Articles written by: Ruby Baker

Sports

Ballet Shoes Getting Much Needed Update: Two companies are making more colors available.

      The ballet world has always been very white. The number of non-white dancers in top companies is a very small number, as are companies that actually supply these dancers with pointe shoes that match their skin tone is even smaller.       The amount of pointe […]

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The Power of an English Degree

      Every English major’s least favorite question is “What are you going to do with that degree after college, teach?”       I say least favorite because not everyone who decides to be an English major wants to be a teacher, rather most of us don’t. English, […]

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship

      Rebecca Richards is a sophomore Marketing and Entrepreneurship major and while some may criticize her major as being generic or “easy,” she would vehemently disagree.       For Richards, the biggest appeal to the the major is that the skills used to succeed in classwork and […]

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The Physicality of Dance: Inside the extreme work dancers put into their craft similar to that of a sports player.

      There are a lot of people who would not consider dance a sport, including people who do it. There are differences: the performance for a dancer is usually pretty similar if they are in a stable show. There is rarely any sort of overt competition within a […]

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The Grammy Nominations: Will the Academy Follow Through on Diversity?

      The 2019 Grammy nominations were announced over a month ago, after the award show’s efforts to add more voting members and expand some categories for more nominations. 5 women were nominated in the Album of the Year category, including Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monáe, Kacey Musgraves, […]

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The Art of Internships: A reflection on how simple work can greatly help others and encourage growth.

      A lot of my intern work consists of me sitting on my laptop and staring at my screen. Which, to most people, probably seems boring and dreary. This is understandable, but there are so many beautiful things inside of my internship that make up for any reservations I […]

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Sharing food and stories–the heart of Friendsgiving: Part 2

      Gathering together to eat a meal, all sitting at one table and sharing conversation, is the most important component of a Friendsgiving dinner. The people you choose to share dinner and a space with are important to your life. It helps you build a lasting relationship with […]

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Incorporating the Creative Arts in a Professional Job: Sarah Todd reflects on writing a novel amid her role in the Center for Careers.

      Sarah Todd and her friend, Keely Cutts, have embarked on the massive journey that is writing a novel, and together no less. Both of them work in institutions of higher education. Todd is our esteemed Director of the Center for Career Development here at Eastern University and […]

Creative voices of EU
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Creative voices of EU

[nine things a blanket can be] Ruby Baker one. a blanket can be a starting line to a long race folded and laid out on the floor the first item my parents ever bought together it was a testament to seven years of love between them two. a blanket can […]