Alzheimer’s: The Quest to Save a Neuron (Part II)

Alzheimer’s: The Quest to Save a Neuron (Part II)

October 8, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a disease in which neurons, the cells in our brains, are destroyed. This happens, as neuroscientist and writer Lisa Genova has put it, through “molecular murder or cellular suicide.” In the previous

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FACULTY Q&A: Interview with Ercüment Çiçek

FACULTY Q&A: Interview with Ercüment Çiçek

October 1, 2018

Asst. Prof. Ercüment Çiçek of the Department of Computer Engineering holds BS (2007) and MS (2009) degrees in computer science and engineering from Sabancı University, as well as a PhD in computer science from

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A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

October 1, 2018

BY DANIYAL ADMANY (CTIS/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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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

October 1, 2018

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/IV) Name: Jasmin Shahramfar Department: IR/Erasmus Country of Origin: Germany What do you like best about Turkey? The food, the people, the weather (haha, not in Ankara, though) and ayran. Are

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“The Sword of Doom,” Part 2

“The Sword of Doom,” Part 2

October 1, 2018

This is the final installment in a two-part analysis of the 1966 film “The Sword of Doom.” The first part, which concerns the general plot and Ryunosuke Tsukue’s self and moral nature, is available

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The Lighter Side of History

The Lighter Side of History

October 1, 2018

The title of this column implies that history has a heavier side as well – the side that we mostly confront in elementary through high school. History is a fascinating subject. It contains most

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“The Sword of Doom”

“The Sword of Doom”

September 24, 2018

Opens in a mountain pass. A dark stranger comes upon an old man, praying for death at a weathered shrine. His granddaughter is in the hills, listening for water. The stranger grants the old

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

September 24, 2018

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/IV) Name: Mahammad Mehtiyev Department: Economics/IV Country of Origin: Azerbaijan What do you like best about Turkey? People are warm and welcoming; also I like the food 🙂 Are there any

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