TEMBA Bazaar Fall ’15

By Jessica Knutzon, Co-editor Twinkling lights and tables adorned with photos of past TEM Lab teams revived the “old pub” for an evening of catching up over dinner and giving students an opportunity to participate in learning activities at the culture clubs’ tables. The Thunderbird Emerging Markets Business Association (TEMBA) bazaar, which is held each trimester, concluded […]

Stay in Glendale!

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor You don’t have to travel all the way to India to get a taste of India’s famous festival culture. Last Friday, a group of about 20 T-Birds carpooled to Moon Valley High School in Glendale, dressed in their Indian finery, to take part in the Gujarati Cultural Association’s celebration of Navratri, […]

Global Cuisine Just in Time for Fall: Ropa Vieja

By Jake Strickler, Staff Writer A little backstory on me: in a previous life, before making the decision to walk the hallowed halls of this institution, I spent four years running a couple of Cuban restaurants. During this time, I learned that the really cool thing about cooking and serving regional cuisine is that, if […]

“Management Is Not a Profession”: Can the Oath of Honor Make It One?

By Jorge Céspedes, Guest Writer What do Enron, Arthur Andersen, British Petroleum, and, recently, Volkswagen have in common? For those who are knowledgeable about big corporation scandals, this is just a set of companies that have generated billionaire losses throughout the world during the last two decades due to their unethical behavior. And we can […]

Meta-Consulting and the Division of Labor*

By Keith Blincoe, Staff Writer ATTENTION: Satire article. Reader discretion is advised. Consulting is on the rise—volatility in the world market and increased specialization raises the demand for consultants’ services. Thinking about entering a new market? Hire a consulting firm. Profits slipping despite revenue rising? Need to be reminded every 30 seconds that the world […]

Thunderbird Soccer Club: A Lifestyle Choice

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer Since starting school at Thunderbird in early August, I have managed to lose around 12 pounds. Being that I don’t have a car, my nutritional intake has been limited to pizza, smoked chicken sandwiches, and stir-fry from the dining commons—my weight loss must be attributed to something else. That something […]

Sun Creek Food Club

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer The aroma of delicious food pervaded the entire house as we walked into our first Sun Creek event. We excitedly ran to the kitchen to see what was being cooked for dinner. The sounds of music, chatter and laughter filled the hallway in the meantime. When delicious dinner was served, […]

Global Festival – Durga Puja

By Sanghita Dey, Staff Writer India, a land of festivals, celebrates every festival with huge zeal and enthusiasm. The month of October through December is the festive season, starting with Durga Puja, Diwali, Christmas and ending with New Year. India is celebrating Durga Puja (Durga worship) now. Due to high cultural diversity, different parts of […]

Alumni Interview: Mohit Mehta

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Mohit Mehta is a T-Bird working as the Director of the Research division at Dinan & Co. He completed his undergraduate degree in Economics from W.P. Carey School of Business in 2004. While at ASU, he cultivated an interest in international business due to his coursework, interactions with professors, projects […]