Splash Biography

JESSICA BLOCK, BC senior studying Econ and International Studies

Major: Economics and Int. Studies

College/Employer: BC

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a current Boston College senior studying Economics and International Studies. I grew up and went to high school in Minnesota. I am on the Boston College Women's Club Ice Hockey Team and I also enjoy running and yoga in my spare time. I love all genres of music, right now my favorite songs are "The Middle" by Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey, "The Long Way" by Brett Eldredge, and "Love Lies" by Khalid and Normani.

Past Classes

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R1779: Music and Mental Health in Splash Spring 2018 (Mar. 25, 2018)
Has music had a profound impact on your life? Does music and fame take a toll on the creators? Do you ever feel like musical artists are speaking to you directly? Our class will discuss how music can impact mental health in complex ways. We will be exploring many facets of music and mental health, from the mental health of famous musical artists to using music to relieve anxiety and depression to reflecting on how music affects your personal psyche. We will be discussing a wide variety of genres from hip hop to country, and active participation is encouraged!