On Why Some Leaves Turn Red

On Why Some Leaves Turn Red

December 12, 2016

This column might have been more effective had it reached you a little earlier, when the trees around you were turning color, impossibly fast and yet incredibly slow. Shades of brilliant yellow, soft gold,

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A Music Memoir: The Story of a Friend

A Music Memoir: The Story of a Friend

December 12, 2016

Hello music lovers – this will be a story told not with regular love, but with passionate love. What I mean by “music memoir” is associating music with the deepest experiences of life, and

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The Roof of the World: Part 2

The Roof of the World: Part 2

December 5, 2016

Having arrived in Chitwan after a week in Kathmandu, we began the most adventurous leg of our journey. This is part three of a four-part series on our trip to Nepal. Chitwan was hot.

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

December 5, 2016

BY AMNA KARA (MAN/IV) Name: Sarah Zapf Department: International Relations and Management/Erasmus Country of Origin: Germany What do you like best about Turkey? Why did you decide to come here? I really do love

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On the Fab Four

On the Fab Four

December 5, 2016

Jesus was one of the most important figures to have shaped popular culture – second only to The Beatles. Although I can count more than a hundred musicians and bands who did music better

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On Creating

On Creating

November 29, 2016

Exam time has arrived once more, and though I have obligations, I keep catching my mind turning back to an idea that struck me some time ago: creating something extraordinary does not require that

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A Moment of Madness

A Moment of Madness

November 29, 2016

It’s always a special moment when you find new music that you like when you’re checking out a playlist on Spotify, letting YouTube autoplay some songs for you or listening to a radio station;

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The Roof of the World: Part 2

The Roof of the World: Part 2

November 22, 2016

Having arrived in the stunning and vibrant city of Katmandu, where history and culture merge together in their rawest and most pungent form, I was seeing more cultural beauty than I had in a

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