More than 100 people protested the exit of Lisa Howe and Belmont University’s hiring policy related to sexual orientation Wednesday afternoon. The demonstrators marched from the Beaman Student Life Center to outside the Inman Health Science Center on Wedgewood Avenue. The events, which included a march, protest and letter writing [...]
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About 50 Belmont students attended a sit-in outside Dr. Bob Fisher’s office to protest what they call, “blatant discrimination” against women’s soccer coach Lisa Howe. “I want this to be visible solidarity,” said junior Christian ethics major Elli Whiteway. “We need to get this issue out of the closet.” The [...]
The first of several planned protests against Belmont’s actions toward women’s soccer coach Lisa Howe was held Sunday on the edge of campus, with students bundled against the cold and holding handmade signs. Students cheered as passing vehicles honked their horns in support of their demonstration. “The reason we are [...]
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