To Know Yourself

To Know Yourself

December 3, 2018

Oaks, planes, tulip trees towering to the sky all around him! He had almost forgotten how huge a tree could be.… The forests of the other world were so young, their trees still children.

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Graceland

Graceland

December 3, 2018

Paul Simon’s seventh studio album, “Graceland,” is like a walkway through South Africa. The sounds used in the album are so fascinating that you find yourself imagining that you are a part of an

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A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

November 26, 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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FACULTY Q&A: Interview with Chen-Yu Chiu

FACULTY Q&A: Interview with Chen-Yu Chiu

November 26, 2018

BY AFSHAN NABI (MBG/IV) Asst. Prof. Chen-Yu Chiu was born in Taiwan and pursued his studies in architecture in Taiwan, the USA, Australia and Finland. In 2016, Dr. Chiu joined the Bilkent University Department

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

November 26, 2018

BY NAUSHERWAN AZIZ (MAN/III) Name: Alishba Amjad Department: MBG/I Country of Origin: Pakistan What do you like best about Turkey? The culture and history of Turkey captivate me. Further, the people here are so

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On Mysteries, Part 4

On Mysteries, Part 4

November 26, 2018

This is the final installment in a four-part series on Knut Hamsun’s novel “Mysteries.” The first part, which explains the plot and Nagel’s stance on life and death, the second part, which details Nagel’s

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A Brief History of Porcupine Tree

A Brief History of Porcupine Tree

November 26, 2018

It would not be a mistake to predict that any arbitrarily chosen contemporary progressive rock follower will have heard of Steven Wilson. He is an icon of the current rock music scene, renowned for

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The Lighter Side of History

The Lighter Side of History

November 26, 2018

The Age of Exploration, the Renaissance and the Enlightenment (or the Age of Reason) were arguably the periods most important in shaping the political and social structures and ideas of the modern world. The

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