Senior Spotlight: Georgia McKee reflects on four years of softball and spirituality

Senior Spotlight: Georgia McKee reflects on four years of softball and spirituality

Though Georgia McKee will soon catch the last softball of her career, her journey is not over yet. A frequent starter for the Bruins, the right-handed catcher’s tasks are to read the game and defend the den. But off the field, her academic and spiritual goals are driving her to […]

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Dr. Fisher celebrates the "topping out" of the new Hall Hall dorm at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. October 20, 2017.

The man who built Belmont: Two decades of campus growth under retiring President Bob Fisher

After more than 20 years as university president, Dr. Bob Fisher will take the stage one more time April 22 to usher out his last graduating class of Belmont Bruins. Fisher, who announced his retirement in November, will leave behind a campus that he propelled from a dot on the […]

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Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

Returning students reflect on the advantages of their COVID gap year

When students registered for classes and signed up for study abroad trips at the end of 2019, they weren’t anticipating a global pandemic to alter their way of life for over a year. As COVID-19 shut down schools across the country, students transitioned into online learning with just a weekend’s […]

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Behind the scenes of Old Time Radio Hour, an audio-only blast from the past

Behind the scenes of Old Time Radio Hour, an audio-only blast from the past

This spring, set your dials for the Belmont theater department’s Old Time Radio Hour. Inspired by performances of the past century, the Belmont theater department has reproduced classic radio shows from the 1930s and 1940s for an audio-only streaming series under the direction of theater professor Paul Gatrell.  The current […]

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Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

Why Carlos McDay is this year’s Heart of Belmont honoree

Carlos McDay’s resume is four pages long. From enlisting in the Navy to working as youth sports coach, he has no shortage of titles and experiences. McDay has worked as a mailman, a police officer, a Belmont lab assistant and now, a graduating biology major enrolled in school to be […]

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COVID-19: Belmont’s year in review

COVID-19: Belmont’s year in review

After 13 months of coronavirus testing and social distancing, Belmont is beginning to rebound from the unprecedented effects of COVID-19. Since campus reopened for hybrid learning in early September, Belmont reported 820 positive cases among students, faculty and staff. This includes a spike in cases in the weeks following the […]

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Men’s soccer’s historic run comes to an end

Men’s soccer’s historic run comes to an end

After stunning No. 1 Furman University by a score of 3-1 last weekend, the men’s soccer team shifted their attention towards the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with the hope of bringing the Southern Conference championship title to Nashville. The Bruins lost to UNC Greensboro 0-1. Early in the […]

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Sports roundup: Game days to look out for this summer

Sports roundup: Game days to look out for this summer

As finals come to an end and students begin to make plans for the summer, some Belmont student-athletes will remain in Nashville to finish their respective seasons. Both tennis teams wrap up their seasons on April 18, when the men’s and women’s teams face off against Jacksonville State University. The […]

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Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

Student-led SAP Drive benefit concert is bringing sustainability to Nashville’s live music

As live music begins to come back on the scene, some Belmont students are getting a head start reinvigorating the events industry in Nashville. Founded by four women from Belmont, Green Trunk Productions is a concert promotion company aiming to bring sustainability to local shows. This effort will begin with […]

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Bruins Against Hunger food drive uses declining points for a community cause

Bruins Against Hunger food drive uses declining points for a community cause

Don’t toss away all those leftover declining points just yet — there’s still a little time to help some fellow Bruins put them to good use. Bruins Against Hunger is an initiative whereby students can donate goods purchased with leftover declining points to the Nashville Rescue Mission. Before April 20, […]

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Belmont students open a new store on Belmont Boulevard: Where The Well Things Are

Belmont students open a new store on Belmont Boulevard: Where The Well Things Are

The anticipated name of the new student-run store replacing Boulevard Records was unveiled Wednesday — Where The Well Things Are, a wellness store for the body, mind and soul. Though the store’s grand opening is planned for August, Wednesday’s name reveal was accompanied by a limited sale offering products the […]

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Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Belmont celebrates virtual Cherry Blossom Festival

Though Nashville’s 2021 Cherry Blossom Festival was canceled, members of the Belmont community still gathered together virtually on April 7 to celebrate this symbol of Japanese culture. With musical performances, art demonstrations and informational presentations from Belmont students and faculty, the Zoom event drove home the significance of the beautiful […]

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