Belmont’s Asian American Association to hold vigil, discussion roundtable in light of Atlanta shooting

Belmont’s Asian American Association to hold vigil, discussion roundtable in light of Atlanta shooting

Belmont’s faculty and students will come together to pause for prayer, mourn lost life and rebuke racism. To support grieving students given the recent Atlanta shooting, when Asian businesses were targeted and eight AAPI women were killed, Belmont’s Asian American Association will host a Zoom vigil Wednesday afternoon, as well […]

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One door closes, another opens: The student-created store that will replace Boulevard Records

One door closes, another opens: The student-created store that will replace Boulevard Records

Boulevard Records recently closed its doors, but a new store will soon take its place.  Yet to be named, this store focuses on wellness: mind, body, and soul. Elizabeth Gortmaker, Director of the Cone Center for Entrepreneurship, explained that the Cone Center allows students to create a student-run campus business. […]

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Belmont women’s basketball claims win over Austin Peay State

Belmont women’s basketball claims win over Austin Peay State

The name of the game was simple for Belmont in its 54-50 win over Austin Peay State University in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament: survive and advance.  “It was a great win,” freshman guard Destinee Wells said. “We just keep telling ourselves to survive and advance.”  […]

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Belmont to celebrate Women’s History Month with series of virtual events

Belmont to celebrate Women’s History Month with series of virtual events

Women’s history month is about to take center stage at Belmont with a variety of virtual chapel events, as well as an art exhibit. Heather Daugherty, university minister and member of Belmont’s Women’s History Month Committee, said in a press release the last year has shown women’s collective tenacity in […]

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What having a new president will mean for students as Dr. Jones assumes the role

What having a new president will mean for students as Dr. Jones assumes the role

Dr. L. Gregory Jones may be a few months out from fully assuming his role as Belmont’s new president, but he’s connecting and planning with the community already — a community he’s watched grow for decades.  “When you walk on a campus … you can feel a vibe,” Jones said. […]

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Bruin Tea – Episode 2

Bruin Tea – Episode 2

Join Jordan, Justin and Kendall as they discuss Belmont’s new president, as well as the challenges preseted by another online semester. Bruin Tea · Bruin Tea – Episode 2

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Belmont women’s basketball cruise to victory over Morehead State

Belmont women’s basketball cruise to victory over Morehead State

Following a slow start on offense, Belmont’s defense changed the game as the Bruins cruised to a 74-49 win over Morehead State University at the Curb Event Center Thursday afternoon.  “Morehead is really athletic, they are big and they are physical. They make things really difficult. It took us a […]

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Marty Dickens (Belmont Board of Trustees Chairman)rDr. Bob Fisher (President, Belmont University)rNashville Mayor John CooperrMark Ezell (TN Commissioner of Tourist Development)rSenator Marsha BlackburnrCongressman Jim CooperrButch Spyridon, CEO of the Nashville Convention and Visitors CorporationrBelmont SGA President Meghan Hickok, speak during the announcement that Belmont will host the 2020 Presidential Debate  at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, October 11, 2019.

Opinion: The debate is over. It’s time to vote

The last presidential debate has finally come and gone — now, it’s time to vote. This event — the second and final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden — completely upended our whole semester as students.  Our curricula changed, our classes went online for two […]

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Live from Belmont University: The final presidential debate

Live from Belmont University: The final presidential debate

The final presidential debate before Election Day came to Belmont’s campus Thursday night – and ended with a discussion more civil than its fractious predecessor. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden took the Curb Event Center stage to discuss COVID-19, race, climate change and more during the […]

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Students express mixed feelings days away from presidential debate

Students express mixed feelings days away from presidential debate

Debate week at Belmont is finally here — and students are feeling everything from excitement to apathy. “Some are eager to watch, others don’t really care — they just want their lawn back,” said sophomore Tyler Edwards. While the debate brings a national spotlight to the university, most of Belmont’s […]

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How the debate will impact campus access, nearby roads

How the debate will impact campus access, nearby roads

Belmont is a mere few days from hosting its second presidential debate – but for students, inviting a national spotlight will mean road closures, restricted campus access and strict security measures for the next several days. “A certain amount of inconvenience and disruption comes with the territory of hosting an […]

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Belmont discusses heightened security, health precautions for debate week

Belmont discusses heightened security, health precautions for debate week

Belmont is less than a week away from hosting the final presidential debate — and the university is teaming up with everyone from Metro Public Health to the United States Secret Service to make it happen.  In a press conference Friday morning, university President Dr. Bob Fisher was joined by […]

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