İstanbul: City of a Hundred Names

İstanbul: City of a Hundred Names

December 2, 2013

This past weekend, I had a chance to go on a trip to İstanbul for the second time this semester. When I talked about my first visit, I said that I wanted to see

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POLITICAL ARTS

POLITICAL ARTS

December 2, 2013

Having no more than a handful of articles left to write for Bilkent News, I started thinking about how I began writing here in the first place. As the cliché goes, writing has always

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ORBUS TERRARUM

ORBUS TERRARUM

December 2, 2013

Please don’t get scared by this very Latin-sounding title — it’s just the third album, released in 1995, by the British band The Orb. My motivation in choosing this album is simply the fact

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Faces on Campus

Faces on Campus

December 2, 2013

By Hazal Koptagel (CS/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 2, 2013

BY NAZ AKYOL (IR/IV) Name: Ferah Edip Age: 22 Department: International Relations Home Country: United Kingdom What is your experience of spending time in Ankara and at Bilkent University? Living in Europe and coming

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Pumpkin Life

Pumpkin Life

November 25, 2013

When one of my American friends invited me over for a Thanksgiving dinner, I said “YES!” without even thinking, because her husband makes the best pumpkin pie ever, which is apparently a tradition of

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Darwin Tales

Darwin Tales

November 25, 2013

As last week’s Philosophy Day seminars were unified by the theme of Darwin and evolution (or rather, speciation by natural selection, which is more in line with Darwin’s famed theory), it behooves me to

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The Beauty of Simple Complexity

The Beauty of Simple Complexity

November 25, 2013

With a sentence-long name typical of the genre, Maybeshewill is an English post-rock band, producing electronic-influenced progressive and, considering the genre, unexpectedly melodic music. Maybeshewill mostly makes instrumental tracks. They compose very technical and

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