Prone to Travel

Prone to Travel

February 3, 2014

If I were to summarize my winter break in one word, I’d choose “wanderlust.” Such a beautiful word, right? It basically means “a strong impulse or longing to travel.” Well, unfortunately, traveling around is

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The August Ravages of His Impetuous-Male-Augustness

The August Ravages of His Impetuous-Male-Augustness

February 3, 2014

Hello, and welcome to my first column of the year! Before we get down to the story proper, I want to note that the unsightly-looking word salad that desecrates (here I had intended to

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Triangular Music

Triangular Music

February 3, 2014

This week, I want to introduce alt-J, an English indie rock band, and review a concert by Turkish post-rock band Mauna Kea. They both use triangles as their symbols, and both have released only

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

February 3, 2014

By M. Furkan Akıncı (LAW/IV) Ömer Karaduman (ECON/IV)

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What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

What’s It Like to Be at Bilkent?

December 30, 2013

BY NAZ AKYOL (IR/IV) Name: Sairindri Gita Christisabrina Age: 18 Department: International Relations Home Country: Indonesia First Turkish Word: “İndirim.” When I first came to Turkey, I went to a grocery store, and I

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Are You Watching Closely?

Are You Watching Closely?

December 30, 2013

Now, be honest, how many people read that question in Christian Bale’s voice? The line certainly gives me chills every time. For those who haven’t placed it yet, or who haven’t seen the movie,

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Cheers to New Beginnings!

Cheers to New Beginnings!

December 30, 2013

After a little misunderstanding as to whether I was to write a column for this week’s issue—for a while I was under the impression that I had written my last column two weeks ago—here

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The Great Art of Covering Songs

The Great Art of Covering Songs

December 30, 2013

So many people say that the cover of a song can’t be as good as the original. Well, I don’t subscribe to this point of view. In my opinion some cover songs can be

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