the growing problem of poverty in Nashville. Roughly 17 percent of Nashville residents live in poverty, according to a 2016 city census referenced by the event speakers. In an attempt to shed light on this, […]

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Operation Christmas Child returns to Belmont for fourth year

Operation Christmas Child returns to Belmont for fourth year

Millions of kids wake up Christmas morning without any presents, but — with the help of Belmont students — Operation Christmas Child is working on changing that. Operation Christmas Child is an annual donation drive that gives people the opportunity to pack shoeboxes full of hygiene items and toys and […]

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Vision News Network: November Edition

Vision News Network: November Edition

You’re watching the November edition of Vision News Network, our monthly video news program featuring Belmont and Nashville happenings. Tune in for an exclusive interview with Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, a look at Operation Christmas Child a new guitar gear review series and more!

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From service to student: Belmont veterans transition into college life

From service to student: Belmont veterans transition into college life

Like many Belmont students, Amanda Rogers and Brad Beardsley were nervous about their transition into college. They’re preoccupied with getting enough convocation credits, finding jobs and internships and connecting with their peers. But unlike most students, Beardsley and Rogers came to Belmont after years of serving in the military. They […]

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UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

UPDATE: ATO files appeal to reverse university decision

Alpha Tau Omega’s Iota Phi chapter has filed an appeal, challenging Belmont’s decision to remove the university’s recognition of the fraternity. On Monday, the fraternity received a letter from Belmont “notifying them that we would be permanently removing their recognition from the university,” said Provost Dr. Thomas Burns. This decision […]

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Mayor Barry’s Nashville transit plan focus of Monday convo

Mayor Barry’s Nashville transit plan focus of Monday convo

Nashville activist Walter Searcy spoke to Belmont students Monday about Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s 15-year transit plan to improve transportation options throughout Nashville. The plan includes bus improvements, a light rail, more sidewalks, safer intersections, neighborhood transit centers and a downtown tunnel. Decrease in gridlock is one of the main […]

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ATO loses university recognition, expected to appeal

ATO loses university recognition, expected to appeal

Following an investigation from the Division of Student Affairs, Belmont’s Alpha Tau Omega chapter is no longer recognized by the university and has less than 48 hours to appeal the decision. “ATO leaders received a letter from the Office of the Dean of Students Monday, notifying them that we would […]

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SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson to leave position spring semester

SGA Vice President Macy Thompson announced she will be stepping down from her position next semester at the beginning of Monday’s biweekly meeting. Thompson — who was recently accepted into the Belmont West program in Los Angeles — will be pursuing her studies in California for the spring semester. The […]

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