The (Un)stickiness of Memory

Excerpts taken from an original essay by Yulkendy Valdez, Class of 2017 Memory, like a sticky note, can be easily glued as much as it can be easily detached—easily recalled as much as it can be easily forgotten. The inverse actions of remembering and forgetting encompass cultural memory, and more specifically in the scope of…

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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…

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Iva Toudjarska

Mistakes that kill startups

We have all seen the statistics on startups’ demise- depending on the source and the industry the start-up is operating in the numbers are anywhere from 30 to 80 percent. Of course not all failures are created equal. Some of the most common mistakes credited with killing startups are going into business for the wrong…

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A Photographer’s Reflection on the BRIC Program

By Marzan Khan: Hello! My name is Marzan Khan, a junior at Babson. Last semester I studied abroad in Babson flagship study abroad program, BRIC. I had the opportunity to travel to Russia, China, and India with fellow Babson students and faculty in order to learn about the opportunities for entrepreneurship within these emerging markets.…

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Norse Noir

By Michèle Oshima: When it is arctic outside, there are various indoor pursuits that transport one away. Counter-intuitively, I’ve virtually travelled to other cold places, Denmark and Sweden this January. I must confess I’ve been bitten bad by the Norse Noir TV series (The Bridge), all 3 seasons of The Killing, and Borgen. I’ve been…

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AMAN Spring Cultural Show

Tanvi Bhutani ’13: Māyā is often understood, or misunderstood, as an illusion based on the premise that we, as individuals do not experience reality because reality in itself does not exist. Instead, we project our own perceptions on to the world around us creating our own version of reality, building up the individual spirit that…

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