Lock-In 2 was about resilience in watching films. It started at 7 pm and ended at 7 am. The theme of this year’s Lock-In was ”Freaks” and some truly freaked out. Especially Elephant Man and Tommy were most impressive.
It was the first time we were competing in the Elevator Pitch which is about presenting an idea you have to a CEO in a simulation of an elevator which is going down from the 16th floor to the ground floor in 60 seconds. 22 students from 10 schools competed in this interesting format. Ferkan…Details
Acclaimed debaters, judges and champions of many world debate tournaments John Ashbourne and John Gallagher mentored the debate and public speaking training DYV (Discover Your Voice) at the school. We had the pleasure of welcoming different schools who were interested in the subject, along with advisors who got training on the issue too.
There were 20 highschool teams and 108 university teams to compete with each other in the Boğaziçi Debate Tournament. Açı A Team (Nathan Candaner & Dağlar Özkan) had a great success and came 3rd in the high school listing. Açı D Team (Rahime İsmetova & Atakan Paksoy) also debated with great success and came 9th…Details
Experienced debaters Kaan Özçelik, Can Aşardağ, Kaan Hamilton and İlhan Mertsoy presented the intricate details and some funny hints and facts about debating to the students of middle school. The amount of incessant questions were a sign of the ambitious and excited interest among the youngsters.
China is a populated country. In China , a family who will not obey the rule of one-child policy, will get punished. This policy is very important for China’s future. Because of its population (1 billion 295 million) people are having problems so goverment has enacted a law; ‘’One-child law’’. Every family has to have…Details
In the early summer o f 2011, there had been a number of huge scandals involving the Turkish parliament. The third major party, MHP had many men that had to resign their positions on the board. The reason for this was that the “Farklı Ülkücüler” website posted many scandalous videos of six MPs. These videos…Details
Do they live the same life? These people are all living in the same city but with very different lives. Yes, this is ISTANBUL! Only 10 kilometers can change a lot. Does the difference increase as the distance increases? Not necessarily…. HERE, the distance is 1500 km but the difference is inconsiderable. First…Details
In the Wikileaks scandal Julian Assange became the hero of the world. However the source of that ‘’leak’’ is the US Army Sargent Bradley Manning(22 years old). And now he is in jail. But there’s a debate in the world now: is this ethical or not? has he betrayed his country or has he done…Details
PKK insurgency is the top and most current problem of the Turkish Government. Over 30.000 people died in this insurgency since 1984. The PKK wants to create and autonomous Kurdistan but of course Turkey doesn’t give that right to Kurdish people so this war continues sometimes active sometimes not active because of this disagreement of…Details
When we think about the famous newspaper “News Of The World”, two major and challenging points come to our mind. One is that the newspaper was extremely popular and was read all over UK. The other is its questionable tactics of journalism. As we all know, “ News Of The World” has shut down…Details
Even though the law concerning disabled people seems to be better than it was before, they are still isolated from the society (economically, socially, and politically) because there is no punishment if the law is not abided. According to data from May 2011, 64% of disabled public officer positions are empty. Politicians are very…Details