Posts Tagged: Turkey

A Very International Thanksgiving

Many of the apartments that our fellow students live in are pitifully small. My roommate Kelsey and I, along with our flatmate Sofia, were extremely fortunate to get an apartment with a separate (huge) kitchen and living room, and so we decided back in October that for Thanksgiving we were going to invite all our… Read more »

Exploring Turkey

During the Bayram break (Eid), I embarked on a week long journey across Turkey.  The program I attended was specifically for exchange students and approximately 150 exchange students from different universities in Istanbul went on the trip. A few days before the trip, I learned that a fellow wildcat who was studying in Amman, Jordan… Read more »

Türkiye Çok Güzel

Hagar Gomaa, Koç University Exchange, Fall 2013 Is this school on top of a mountain or something?! That was my first thought as I rode from the airport to Koç University. The university is situated in the northern most district of Istanbul. From my dorm room, I have a view of the Black Sea. It takes… Read more »

Imagining Istanbul

Hagar Gomaa, Koç University Exchange, Fall 2013 I just completed the last day of my internship after spending the summer as an engineering intern in Lincoln, Nebraska. I cannot believe that in exactly two weeks time I will begin a new adventure and start over again. I will be returning to my hometown of Fort Wayne,… Read more »