Belmont students lead Silent March for the DREAM Act

Belmont students lead Silent March for the DREAM Act

Belmont students and members of the Nashville community gathered Saturday afternoon for the Silent March for the DREAM Act, a protest to President Donald Trump’s September DACA decision. Marching from Cumberland to Public Square Park in downtown Nashville, the group’s silent march— organized by Belmont, Trevecca and Lipscomb students — […]

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New ‘Tall Hall’ residence topped out at Friday ceremony

New ‘Tall Hall’ residence topped out at Friday ceremony

Members of the Belmont community gathered Friday morning to celebrate the topping out of “Tall Hall” — Belmont’s newest residence hall in the Hillside area of campus. The $80 million complex — which doesn’t have an official name yet — will be Belmont’s largest residential hall, housing 611 upperclassmen in […]

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New registration structure worries honors students

New registration structure worries honors students

Belmont announced new plans for course registration Wednesday morning, including groupings based on earned credit hours and the elimination of priority registration for honors and nursing students. Previously, student registration times depended on the student’s grade level, with seniors registering on the first day and freshmen on the last. However, […]

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Campus Security takes action against opioid epidemic

Campus Security takes action against opioid epidemic

Belmont Campus Security patrol cars now carry a potent drug to reverse the effect of an opioid overdose in response to nationwide trends of high opioid abuse. The issue has become so prevalent among college-aged students that opioid awareness is now a formal part of Belmont officer certification, and Naloxone […]

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Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes encourages innovation at convo

Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes encourages innovation at convo

Candace Nelson, founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes, spoke in Chapel Wednesday evening and encouraged students to take old ideas and make them unique with the help of innovation. Nelson, who created the very first cupcake bakery in 2005, started a trend that has taken off across the country. Sprinkles has 25 […]

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C-SPAN bus stops at Belmont on ’50 Capitals Tour’

C-SPAN bus stops at Belmont on ’50 Capitals Tour’

The C-SPAN bus, an interactive, mobile learning lab for students and teachers, stopped by Belmont as part of its “50 Capitals Tour” Wednesday morning.   The bus is visiting all 50 state capitals as part of a 14-month tour. This year will mark the 25th year C-SPAN has used the […]

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North Korean conflict nothing new, says Korean Belmont professor

North Korean conflict nothing new, says Korean Belmont professor

The escalating crisis with North Korea has been a frequent topic of discussion in American media coverage since January, but for South Korea native and Belmont professor Dr. Doyeun Ko, the tension is old news. “Since they divided North and South in 1953 after the Korean War, tensions have happened […]

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SGA passes first pieces of legislation in Monday meeting

SGA passes first pieces of legislation in Monday meeting

Belmont SGA passed its first legislation of the year in its first meeting back from the American Student Government Association conference, and started talks of reevaluating the SGA constitution. The two pieces of legislation both concerned on-campus housing — the firstfocused on installing a Brita water filter in the Horrell […]

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Traffic Jam party promoted on MyBelmont event calendar

Traffic Jam party promoted on MyBelmont event calendar

The Traffic JAM — the latest party offering from the student-run company that hosted L.I.T., Flocka FEST and Sweater Kegger — was promoted on Belmont’s MyBelmont event calendar page. Clean Boy Promotions — run by Belmont senior Christian Crenshaw, aka “Shady Chris” — promoted and hosted the party at Club […]

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LGBT mental health convo calls on student support

LGBT mental health convo calls on student support

LGBT individuals suffer from significantly higher rates of mental health issues compared to the general population, but Belmont students can help change that. This was the message gender specialist and mental health counselor Dr. Leah Newman gave in a convocation event hosted by Bridge Builders and the Psychology Club Wednesday […]

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One in 10 respondents to Campus Climate Survey report sexual assault

One in 10 respondents to Campus Climate Survey report sexual assault

Nearly one of every 10 students who responded to a question on Belmont’s Campus Climate survey last year said they had been a victim of sexual assault or attempted sexual assault since becoming a Belmont student. More than 15 percent had been subjected to unwanted sexual contact. In the same […]

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Tapingo mobile ordering app struggles to find audience at Belmont

Tapingo mobile ordering app struggles to find audience at Belmont

Belmont Dining Services introduced the Tapingo app to Belmont’s campus this semester — a Sodexo app designed to reduce student wait times at various on-campus dining facilities. Inside the app, Belmont students can link their student ID numbers — found under the barcode on the Belmont ID — to their […]

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