Unexpected Albums

Unexpected Albums

September 29, 2014

Unexpected Albums  There are some albums that give the listener a real jolt, because these specific records are significantly different from other releases by the same bands. It does not really matter if the

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

September 23, 2014

By İsmail Kerimov (CS/II) Name:Özlem Tufanlı (MBG/MS) What’s your favorite triple? a) Movie: “Pretty Woman” b) Book: “Animal Farm” by George Orwell c) Song: “My Way” by Frank Sinatra Can you describe yourself in

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September 22, 2014

Hi there! The first issue of Bilkent News (or BilNews, for when we’re being more casual) came out last week. Any remarks about the past summer will have been made there; they are, perhaps,

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The “Senior” Blues

The “Senior” Blues

September 22, 2014

First off, don’t let the title fool you; I do not have the blues—not just yet. In fact, I believe this is the happiest I have ever been about the commencement of a school

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Overview of the Summer Albums

Overview of the Summer Albums

September 22, 2014

Summer is now over, and school has begun, with autumn knocking on the door. As my long vacation and hours-long music sessions come to an end, I want to take a look back and

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Caterpillars and Butterflies

Caterpillars and Butterflies

September 17, 2014

The first article of the year is always tricky to write. What if this column happens to be one of the first things you read this semester? I want it to sound welcoming but

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Godless Month

Godless Month

September 17, 2014

One thing I really appreciate about polytheistic religions is how inclusive they can get. The Hittite Empire, for example, fancied itself the land of a thousand gods, and the Hittites certainly had the religious

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Psychedelic Meets Ethnic, Blinks to Post-Rock

Psychedelic Meets Ethnic, Blinks to Post-Rock

September 17, 2014

This week I want to talk about a Turkish band, Nekropsi. They have a genuine style of their own, and I can easily say that they are one of the most original bands I

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