Belmont Phi Kappa Tau, Alpha Tau Omega chapter presidents release social media petition

Belmont Phi Kappa Tau, Alpha Tau Omega chapter presidents release social media petition

Phi Kappa Tau President Austin Coleman and Alpha Tau Omega President Patrick Williamson released aletter and petition Thursday, challenging a Belmont University policy requiring both organizations to accept 100 percent of students who attend recruitment, meet academic standards and are not in violation of the Community Code of Conduct. Both […]

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Best Buddies to celebrate talents in music festival

Best Buddies to celebrate talents in music festival

At least 20 acts will share their musical talents on Belmont’s campus Sunday alongside members of the campus Best Buddies chapter in the first ever Best Buddies Music Festival. The concept, organized by chapter Best Buddies President Meg Barber, is to highlight similarities between the musicians and their paired Best […]

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Career Services, seniors offer freshmen advice

Career Services, seniors offer freshmen advice

As the year comes to a close, seniors and underclassmen alike begin to plan for the next phases of their lives and are looking for resources to do so. Seniors are looking toward the job market and graduate studies while underclassmen are looking toward their classes, majors and graduation dates. […]

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Boulevard Record Shop to participate in Record Store Day

Boulevard Record Shop to participate in Record Store Day

Belmont University’s student-run record store, Boulevard Record Shop, will be participating in Record Store Day, a national movement that celebrates the culture of record stores, for the first time since the store opened in August of 2016. Record Store Day is a day of recognition for record shops, held this […]

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University Catholics convocation sparks controversy

University Catholics convocation sparks controversy

A convocation event held by University Catholics on April 6 was met with backlash and confusion from several attending students, including members of Belmont’s Bridge Builders organization, who said the event was ignorant and offensive. “I think this is the most unsafe I’ve ever felt on campus, which is just […]

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Karl Dean running for Tennessee governor

Karl Dean running for Tennessee governor

Former Nashville mayor and Belmont professor Karl Dean is running for governor of Tennessee in 2018. Dean was mayor of Nashville from 2007 to 2015 and currently teaches history and political science at Belmont. Dean, who announced his candidacy in February, stated he will be running as a Democrat — […]

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Belmont Vision brings home 3 Associated Press awards

Belmont Vision brings home 3 Associated Press awards

The Belmont Vision won three awards given by the Tennessee AP Broadcasters and Media Editors for its work in 2016. Four members of the Belmont Vision staff attended the Tennessee AP College Awards on April 8. The awards, held at Vanderbilt University, acknowledged the work from college media sources in […]

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Registration site fails for second day

Registration site fails for second day

Belmont registration sites crashed for the second day in a row Wednesday morning, slowing down the registration process for hundreds of students and frustrating the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, which said it had prepared for registration months in advance. The crash, which lasted 22 minutes was no fault of Belmont. […]

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Banner Web down for nearly two hours after registration begins

Banner Web down for nearly two hours after registration begins

Tuesday morning, Belmont students were not able to register until 8:29 a.m., an hour and a half after registration opened. “We take full responsibility, even though we have to work with an outside vendor,” said Paula Gill, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness. “It is just so unbelievably frustrating that we’ve […]

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Provost Dr. Thomas Burns talks BELL Core proposal

Provost Dr. Thomas Burns talks BELL Core proposal

Proposed changes to the BELL Core have had students and faculty worried about the outcome since the changes were first brought up in February. In reality, this conversation has been going on for around two years. The Vision sat down with Provost Dr. Thomas Burns to clear up any misunderstandings […]

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Belmont and Lipscomb universities scheduled to merge, reach Vision 2020 goal

Belmont and Lipscomb universities scheduled to merge, reach Vision 2020 goal

In an effort to reach the student enrollment goal in the Vision 2020 earlier, Belmont University and Lipscomb University are merging. “It makes sense why Lipscomb and Belmont are merging,” said Anna Rogers, a Lipscomb student. “There’s nowhere for us to go other than vertical, so we’re reaching out to […]

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How to report sexual assault

How to report sexual assault

Despite popular misconception, reporting a sexual assault is not a convoluted, shameful or public process. In fact, as Title IX Coordinator Molly Zlock explains, reporting a sexual assault is very discreet and can benefit an accuser in a number of ways. “It is completely a misconception that reporting a sexual […]

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