Kardelen Ergul

Kardelen Ergul (24C) is from Istanbul, Turkey, majoring in Political Science and Economics. She is a member of the EIRA and spends most of her life going to MUN conferences. In her free time, you can find her reading U.S. presidents' inauguration addresses over and over again for her research.

Universities Should Not Be Battle Grounds for Political Parties

Imagine this scenario: Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves resigns, and instead of the Presidential Selection Committee appointing a new president, U.S. President Joe Biden does so without consulting anyone. Undemocratic, right? However, this is exactly what happened at Boğaziçi University, one of Istanbul’s most prestigious universities, this past January. President of Turkey Recep Tayyip [...]

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