Hello, Uncertainty, My Old Friend

Hello, Uncertainty, My Old Friend

May 12, 2020

Somewhere or other, you’ve probably come across those “there are two kinds of people” groupings. Let me offer another one: people who enjoy uncertainty and the mystery that it brings, and people who run

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

May 12, 2020

BY YAREN SAĞLIK (TRIN/III) Name: Veronika Gerič Škopac Department: Economics Country of Origin: Slovenia What do you like best about Turkey? The food is amazing, and the people are always so kind to me.

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FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Victor Lenthe

FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Victor Lenthe

April 21, 2020

BY MARYAM SHAHID (CS/II) Asst. Prof. Victor Lenthe, who teaches in the Program in Cultures, Civilizations and Ideas, joined the Bilkent faculty in 2017 after finishing his PhD at the University of Wisconsin (USA).

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

April 21, 2020

BY YAREN SAĞLIK (TRIN/III) Name: Chiaki Yamamoto Department: IR Country of Origin: Japan What do you like best about Turkey? Çay culture! Having çay after a meal really refreshes me. Also, it’s good talking

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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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