Symbols of the Kilims

Symbols of the Kilims

March 9, 2020

Kilims tell the stories of people we don’t even know existed, going back hundreds and thousands of years ago. Kilims are the language of their yearnings, fears, sorrows, joys, and much more. Their history,

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

March 9, 2020

BY YAREN SAĞLIK (TRIN/III) Name: Assel Amirzhanova Department: Chemistry Country of Origin: Kazakhstan What do you like best about Turkey? The mild climate and the kind people. Are there any similarities between Turkey and

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Dear Composer, the Floor Is Yours!

Dear Composer, the Floor Is Yours!

March 9, 2020

When I listen to music, I always think about the composer of that music: I wonder about the ideas that he was trying to transmit, and the process he went through to give life

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A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

March 9, 2020

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/IV) For most of us, a new role in life presents a variety of challenges and some surprises, too. Advice from someone who’s already been there can help get us through

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The Sporting Life

The Sporting Life

March 9, 2020

Name: Tolga Tunçel Department: IR How often do you exercise? I exercise three days a week on the basketball court and three days a week in the gym. How has regular exercise affected your

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Hygge, a Happier Lifestyle

Hygge, a Happier Lifestyle

March 3, 2020

I’ve always liked the cold weather and taking walks in the misty atmosphere that descends on Ankara after September. Since we’ll soon be moving on to a new, warmer season, I wanted to offer

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

March 3, 2020

BY YAREN SAĞLIK (TRIN/III) Name: Nora Maganga Department: Political Science and Public Administration Country of Origin: UK What do you like best about Turkey? Food is affordable and the people are friendly. The weather

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FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Berk Esen

FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Berk Esen

March 3, 2020

BY MARYAM SHAHID (CS/II) Asst. Prof. Berk Esen is vice chair of the Department of International Relations. His educational background includes degrees from Turkey, Germany and the United States; he received both an MA

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