Historian Taylor Branch delivers MLK keynote

Historian Taylor Branch delivers MLK keynote

Capping off Martin Luther King Jr. week at Belmont was the keynote address on Friday given by Pulitzer Prize winner and author Taylor Branch. Branch spoke to the packed crowd about what a movement is, the new movie “Selma” and civil rights. “What is the movement?” Branch asked. “It begins […]

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Belmont fans honor Rick Byrd for career win No. 700

Belmont fans honor Rick Byrd for career win No. 700

While his 700th career win happened on the road last weekend, Belmont men’s basketball supporters still wanted to show their appreciation for Bruins coach Rick Byrd. Fans celebrated Byrd’s historic win last night with commemorative t-shirts and a short pre-game ceremony for the Belmont legend. The Bruins would produce a […]

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The best offense is a good defense

The best offense is a good defense

Last week I was trained by a SEAL. In a self-defense course required for all female student-athletes, I learned various Krav Maga moves to help protect me in a compromising situation. Going into the night, all I could think about was how unfair the whole situation was. On the night […]

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