The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

March 11, 2019

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/III) Name: Mohammed Anwr Esaid Department: CTIS/III Country of Origin: Libya What do you like best about Turkey? The natural beauty. Are there any similarities between Turkey and your home country?

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Pushing Your Perception to Its Limits: About Ok Go

Pushing Your Perception to Its Limits: About Ok Go

March 11, 2019

Ever since I’ve known myself, I’ve been interested in everything that somewhat manipulates or messes around with our perception. Everyone will probably have realized that music alters our mental functions, making us perceive situations

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On Freedom

On Freedom

March 11, 2019

In thinking about freedom, one thinks about violence. To be given freedom is to be able to act as one pleases within communal constraints: to go where and eat what and speak to whom

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A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

March 11, 2019

BY YAREN SAĞLIK (TRIN/II) 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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FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Tolga Yayalar

FACULTY Q&A: Interview With Asst. Prof. Tolga Yayalar

March 4, 2019

BY MARYAM SHAHID (CS/I) Tolga Yayalar is a composer and the assistant dean of the Faculty of Music. He started off as a jazz musician and studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston,

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

March 4, 2019

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/III) Name: Muhammad Faran Department: Computer Technology and Information Systems/II Country of Origin: Pakistan What do you like best about Turkey? I would say the people. I lived on East Campus

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In Pursuit of New Sounds

In Pursuit of New Sounds

March 4, 2019

Let’s start with asking a basic but very fundamental question: What is sound? Sound is a vibration that propagates as a wave of pressure through a transmission medium. The sound that we can hear

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On Plastic Bags, and Some Things We All Can Do for the Environment

On Plastic Bags, and Some Things We All Can Do for the Environment

March 4, 2019

If you think about it, you’ll realize that everyone has something to say about politics in Turkey. However, environmental political issues are not included in this habit. We go on and on about minorities

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