Volume 12, Number 11
29 November 2005

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Faculty/School/Institute Representatives Elected

The elections forFaculty/School/Institute Student Representatives concluded on Monday, November 28. Election results can be found at http://bilkent.edu.tr/konsey.
The last phase of the election process will take place on Wednesday, November 30, when the General Assembly meets to elect the University
Student Council Executive Committee, the President of the Student Council and the Board of Controllers. The meeting will be held in the Zeynep Köksal Meeting Room at 2:30 p.m.

Bilkent Basketball Teams Play METU Tuesday, November 29

The third annual Ayva Cup Basketball Tournament got underway last week at Hacettepe University. The Bilkent men's and women's teams both played against the teams of the host school. Both matches ended up with the win going to Hacettepe by the scores of 78-58, men, and 70-20, women.

Six universities compete in the Ayva Cup Tournament: Başkent, Bilkent, Hacettepe, Koç, Middle East Technical and Sabancı.

During the first two years of the tournament, Hacettepe took first place in both the men’s and women’s categories.

The Bilkent basketball teams will play their second games in this year's Ayva Cup Tournament against METU on Tuesday, November 29.

We invite all Bilkent students, faculty members and administrative staff to come out and support our teams at the Main Sports Hall at 5 p.m.

We wish our teams success in their upcoming games!

UNIGO Invites New Members

Last week, the Bilkent UNICEF Committee held a meeting with its new
UNIGO members. UNIGO is a group that has been organized for young UNICEF
volunteers. Its members include students from various universities in

The goal of UNICEF in Turkey is to promote the welfare and education of
children. "Haydi Kızlar Okula" and "Sokak Çocukları Projesi" are just a few examples of the projects that UNICEF has organized during recent years. UNICEF raises funds to aid needy children in many ways, such as
organizing concerts and selling cards and souvenirs. (Continued)


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“Takim Böyle Tutulur” Documents Football Fans’ Devotion

Communication and Design Department assistant professor Andreas Treske
has completed a documentary that's certain to attract attention in this football-loving country of ours. On November 25 "Takım Böyle Tutulur," for which he served as both director and editor, began showing in cinemas all over Turkey. The subject of thedocumentary is football, and especially Fenerbahçe fans. The film is not about hooligans or violence in football. It is, rather, about supporting a team and being devoted to
football as a way of life. It documents the love of football and the enthusiasm of Fenerbahçe fans in particular, the excitement in the stands and the happiness of winning a match.

Bilkent News talked with Treske to learn more about the background of "Takım Böyle Tutulur," as well as the way he balances the roles of director and teacher in his own life. (Continued)

Campaign to Provide Winter
Clothing for Children

A new campaign has been organized to help the students of Celal Bayar Primary School in Adıyaman by supplying new clothes for children aged 7-16. The campaign will take place from November 29 to December 9. Please
bring your donations to Ms. Sena Özel in room Z-03 of the Student Union Building.

Contributions of the following items are being requested: winter clothes, coats, shoes, gloves, hats and scarves.

Please keep in mind that we are also continuing to collect books for future book donation campaigns. The books needed are mainly primary and high school level course books, reference books, storybooks and test books.

Your donations will be greatly appreciated. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to your support.

Dean of Students Office


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