Foundations: 2016 Edition

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief On January 4th, just hours after the start of the new year, 25 students joined Thunderbird from all corners of the world, marking the start of another epic Foundations week. Transforming strangers into fast friends and vocal Thunderbird advocates has been Foundations’ mission since… forever. Mission accomplished… again. The new students […]

The United States Lottery: Harmless Fun or Regressive Tax?

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Here at Thunderbird, we students are taught about the importance of not just business principles in general, but smart business: how to make smart decisions under uncertainty, how to make a smart strategic plan for your business, and how to use intelligence and research to create the most effective marketing campaign. […]

A Tryst with Seoul

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer  My work and leisure trips have taken me to some of the most beautiful places in the world, but I must admit that Seoul, Korea tops the chart for me. I had the pleasure to visit Seoul in October 2015 for the global business review case competition, held at one […]

Happy New Year, Now Start Hoarding the Canned Goods!

By Jake Strickler, Co-editor I’d like to start by saying that I hope each and every one of you soaring Thunderbirds had an enjoyable, productive, and relaxing break. Unless you went out seeking adventure and excitement, in which case I hope you had a totally stressful and crazy break and ended up at risk of […]

Global Cuisine: Causa Limeña

By Emma Livingston, Co-Editor This recipe, and the story behind it, was related to me by our Peruvian classmate, Jorge Cespedes (MBA ’16, Peru). I hope you enjoy the story as much as I enjoyed eating the Causa. During the War of the Pacific (1879-1883), when Peru lost its southernmost province of Tarapacá to Chile, […]

Welcome Back!

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief Welcome back, Thunderbird! Our team is humbled to be part of the Thunderbird legacy with the mandate to provide real, engaging, insightful and representative articles. We will continue to feature interviews with students, professors, and staff members, to cover events on and off campus and to spark conversations about what we experience […]