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…

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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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3 Colleges + Composers= Exciting Concert!

By Marion Dry:  The Three College Collaboration usually means classes at Babson, Olin or Wellesley; joint academic projects; lectures; and the occasional party.   But on November 4 at Houghton Chapel at Wellesley, we add MUSIC to that mix.  Not just any music!!!  Songs (two sets) by composer and law professor, Toni Lester of Babson, and…

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A Trip to the Gardner Musuem; A Trip Home

Dominic Esposito: Sit down, close your eyes, and “get lost in the music.” I’ve heard this phrase, “get lost in the music” before, but I’ve never gotten the chance to experience it until Sunday 9/9 at the Isabella-Stewart Gardner Museum. To understand my experience, you would’ve had to walk in my shoes on that day.…

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Until the Violence STOPS

Stephanie Millner: “The Vagina Monologues,” by Eve Ensler, is a compilation of monologues taken from the life stories of real women. The play is part of the international V-Day campaign, which Eve Ensler launched to spread the word about violence against women and girls — and to STOP it (www.vday.org). Each year V-Day adds a…

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Acting and Business

Oriana Torres: “Hobbies during Graduate School” seems to be an oxymoron. At Grad School time is indeed extremely limited, especially during your first year. Yet finding spaces to live your passions is always possible, if you proactively look “behind the walls of Olin Hall” and if you are open to mix and mingle with different…

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Drag, Death, and AIDS: RENT in Review

David Hines: A rough scaffolding monolith loomed in front of the audience. Tom Pandolfo as Roger strutted to center stage where he strummed the first cords. On Thursday, April 12th, twenty-two cast members breathed life into John Larsen’s tragic rock opera RENT. As the most ambitious main stage musical yet, the Babson Players sang and…

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What’s Your Secret?

Mo Yang: What’s Your Secret? Display in Sorenson On April 9th, Babson Fine Arts Association hosted a reception for What’s Your Secret? project on the second floor of Sorenson Center for the Arts. The concept of What’s Your Secret? was inspired by Frank Warren’s PostSecret, in which people mail in their secrets anonymously on a…

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Babson’s Got Talent!

Hannah Esberg: On Friday night at 6 in Sorenson-Carling Theatre, the FME business Charity Challenge hosted a talent show open to all students with no restrictions on the performance possibilities. Though the sun still shined outside, an intimate audience sat in the dark theatre anticipating their friend’s talent. When so many peers got up on…

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Welcome to the Arts@Babson Blog!

Michèle Oshima: The staff at the Sorenson Center for the Arts will be curating different community member voices to share the rich diversity of arts opportunities available to students. We’ll be covering the full spectrum of the arts: literary; performance (comedy, dance, film, music, theater); and visual arts (ceramics, comics, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture)…

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