Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for Performing Arts

Belmont dedicates $180 million Fisher Center for Performing Arts

Belmont unveiled the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday — an event four years and nine days in the making. The center, a premier venue built to world-class specifications, stands four stories tall, with roughly 150,000 square feet of space to be used by students and […]

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Plan for lines to stay long as Chick-fil-A opens its doors at last

Plan for lines to stay long as Chick-fil-A opens its doors at last

A queue of students 100-strong snaked around the entrance to the Curb Cafe at Monday’s grand opening of the new-and-improved Chick-fil-A. Freshman Jack Johnson was the first student to walk through the doors. He arrived more than an hour before the restaurant opened with chicken on his mind. “My goal […]

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Ducks run amok at ResLife’s Kenducky Derby

Ducks run amok at ResLife’s Kenducky Derby

Tensions were high and competitors fierce at the Kenducky Derby rubber duck race Friday night.  Participants and spectators alike surrounded the creek in front of Tall Hall prior to the start of the race, giving last-minute words of wisdom to their plucky duckies. And at the words of the MC, […]

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Let bagels abound at Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. location

Let bagels abound at Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. location

Students braved long lines and technology snafus in the name of breakfast at the chaotic opening of Belmont’s new Einstein Bros. Bagels. Chosen based on student requests for healthier food options — and bagels specifically — Bruins can now treat themselves to a full coffee bar and all-day breakfast at […]

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Belmont’s ‘Bonnaroo U’ students mourn the loss of a learning experience after music festival canceled

Belmont’s ‘Bonnaroo U’ students mourn the loss of a learning experience after music festival canceled

After hearing the news that the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival was a no-go for yet another year, Dr. Sarita Stewart and Dr. Ken Spring’s Wednesday class meeting looked more like a support group. With the festival grounds soaked and unusable due to flooding from Hurricane Ida, event organizers announced […]

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All is well at Where the Well Things Are

All is well at Where the Well Things Are

In its first week open, Belmont University’s new student-run business, Where the Well Things Are, is working to live out its message of “mind, body and soul.” The wellness store on Belmont Boulevard held its grand opening Aug. 27, and in the following weeks reported a successful start with an […]

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‘VeggieTales’ co-creator Mike Nawrocki returns to speak on his spiritual journey

‘VeggieTales’ co-creator Mike Nawrocki returns to speak on his spiritual journey

Belmont hosted a beloved childhood favorite in another well-attended chapel this week. Mike Nawrocki, co-creator of the “VeggieTales” animated series and voice actor behind Larry the Cucumber, gave his annual chapel Friday, greeting students in his instantly recognizable Larry the Cucumber voice: “Hello, Belmont Bruins!” Nawrocki began speaking at Belmont […]

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The Belmont Mansion is pink again — here’s why

The Belmont Mansion is pink again — here’s why

Students returning to campus might notice the historic Belmont Mansion on the North Lawn got a sprucing-up to prepare for the new school year. The Belmont Mansion got a new paint job in July, changing its color from yellow-green to the pink that appeared on the original house designed by […]

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Student government association to bring in student voices this semester

Student government association to bring in student voices this semester

After a productive spring semester and a summer of planning, the student government administration is jumping back into serving the students of Belmont this fall. Several SGA events are set to occur this semester, beginning with senate elections Monday, Sept. 6. One of the community events they hope to bring […]

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Opening Convocation and First Day of Classes at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, August 25, 2021.

President Dr. Greg Jones calls students to be agents of hope at Opening Convocation

Presiding over his first Opening Convocation as president of Belmont University, Dr. Greg Jones welcomed students into the academic year with a call to action. Speaking to a masked-up crowd at the Curb Event Center Wednesday morning, Jones set the tone for his tenure by looking forward through uncertain times […]

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The state of COVID-19 at Belmont University

The state of COVID-19 at Belmont University

For the third semester in a row, Belmont University is taking precautions against COVID-19, and students returning to classes Wednesday will be met with a few familiar protocols and a few new ones. Unlike last semester, Belmont is allowing larger gatherings and visitation once again; dorms are back to full […]

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Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Updated dining options are coming to Belmont’s Curb Cafe and Beaman Student Life Center in the new semester. Curb Cafe, which previously was home to an express Chick-fil-A and Mein Bowl, is currently being renovated and turned into a full-service Chick-fil-A restaurant that will offer the chicken chain’s complete menu. […]

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