Sam Acho: Cardinal T-Bird

By: Rick Beitman, Editor-in-Chief Produced by: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor Sam Acho, No. 94, plays for the Arizona Cardinals as a linebacker in the National Football League (NFL). Interestingly, Acho also pursues his MBA at Thunderbird School of Global Management concurrently while continuing his career in the NFL. – While furthering studies and playing professional […]

Prague: City of Stories

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer “Czech Republic is the land of stories,” our American tour guide told us as we walked through the streets of Prague. “That’s why I love this country.” I arrived in Prague on a Friday afternoon, and spent two glorious days walking the cobblestone streets of this beautiful, ancient city before […]

Winning the SHRM Case Competition

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor This is the story of the four brave T-Birds who, along with 200 other students from 14 undergraduate and graduate level institutions on the West Coast, prepared a response to an HR case in only two weeks, attended a three day conference and pitched their proposal, only to finally face […]

Thunderbird Global Council comes to Campus

By: Marissa Burkett, Audio/Visual Editor During the first week of March, the Thunderbird Global Council, an elite group of business leaders with a vested interested in Thunderbird’s success, visited campus for their annual meeting. Over the course of two days, the Council was able to meet with a variety of stakeholders from new ASU and […]

TEDx by T-Birds

By: Anthony Veltri ’14, Guest Writer Something extraordinary is brewing at Thunderbird. Amidst the class projects, client consultations, and club meetings that fuel its student body, a group of peers have initiated a venture that will bring TED Talks to the West Valley, and more specifically Thunderbird’s campus. The exceptional team is led by Curator […]

Skoda – The Czech Auto-Giant

By: Sindhuja Kodivalasa, Staff Writer Photo Credits: Sarunyu Thepbunchonchai The module abroad is a vital part of the Thunderbird education which helps students to understand the business environment around the world. To support this a number of company visits are incorporated into students’ coursework during their stay in Prague. This intends to provide the students […]

Asia: Enjoy Diversity and Color

By: Alina Buzgar, News Editor This Saturday, March 28, TSG invites us to join the Asia Regional Night. The weekend is packed with activities and starts off with the Preview Day and with the Asia Regional Night as the highlight on Saturday. Prospective students who will be visiting the campus are invited along with all […]

T-Birds Abroad: First Impressions of Prague

By: Emma Livingston, Staff Writer One week into our Thunderbird experience in Prague, I asked some of our 35 classmates who have made the journey to this city to tell me why they came here, what their apartments are like and what their first impressions are of the city. For many students, this is their […]

Aaha Aaha Prahaaa….

By: Sindhuja Kodivalasa, Staff Writer People say, “The first time you visit Europe you will fall in love with it, its architecture and glory.” And as for most of the T-Birds on the Module Abroad, this is the first time in Europe, and we are definitely in love with Prague. It is a gorgeous and […]

Better Know a Prof: Rick Baer

By: Marissa Burkett, Staff Writer Professor Rick Baer first heard of Thunderbird while in a leadership development program with Colgate-Palmolive. “At the time,” said Baer, “Colgate hired only Thunderbird students so when I joined the leadership development program, I was the only non T-bird. We often sat together and had lunch and all they would […]