Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Full-service Chick-fil-A and new Einstein Bros. Bagels location to open on campus this fall

Updated dining options are coming to Belmont’s Curb Cafe and Beaman Student Life Center in the new semester. Curb Cafe, which previously was home to an express Chick-fil-A and Mein Bowl, is currently being renovated and turned into a full-service Chick-fil-A restaurant that will offer the chicken chain’s complete menu. […]

News
Belmont’s Adreanna Parlette to compete in Olympic trials for long jump Thursday in Oregon

Belmont’s Adreanna Parlette to compete in Olympic trials for long jump Thursday in Oregon

Adreanna Parlette once worried that she peaked in high school; now, she’s headed to the Olympic trials.  The Belmont track and field record-breaker will compete in the long jump trials, which will take place Thursday night at the University of Oregon, after she placed within the top 24 long jump […]

Sports
President Dr. L. Greg Jones takes the reins at Belmont

President Dr. L. Greg Jones takes the reins at Belmont

Like many Belmont students, President Dr. L. Gregory Jones began his first day on campus at Bongo Java. After he officially took office as university president June 1, the university posted Jones’ first video address to students, faculty and staff Tuesday afternoon in which he laid out the goals for […]

News
What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

What to know about Belmont’s new medical school

Plans for the new Thomas F. Frist Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University are taking shape after the university announced a name, location, and founding dean for the school. Pending approval from the Metro Planning Department, construction on the medical school building will begin in the near future, and […]

News
Belmont President Dr. Bob Fisher speaks during an Opera announcement on the stage of the Belmont University Performing Arts Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, May 11, 2021.

A first look inside Belmont’s new performing arts center

With its ornate chandeliers, aqua-painted interior, tall domed ceilings and powerful acoustics, Belmont University’s new performing arts center is unlike anywhere else on campus.  One of the ongoing expansion projects along Belmont Boulevard, the unnamed theater is set to be completed this fall after almost three years of construction, and […]

News
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 […]

Sports
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 […]

News
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 […]

News
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 […]

A&E
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 […]

News
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 […]

News
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 […]

Sports