By, Rick Beitman First Friday, the monthly art walk, took place on “Roosevelt Row” in Downtown Phoenix on October 3. Every First Friday provides locals a glimpse of the city’s Bohemian underbelly where vendors can sell their wares and artists can display their creations.   Situated on Roosevelt Street just east of the Central Corridor […]

Ebola in America

By, Rick Beitman Sunday, October 19, a mass celebrating Nigerian culture took place at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Basilica in Downtown Phoenix. During the prayers of the faithful, a Nigerian woman offered intentions for those afflicted by the “Ebola disease” in Igbo. – Nigeria is one of the West African nations impacted by the […]

Weekly Update for 10/17/2014

By, Rebecca Henriksen   Hello Thunderbird community,   I hope you have had a good week.   I know students have many questions about what’s happening with the Thunderbird/ASU merger. While many decisions are yet to be made, progress is continuing.  An item of major interest is the timing around the HLC decision.  The commission […]

Traveling Recharges

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief If someone asked you why you enjoy traveling, you’d probably answer with something along the lines of “to see the world,” or “to meet new people and learn about new cultures.” But there’s one more perk of traveling to add to your list: its positive impact on your mental health. Thunderbirds […]

Who are these Mini-CEOs? (Product Managers)

By, Krunal Barabde Why do we do MBA? Some of us want to change the career path, some want to become entrepreneurs, some to move in managerial roles, but one thing is common in all everybody of us were not happy with what we were doing earlier. If somebody looks deep inside he/she will realize […]

MBAs Please Startup (

By, Krunal Barabde As we are approaching the middle of the Fall 2014 semester, most of the MBA students who will be completing their basic credits at the end of current semester are remembering Hamlet’s opening phrase “to be or not to be” shall we opt for graduation in December 2014 or extend to May […]

Possessive pronouns, plurals and apostrophes – OH MY!

By, Jessica Knutzon The English language is tricky and there are many exceptions to rules. This does not help defend the idea that English is an easy language to learn. Apostrophes are so commonly misused that these mistakes become accepted in writing. It can be tricky to know when to use an apostrophe. Apostrophes are […]

Integrating Global Communities

By Brendon Biegel Do you remember how you felt on your first day as a student on the Thunderbird campus? It may feel like an eternity ago, but as a Thunderbird you were probably excited and loved the sense of adventure for the unknown. Before long you adapted to the #TBirdLife and found yourself brushing […]

Information Theory Language

By Hassan Ajami Editor’s Note: The following article is from Professor Hassan Ajami who volunteered his literature with Das Tor. We would like to thank him for an interesting piece about analytic philosophy. Professor Ajami is a Lebanese author and a freelance journalist. He teaches Arabic language at Thunderbird School of Global Management, and provides […]

Professional Development Week

By, Jessica Knutzon Professional Development Week is in full swing. After a weekend of wrapping up the first module of the fall 2014 trimester, Thunderbird students will have a week to focus on career development. There will be several workshops, presentations and networking opportunities. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the events, should apply […]