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How To: Survive Finals with Music

By Joey Mensah: Finals don’t start until this Friday, and already I feel like it started on Monday. While it’s easy to get stressed during finals—especially here at Babson, one thing that of course keeps me sane is music. But for me, I have specific types of song to listen to during each phase of…

Music in Films

By Ian Schranze: Music has been a vital part of the film industry even before movies had sound. During silent films, there would be musical accompaniment including either a piano or a full orchestra, playing throughout the movie. Usually, the pianist would improvise music for the film, highlighting drama, action, and love scenes with music.…

During finals don’t forget the Arts

By Andres Riofrio: As this semester draws to a close I want to use this post to encourage everyone to not forget the arts in the stressful weeks coming up. Instead of thinking of the arts as something that will take up too much time and deter you from studying. Think of the arts as…

The Unexpected Pleasure of Avenue Q

by Joey Mensah; So, I knew I had to attend this musical because it was a class requirement for my Drama in American Business course. I’m not the biggest fan of musicals, so I wasn’t really looking forward to having to attend. And then I heard it starred puppets, and I was even more confused…

Color Therapy for your House and Workplace. “Color is light, light is life”

By Tavishi Kanoria: Stressed? Depressed? Easily annoyed/irritated? Feel fatigued or excessively tired lately? Throw away those anxiety and depression meds and embrace color therapy instead. Color therapy is an enjoyable, low-risk form of complementary and alternative medicine that is based on the chakras found in our bodies. Its benefits are sometimes remarkably obvious: we feel…

Animation is also Art

By Andres Riofrio;  The greatest misconception about art is what is considered art. Currently, in order to be an artist you have to be a musician, a painter, a sculpture, a dancer, or something along those lines. You are not considered to be an artist if you are a film animator, a 3D modeler or…

Healing through the Arts: Let Go! Be Bold and let it Unfold!

By Tavishi Kanoria Today I want to introduce the concept of “Intuitive Painting”. The intuitive painting process is about putting brush to paper and seeing what unfolds. It’s about looking within and listening to your intuitive voice. This process will nurture you and feed your soul, help you become more creative, and let your inner…

The Change of Music

By Ian Schranze Recently, Boston has seen diverse genres of musical concerts happening throughout the city.  They range from pop to rock to classical music. Unfortunately, the highly underrated classical music market has been declining rapidly over the past decade. For members of the community attending concerts of people who died hundreds of years ago…

Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Art

by Joey Mensah;  So this past week, Drake’s third album titled Nothing Was the Same was officially released in stores and online on Tuesday, September 24th. Drake, being the clear leader of hip-hop in this generation (in terms of success), has proved again what this generation needs to learn: don’t ever let anyone kill your…

Thoughts on David Akiba’s “Sightlines” Exhibit

Photographer David Akiba‘s exhibit “Sightlines” is displayed in Hollister at Babson College from March 28th to May 25. By Nicole Fischer: Usually, when thinking about a photograph that captures your attention and gets you thinking, you think about a visually exciting photo…one that is full of life. The “Sightlines” exhibit by David Akiba allowed me…