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Music, movies, videogames, and anything else that are not-so-serious to write an article on (but we do it anyway!) goes here. Art and craft is a part of our lives and we are reflecting our opinions and analyses on the contents we enjoy every day in this section.

A Reader-Author Conflict:How We Disagree with Bradbury on Fahrenheit 451

A Reader-Author Conflict:How We Disagree with Bradbury on Fahrenheit 451

Beyza OVALIOĞLU & Boran GÖHER

07.06.2021

“It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.” These dramatic lines hit us hard when we first open Fahrenheit 451. As we continue to read, the book challenges our opinions about our social and political environment. To be honest, Fahrenheit 451 holds a great potential to be a life-changing book thanks to the topics it addresses. At first, the subject matter in the book seems obvious: censorship. Yet Fahrenheit 451 is a book packed with symbols; these symbols allow a multi-faceted, rich reading experience and create a space for different interpretations.

Eurovision 2021: Stronger Than Ever

Eurovision 2021: Stronger Than Ever

Gizem AKDOĞAN

07.06.2021

It had been two years since the world heard this sentence until 18 May 2021. In 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual song contest of Europe, Eurovision Song Contest, was canceled for the first time ever since it debuted in 1956. Previous Executive Supervisor of Eurovision Song Contest Jon Ola Sand announced the cancellation on 18 March 2020 and told the contest would come back next year ‘’stronger than ever.’’ 65th Eurovision Song Contest took place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on 18-20-22 May 2021, thanks to the victory of Dutch singer Duncan Laurence with the song ‘’Arcade’’ in the 2019 contest.

Why Do People Listen to Trap Music?

Why Do People Listen to Trap Music?

Pelin ÇOBAN

07.06.2021

Hip-hop is a music genre combining creative beats and influential lyrics. Therefore, it is considered to be the most powerful music genre by its addicts. Colored artists lead this genre, so they rap about life struggles as a person of color in their music. Gunfights in the back streets, challenges in their career, poverty, and racism are some of the themes of their songs.