On Work

On Work

April 25, 2017

All of us have, at some point, felt the immense joy that work can give. Perhaps it was when you finished an assignment with a sense of perfection; perhaps it was when you started

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Coming to the End…

Coming to the End…

April 25, 2017

I am a senior student at Bilkent, and as we are already more than halfway through this semester, it means I have only five weeks left on this beautiful campus. In most areas of

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We’ll Never Listen to These Songs at a Concert

We’ll Never Listen to These Songs at a Concert

April 25, 2017

The release of a new album is an exciting thing for both bands and fans. Bands will come out with different ideas, reveal how they have transformed since their previous album, and offer a

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City of 1001 Churches

City of 1001 Churches

April 18, 2017

Beautiful ancient ruins and even more breathtaking surroundings full of streams, rivers and cliffs, and a taste of small-town professional conflict – that was all last weekend. I’m particularly excited to talk about this

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On the Turkish Language

On the Turkish Language

April 18, 2017

I’ve spoken two languages for as long as I can remember. I regard both with infinite tenderness. I use English rather more often, for discourse and science and poetry; I am familiar with its

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The Clock Is Ticking

The Clock Is Ticking

April 18, 2017

I was watching a video on the Vsauce channel on YouTube. At one point, Vsauce host Michael said that researchers have determined that half of all the people who ever existed died from malaria.

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On Finding Peace

On Finding Peace

April 11, 2017

There once was a stone, riddled with tiny holes like the moon is with craters; darkened by the seasons and the earth, it lay near the bottom of a hill, as if holding the

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New People of the New World: Social/Asocial

New People of the New World: Social/Asocial

April 11, 2017

“Her,” written and directed by Spike Jonze, is a science-fiction/drama movie. It shows us scenes from the near future, shaped around a love story. Nowadays, technology has brought human beings to a point where

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