Merger Mania: State of Our School

By Emma Livingston, Co-editor I want to start a conversation at Thunderbird about our vision for this school’s future. For the next few weeks, I will be writing a series of articles about what we value in the school, what people are worried about, and where we would like to see Thunderbird five, twenty, fifty […]

Clubbing Day

By Alina Buzgar, Editor-in-Chief At Thunderbird, the start of school always coincides with an avalanche of student-driven events happening alongside classes and academic work. Club Day is a perfect example. Thunderbird Student Government (TSG) creates an opportunity for students to launch and lead clubs on campus in order to enrich our professional experience, business and […]

Viewpoint: MAGAM Town Hall

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer On Thursday, January 14 the MAGAM class convened in Lecture Hall 54 in order to participate in the first town hall of the semester. Designed as a follow-up needed in order to address unanswered questions from last semester, this meeting fed off of the momentum of previous decisions which had […]

The F Word: Your Guide to Third Wave Feminism

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor Last semester, I was practicing a presentation with a partner in the seemingly empty Tower room. Our presentation was about feminism and the effect that globalization has had on the feminist movement. Near the end of our presentation, a Thunderbird student appeared from around the corner and approached us, admonishing us […]

Ultimate Interview Prep Tools

By Nash Wills, Staff Writer It’s that time of year again: internship and job search season. A time when stress levels begin to rise, PAR statements are practiced in front of the mirror, companies start to call, and the task of answering the crucial question of where you will be either next summer or next […]

Forum: What Does Thunderbird Mean to You?

By Emma Livingston, Co-editor I want to start a conversation at Thunderbird about our vision for this school’s future. For the next few weeks, I will be writing a series of articles about what we value in the school, what people are worried about, and where we would like to see Thunderbird five, twenty, fifty […]

Witness the Women on Campus

By Lauren Herber, Co-Editor In light of my other article this week on third wave feminism, I wanted to highlight some opportunities on campus that allow female Tbirds to network and find support in their professional growth. While all the clubs on campus are open to and beneficial to female students, there are a couple […]

TIAA Offers Free Membership to All Current Students

By Jake Strickler, Co-editor Over the last semester, we’ve published a number of articles aimed at getting the current student body acquainted with the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association, or TIAA as we call them around these parts. In brief, the TIAA was “founded in 2013 as an organization ‘By Alumni, For Alumni,’ dedicated to advancing […]

Who are Berger and Mabel Erickson?

By Shannon Walker, Guest Writer Shannon Walker is the Thunderbird Archive Specialist and this article was originally published in the Thunderbird Magazine. You may have sat under the Erickson pavilion. Perhaps you have seen the photo of Berger in the Tower gallery, right outside the restrooms. But who really are Berger and Mabel Erickson? In […]

Harvest Festivals in the East

By Chaitra Somasundar, Staff Writer Makar Sankranti, also known as the kite-flying festival is celebrated on January 15th of every year and is one of the most popular winter harvest festivals celebrated across India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. Many Indians believe that the Sun ends its southward journey at the Tropic of Capricorn (known as […]