Darwin Tales

Darwin Tales

November 25, 2013

As last week’s Philosophy Day seminars were unified by the theme of Darwin and evolution (or rather, speciation by natural selection, which is more in line with Darwin’s famed theory), it behooves me to

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The Beauty of Simple Complexity

The Beauty of Simple Complexity

November 25, 2013

With a sentence-long name typical of the genre, Maybeshewill is an English post-rock band, producing electronic-influenced progressive and, considering the genre, unexpectedly melodic music. Maybeshewill mostly makes instrumental tracks. They compose very technical and

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

November 25, 2013

By İrem Gürses (MAN/III)

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What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

November 25, 2013

BY NAZ AKYOL (IR/IV) Name: Arnachani Riaseta Department: International Relations Age: 21 Home Country: Indonesia Favorite Turkish Food: İskender What is your experience of spending time in Ankara and at Bilkent University? I have

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Toward a New City

Toward a New City

November 18, 2013

For those of you who read my last piece, this week is about another Jane. Thanks to an elective I’m taking, my life has been filled with ideas about cities, and the way we 

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BITCHES BREW, OR THE BIRTH OF JAZZ FUSION

BITCHES BREW, OR THE BIRTH OF JAZZ FUSION

November 18, 2013

In April 1970, Miles Davis released “Bitches Brew,” which completely changed the direction of the jazz movement and resulted in the formation of many jazz fusion bands As someone who worked at the frontier

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ego cogito, ego sum

ego cogito, ego sum

November 18, 2013

ALP RODOPLU (HIST/MA) [Preliminary. It had always been his mother’s dream to have her family live under the same roof.  Perhaps dream is too strong a word here — let’s hear this in terms

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What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

November 18, 2013

BY NAZ AKYOL (IR/IV) Name: Maheen Aziz Department: International Relations Age: 22 Home Country: Pakistan First Sentence in Turkish: Naber Kanki? What is your experience of spending time in Ankara and at Bilkent University?  I’ve

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