A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

A Word From the Wise: Seniors’ Advice to Freshmen

March 21, 2017

BY TASNEEM AL-GHAMDI (COMD/IV) 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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Lighting Up Young Lives: The Street Lamp Project

Lighting Up Young Lives: The Street Lamp Project

March 21, 2017

TDP’s Street Lamp Project got its start in 2004, with 30 volunteers helping 34 young students. Since that time, the project has carried out its work each year by choosing a school in one

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Çatalhöyük: A Surreal Experience

Çatalhöyük: A Surreal Experience

March 21, 2017

The year is 7500 BC. In the remote plains of the region now called Central Anatolia, a fairly large group of people (for that time) decide upon settling down on a wetland, where opportunities

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On the Meaning of Existence

On the Meaning of Existence

March 21, 2017

It seems to be rather a large, important thing, but the meaning of existence is essentially a dead question. What do we mean by meaning? The meaning of a word is what it communicates.

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We Are Furious

We Are Furious

March 21, 2017

Well, we already had every reason to be furious since this nation has disappointed the man who once said, “A nation devoid of art has lost part of its lifeblood,” in every imaginable way.

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The International Chronicles

The International Chronicles

March 21, 2017

BY AMNA KARA (MAN/IV) Name: Shi Eun Kim Department: IR/I Country of Origin: South Korea What do you like best about Turkey? This is a hard question. Since I’ve lived here since childhood, the

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“Sports as a Way of Life” Tournaments

“Sports as a Way of Life” Tournaments

March 21, 2017

The intramural tournaments organized as part of the “Sports as a Way of Life” program are underway, with an impressive number of teams and participants (see below). Not surprisingly, football was the most popular

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This Week’s Film at Bilkent Cinematics: Full Metal Jacket

This Week’s Film at Bilkent Cinematics: Full Metal Jacket

March 21, 2017

Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket” will be Bilkent Cinematics’ next offering, on Wednesday, March 22, at 6 p.m., in FFB-05. Kubrick’s 1987 film is his contribution to the Vietnam epics appearing at the time,

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