Through the Magnifier

Through the Magnifier

October 21, 2013

If you are Turkish, or you’ve stayed in Turkey for some time, it is most likely that you’ve visited İstanbul. It’s a must-do to walk the streets of that mysterious and beautiful city, and

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Guillotine Tree

Guillotine Tree

October 21, 2013

I must confess that I am, once again, in a pinch — for the last two days, I have been searching to and fro for a set of vials that I require for a

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Madness and the Damage Done: The Birth of Blackjazz

Madness and the Damage Done: The Birth of Blackjazz

October 21, 2013

This week we are featuring the Norwegian experimental blackjazzists Shining in the music recommendations. Shining was formed in 1999 as a jazz quartet. Their first album was a very well-composed, complex and technical, but

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

October 21, 2013

By İrem Gürses (MAN/III)        

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“Mom, Mom, Mom, Am I… Am I a Barbarian?”

“Mom, Mom, Mom, Am I… Am I a Barbarian?”

October 7, 2013

This sentence, if you can mentally create the echo-like effect from the commercial, should be familiar to at least some of you. It’s the tagline for the 13th İstanbul Biennial; you can hear it

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In Search of a Voice

In Search of a Voice

October 7, 2013

It has long been a topic of discussion as to whether the arts have much to do with the evolution of a nation. Some nations that have a positive answer to this question —

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Journey to the Center of the Grunge

Journey to the Center of the Grunge

October 7, 2013

Our journey starts in the mid-80s. As opposed to the general misconception, the founders of grunge were neither Nirvana nor Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam or Soundgarden. Actually, it’s really hard to point to

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Faces On Campus

Faces On Campus

October 7, 2013

By Hazal Koptagel (CS/IV) & Ömer Karaduman (ECON/IV)

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