GPS offers resources for students with undeclared majors

GPS offers resources for students with undeclared majors

For some students, deciding on whether to pursue the music industry, become a nurse or get a degree in accounting can be problematic. Over the past four years, 556 students have come into Belmont without a declared major. Currently, 66 students are grappling with the decision of which major to […]

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Belmont speech and debate team wins state championship

Belmont speech and debate team wins state championship

For the first time since 2013, Belmont’s speech and debate team won the state championship at the Tennessee Intercollegiate Forensics Association competition in February. “We had this goal from the beginning,” said sophomore Tyler Redmon. “We set the bar high, but it was a team effort that got us here.” […]

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FitRec hosts body positive yoga class for students

FitRec hosts body positive yoga class for students

Belmont hosted a body positive yoga class for students Monday night.   The evening included a conversation with Courtney Grimes, the clinical director of Renewed: Eating Disorder Support. These conversations concerning body image are especially important to have with college students, since their time in school is such a malleable […]

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Homecoming week kicks off Monday morning

Homecoming week kicks off Monday morning

Beginning on Monday, Belmont welcomes back its alumni for Homecoming Week 2019. The week includes the seventh annual alumni concert, men’s and women’s basketball doubleheaders and the annual homecoming social. Other events such as the Massey College of Business homecoming mixer, the College of Health Sciences continuing education event and […]

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Belmont Up ’til Dawn raises $134,255.90 for St. Jude

Belmont Up ’til Dawn raises $134,255.90 for St. Jude

Belmont students stayed “up for good” in the Curb Event Center to celebrate the donations made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the past year. Students stayed awake between the hours of midnight and 5 a.m. Sunday morning, playing games and enjoying activities at the fifth annual Up ‘til […]

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Belmont Vision places first overall at SEJC on-site competition

Belmont Vision places first overall at SEJC on-site competition

The Belmont Vision took home 11 awards from the Southeast Journalism Conference at Middle Tennessee State University and ranked first overall in the weekend’s on-site sweepstakes competition. Out of 31 schools and 442 entries, the Vision won five awards in the Best of the South competition Friday night, which included […]

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Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan win SGA presidential election

Meghan Hickok and Kristin Callahan have won the 2019 Student Government Association presidential election. They will serve as president and vice president until the end of 2019 —a shift from the old SGA election cycle which had terms starting in April. Hickok and Callahan ran with a platform of improving […]

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Students preserve African-American history with ‘Transcribe-a-thon’

Students preserve African-American history with ‘Transcribe-a-thon’

The Lila D. Bunch Library hosted a “Transcribe-a-thon” Thursday to preserve historical documents and celebrate Black History Month. The Transcribe-a-thon worked with the Freedmen’s Bureau Project to make hand-written documents from right after the Civil War accessible as text online. “We as librarians are all about promoting access to information, […]

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Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets killed Thursday

Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets killed Thursday

Belmont graduate Kyle Yorlets was killed in his home on Thursday. 24-year-old Yorlets was shot and killed by five juveniles in an attempted robbery. The three girls and two boys, all between ages 12 and 16, were arrested later that night, according to an NBC article. Yorlets, who graduated from […]

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Campus Security promotes new mission statement

Campus Security promotes new mission statement

Belmont Campus Security is focusing on a new mission statement in 2019. Although the department’s main focus is safety, security also wants to work toward forming positive relationships with students on campus. “We have exceptional officers who love Belmont, and we want to be more proactive in outreach,” said Chief […]

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Belmont College of Law hosts Chief Justice Roberts

Belmont College of Law hosts Chief Justice Roberts

Chief Justice John Roberts knows he might not become a memorable figure in American history, but he’s still honored to serve his country. Though Roberts knows his job is important, he also recognizes that, of the 17 chief justices in U.S. history, only a few have played memorable roles, he […]

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2019 SGA Election Panel

2019 SGA Election Panel

The Vision sat down with the presidential and vice presidential candidates for Student Government Association to discuss the upcoming election and their plans for SGA. Meghan Hickok, a junior political science major, is running for president with junior nursing major Kristin Callahan as her vice president. The other ticket consists […]

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